Low calorie food #4: sweet peaches!

Hello, and welcome to Friday! I have had an especially stressful week, and I am glad it is almost over. It is my weekend to work, so I may not add any new content until Monday. I have been performing Reiki on myself, for stress relief, and it is fabulous. You may see affiliate links […]

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portion distortion: Hot dogs

Welcome back! Last week was a kind of weird week and I am hoping to be way more productive this week. If you read here often, you know I focus a lot on healthier eating habits. Hot dogs are one of the top ten food items in America. We love our hot dogs! I am […]

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This week’s 5 dollar dinner idea

Happy Healthy Tuesday! If you saw yesterday’s post you may be curious as to what that was all about. That was not the topic I intended to write about. However, Sunday afternoon as I was driving to work I was listening to a radio show. The gentleman was saying how people like sensational stories, even […]

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Portion Distortion: Bacon

Bacon! Everybody loves bacon! A staple for breakfast in the USA, but is it healthy and are you consuming the proper portion size? I chose a popular bacon brand. I won’t share the name, but it is a common brand, non organic, and not low sodium or low fat. Before I talk about the portion […]

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Do you love pecans?

I went to the store today and forgot to buy pecans.  So, we will be trying the pecan chicken recipe next week.  A couple of tips for those who have CKD.  Alter the recipe as you need.  If you don’t have Pecan Oil, use Olive Oil.  If Phosphorus is an issue for you, use white […]

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Menu Plan Monday

If you are following along with my #walkingchallenge be sure and visit my Health Buddy Melissa Facebook page to add your stats too.  Friday I posted about a new dish we were having and it was a huge hit at our house.  Read the post to learn which one it was and to get the […]

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Foodie Friday: Holiday Party Vegetable Casserole for CKD

It is the time of year when eating can negatively affect those with CKD or Diabetes.   I have gone to a mostly plant-based diet because I feel best when I eat that way.  I don’t have Diabetes, but I do have CKD. This recipe is from Lord Byron’s Kitchen, that I altered to meet my […]

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Which Cheese is Best for CKD?

Updated 2/21/2021 I am going to address the issue of cheese as related to CKD, namely Phosphorus content, and Sodium content.  If you read my pizza post last week, then you already know that pizza cheese adds a lot of phosphorus to that dish.  So, to follow up on that here are the cheeses that […]

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