Holy Fructosenomics!

OK, so I totally made that word up. But, I had already done a post last year titled What the Fructose! So, I had to come up with something. For the purposes of this post, because the topic is very complex, and there is a lot to it, I am going to make some key […]

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High Oxalate Food Swaps!

All this month I have been discussing Oxalates in relation to kidney stones, and the possibility it may effect CKD. I did not get in as many topics as I would have liked, but if you look in the archives there is some really good information for you. The foods with the very highest oxalates, […]

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Taste Test Tuesday: Family Cook Off Week 1

Last week I announced that my husband, daughter, and I were going to start a family cook off even each Monday. Yesterday, was our first cook off, and I was the judge. We need to come up with a prize, but we didn’t decide that yet. So, for this week I got to pick the […]

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Don’t Take My Chocolate!

Hello, and welcome to another Thinking on Thursday topic. Today, we are going to think about chocolate. I know controversial, right? But, for this month’s Health Challenge, I have been discussing Oxalates, and chocolate is very high in Oxalates. Well, sort of. Keep reading to learn more. I have talked about chocolate before. Mostly in […]

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Meatless Monday: Greek Spaghetti

Hello, Hello! As I try to work back more towards a Vegetarian type of eating pattern, I have discovered this wonderfully delicious recipe. If you have read any of my posts on Oxalates this month, then you know why I have steered away from strictly Vegetarian eating. We actually had this on Friday, but I […]

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this is a rant so be fore-warned!

So, yes this is a rant and if you don’t like these kinds of topics then don’t read. Rants are healthy and that is why I am doing it. What is this rant about? Plant-based diet, whole food plant-based diet, vegan, vegetarian, Mediterranean, and DASH diet topics. Keep reading if you are interested why I […]

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Food insecurity and food waste!

Updated 4/29/2021: Did you know there is a holiday to bring awareness to this issue? Me neither. April 28 is Stop Food Waste Day. This is another topic in the Nutrition course I am creating for my teen. This one, in particular has rubbed me the wrong way. In the USA we have one side […]

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Holy Chicken!

I watched this video last night after researching some more food topics for my teen for her upcoming Nutrition course. Just to note, we eat meat in my house. I don’t eat much, my husband loves it, and my daughter loves chicken. Mostly chicken breast, or hamburger meat. Did you know hamburger meat is the […]

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$25 dollar food Challenge for 3 people!

This is my first food challenge. It will be for 3 people, 2 adults and one teenager. Now, I must say a few things before I lay out the rules. 1- I am low carb eating. That does not mean Keto. I am not Keto. I have CKD and Keto can be very dangerous. Low […]

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That is not bread!

If you have been reading this blog then you know I have applied much attention to food and nutrition. All of these topics will be a Nutrition course for my high school homeschooled daughter. She will have to research and come up with conclusions. Last night, while I was researching I found this article originally […]

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