Tag: health

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

This recipe is derived from a Banana Spice Muffin recipe I’ve had for years, from Cooking Light Magazine. It originally used all-purpose flour, but I wanted to substitute whole grain flours. I developed this three-flour blend over several batches, to take advantage of the purported benefits of oats and buckwheat in controlling cholesterol and blood ...

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Quests

As life has gotten bigger and wilder in the last few weeks, my mind has become full of untamed beasts, all clamoring for my undivided attention. I have spent the last few days trying to wrestle each of these beasts into cages, to no avail. They will be wild. So, rather than a trip to ...

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Must-Read Article in the NYT Magazine

The Extraordinary Science of Junk Food, an excerpt from an upcoming book by Michael Moss, is a disturbing peek into the world of processed food engineering, and the lengths the food industry has gone to in order to keep people buying and eating foods they know they really shouldn’t be eating. I first heard a ...

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson talks about How Kids View “Healthy” Foods

Here’s a link to a great read from Chef Marcus Samuelsson: Notes From LinkedIN: X-Ray Vision Carrots & Changing the Way Our Children Eat « Chef Marcus Samuelsson. He discusses the idea that the way we talk about food with our children can influence whether or not they will be interested in eating it. In ...

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Good Food on a Tight Budget (with a link)

It has been a little crazy here this week, with The Boy starting school, and his birthday coming up, and I have not been in the kitchen as much as I would like. But I did want to share a resource with you, that I stumbled upon last week. It is a guide published by ...