Arthritis: Part of life? My perspective:

Recently, I have been diagnosed with arthritis, for the third time.  This time in my right hand.  So now I have mild arthritis in my lower back, my neck, and my hand.  This sounds horrible to me and I’m not quite sure what to think.  When I recently discussed my hand pain with my doctor,…

Low Carb diet: my perspective

This time of year we are all bombarded with diet commercials and advertisements.  Quite honestly, it drives me nuts.  I have struggled my whole life with weight issues.  I don’t think there is any magical answer. I also think each individual needs to determine what works best for their body, metabolism, and any health issues…

For the love of Kale

I read recently that kale may not be so much in the spotlight in 2018.  I wonder if that is really true.  I have fallen in love with kale and eat it several nights a week.  I like the crunchiness of it and the texture.  I first tried baby kale.  Then I accidentally bought chopped…

What is a Pummelo?

Confessions of a grapefruit addict. I love grapefruit.  I love them so much I take them on road trips, I eat them on vacations, I will even buy them at my destination, if possible.  I have them in my refrigerator at all times and eat one almost every day for breakfast.  They are refreshing, juicy…

My Nut Cereal

I love this cereal, which is basically chopped and toasted nuts.  I chop the nuts in my food processor.  Add the ingredients listed below.  You can use honey, I may even try maple syrup next time, for the sweetener.  Pour into a baking sheet (I use parchment paper as well) then cook on low heat…