Monthly Archives: July 2012

One of our recipes made it to Lani’s blog!

Yesterday I posted my recipe for Cheezy Hummus and Lani Muelrath was kind enough to share it with her readers. Very exciting, eh? Well, here’s a pic of the recipe: Here’s a link to her fabulous article outlining 21 different … Continue reading

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Cheezy Hummus

1.5 cups garbanzo beans (unsalted) (drained) 6 Tbsp nutritional yeast 1/3 cup roasted red pepper (from a jar, skin on/off doesn’t matter) 4 Tbsp rice vinegar 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp onion powder 2 Tbsp dijon mustard Place everything … Continue reading

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Jake Photobombed (sorta) a pic

I’m sorting through some of our food photos and I notice this: The ears you see would be little Jake. There’s nothing he loves better than “helping” us cook. Anything that drops is instantly sucked into his gullet. We call … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ thoughts on a plant based diet

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“Me, Give Up Meat? Vegan Diets Surging in Popularity”

From US News and World Report: While many vegans still take the stand because they believe in animal rights, a growing number are swayed by mounting research showing a profound impact on health. “It’s dramatic,” says Neal Barnard, a nutrition … Continue reading

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Yup, this should go real well.

We’ve got a new weight loss drug. But Qsymia is not without drawbacks. When Qsymia’s manufacturer, Vivus, initially submitted the drug for approval in 2010, the FDA voted it down, citing concerns over the potential for dangerous heart problems, birth … Continue reading

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Nope. No deprivation here.

One of my favorite meals. Perhaps we’ll have it tonight…

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Is a calorie really a calorie?

Yup. According to this respected doc, there’s no magic involved in weight loss. So no… carbs don’t magically turn to fat. There’s nothing magical about vegetarianism either. Plus, nobody’s sure what people in the Paleo period ate, in fact as … Continue reading

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Two Cardiologists & One Cardiac Surgeon Who Follow an Esselstyn-Style Plant-Based Diet. What’s Their Story and What Health Benefits Have They Seen?

EXCELLENT blog post from the Medical Librarian. Excellent blog. Highly recommended. Since starting Happy Healthy Long Life over four years ago I’ve heard from a number of physicians who have shared their personal success stories following an Esselstyn-style plant-based diet. … Continue reading

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Got Milk? You Don’t Need It.

From the New York Times. Osteoporosis? You don’t need milk, or large amounts of calcium, for bone integrity. In fact, the rate of fractures is highest in milk-drinking countries, and it turns out that the keys to bone strength are … Continue reading

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