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March 2012 Archives

Salad — bleuh!  That’s how I always felt about it, mainly because I always ate the same kind of salad with the same kind of dressing. And the more I ate it, the less trouble I went to with it, […]

A spoonful of sugar makes the panic attacks go away?  Well, maybe it will help. One of the newest sugars on the alternative sweetener aisle has been around for hundreds of years in southeast Asia.  Now it is quickly becoming […]

“The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs…one step at a time.” ~Joe Girard Wouldn’t we love to take the elevator to our goals?  That’s what all the diet pills and magic potions promise.  […]

A stroll down the sugar and sugar alternative aisle in the health food store will….confuse you.  What are all these products and how are they different from sugar?  We’ve looked at some — honey, stevia, agave Nectar, and xylitol.  Today […]

Don’t be discouraged!  We’ve been looking at sugar alternatives and have found many that are dangerous or even deadly.  There are still plenty of options left for us, though. One of these is Xylitol. Xylitol is found in many fruits, […]

Eating healthy was hard enough when you just had to avoid chemicals.  Now bad-for-you stuff is sneaking into the stores masquerading as natural and healthy. I was delighted to discover agave nectar. The very name sounds healthy.  Agave is the […]

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.  I Corinthians 10:31 It’s Monday — the day we most need inspiration and direction for the week.  At least, I do!  It’s a […]

Okay, if I’m going to do a regular recipe post, the new rule is that I have to try the recipe the day BEFORE I plan to post it.  Everything I tried to do this morning was a flop — […]

Sometimes staying on a healthy eating and exercise plan seems a lot like this.  It takes a lot of coordinating and skill!  But don’t make it too hard on yourself. I don’t imagine this person took his (her?) first bagpipe […]

A sweetener that has no calories, a glycemic number of zero, and no side effects. Besides that, it is relatively inexpensive. So why doesn’t everyone just use Stevia?  The comments I’ve received on yesterday’s blog tell why.  The taste. I […]