Dr. Norris J. Chumley Satisfied Life
January 2011 Archives

I had a wonderful and healthy lunch. This is what I had, and it has stuck with me for hours. Dr Norris Chumley’s “Something’s Fishy” Salad 1 cup baby spinach leaves1 cup mixed salad greens1 tomato, cut up1 carrot, skinned […]

Here’s a twist on an old and beloved recipe from our childhoods – sloppy Joes.  This one is vegetarian, almost no fat, and tons of flavor.  It takes about 15 minutes to make.  Serve with homemade sautéed potatoes, cole slaw, […]

Evidently some folks have a “beef” with Taco Bell fast food restaurants. There’s a lawsuit that claims there isn’t much beef in Taco Bell burritos and tacos. Taco Bell, responding vigorously, bought ads in tons of newspapers across America this […]

Yes, it’s true.  There is pasta that has almost no carbohydrates whatsoever.  Which means almost no sugar and very low calories.  It’s actually a vegetable!  Give up? Think SPAGHETTI SQUASH.  Botanically known as Cucurbita pepo, it’s also called noodle squash, […]

As I’ve written a lot recently, I’ve been on a major campaign  (I won’t call it a New Year’s Resolution Diet) to lose those nagging extra pounds.  I’ve lost 10 so far, thank God! I do believe in eating something […]

In a little less than 2 weeks on a totally no-carb weight loss program (I refuse to call it a diet!) I’ve lost 10 pounds, thank God. In a combination of prayer, working out a little more, and eliminating carbohydrates […]

I can’t believe it!  That amazing thin exercise guy, Jack LaLanne, who I used to watch on TV when I was home sick in bed (and not exercising) is gone. Jack Lalanne died at the age of 96 of respiratory […]

Here’s a simple recipe that is easy, inexpensive if not cheap, delicious, and very healthy. We have it all the time at our house. It’s one of those “one-pot” recipes. Dr. Norris J. Chumley’s Roast Chicken and VegetablesServes 3-4 1 […]

Hooray! The nation’s largest grocery supermarket chain, Walmart, announced the other day that they will make their in-store food brands healthier. Their canned and processed goods will, in the next five years, have less sugar, fat and salt. Its a […]

I wrote last weekend that I’m cutting out carbs, and losing those nagging 20 pounds.  So far so good. Take a look here, and at the comments.  1.5 pounds gone so far.  Safely, slowly.  Easy does it kind of approach. […]