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 …Read More

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, …Read More

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 …Read More

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, …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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 …Read More

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. …Read More