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Losing/Maintaining w/o counting calories

Sunday, April 20, 2014      2 comments

After about a year following the plant-strong way of eating, I can now report that this works!!! I am free!! No more counting calories; no more weighing food or portioning out little servings. Right now I weigh less than 140 and have maintain... Read more

F2F immersion--Final challenge and my own personal notes

Saturday, January 19, 2013      4 comments

Rip Esselstyn gave the closing remarks, challenging the attendees to do the following to Make Health a Habit. 1. Take the 28 day challenge. 2. Don't eat the wrong things. 3. Get support.,, Read more

F2F immersion--How to get along without going along

Saturday, January 19, 2013      2 comments

Doug Lisle gave this presentation. It was very helpful and I've used some of his suggestions. The presentation dealt with the problem we face from people that ask, "Aren't you getting enough protein?" Or, "Do you think you are too good to eat... Read more

F2F immersion--The Food, what and how to cook

Saturday, January 19, 2013      4 comments

There were several cooking demonstrations during the weekend, 2 by Ann Esselstyn and her daughter, Jane Esselstyn. They had one where they showed the right things to have in your kitchen, which veggies were the "tops," and just some general "st... Read more

F2F immersion--The Pleasure Trap, or why I feel driven to eat those Snickers bars.

Saturday, January 19, 2013      1 comments

This talk, given by Doug Lisle, of True North Health was most interesting and opened my eyes to what the food industry is doing to capture my "eating soul" and why it is so hard to resist eating Snickers... Read more

F2F immersion--Calorie Density, or How to Eat more, Weigh Less and Live Longer.

Saturday, January 19, 2013      5 comments

This presentation by Jeff Novick, was probably the most helpful to me of everything at the weekend, because although the principles are simple and obvious, I had never considered them before when deciding how and what I would eat. As a side... Read more

Farms to Forks--my personal review after 3 F2F blogs

Saturday, January 19, 2013      0 comments

OK, I've had a chance to scroll down and look at some of the pictures in my past blogs. LOL, what a contrast to what I've just posted. The meals were definitely yummy at the time. Look at that apricot mousse pie. And those lamb chops. I kno... Read more

Forms to Forks weekend--Dr. Esselstyn's presentation

Saturday, January 19, 2013      1 comments

Treating the Cause to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease was the title of this presentation. Dr. Esselstyn used some very scientific-looking charts to portray his message, and it will be difficult for me to do justice to what he said. He, of co... Read more

Farms to Forks immersion--"Weighing in on the Weight Debate"

Saturday, January 19, 2013      2 comments

Jeff Novick was the speaker at this second session. Jeff is a most entertaining speaker, very funny and had us laughing much of the time, although the subject was very serious. Jeff resides in Florida and is a former director of one of the Pri... Read more

Farms to Forks immersion weekend, Rip Esselstyn's opening presentation

Saturday, January 19, 2013      3 comments

Rip Esselstyn is the son of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, who is one of the two doctors who are the driving force behind Forks over Knives. Dr. Esselstyn took heart patients who were given a "6-month-to-live notice" and put them on his eating program... Read more

Does God care what I eat? Part 7--The Blessing vs. a plate of wild game.

Sunday, February 12, 2012      0 comments

The Bible doesn‘t recount much about Esau’s life. As a comparison, his twin brother Jacob is a major character in the book of Genesis with 11 chapters devoted to his life, while there are just 57 verses in the entire book of Genesis where Esau ... Read more

Does God Care what I eat? Part 6. Esau and Lentil Stew.

Sunday, February 05, 2012      2 comments

My study today takes me to Gen 25 where I find the story of Jacob and Esau, and Esau’s selling his birthright for a bowl of red lentil stew that his fraternal twin brother, Jacob, was cooking. Read more

Dinner party meal photos

Sunday, January 22, 2012      3 comments

I've been following a dairy-free gluten-free way of eating for the past 2 weeks. We invited a couple of friends over to help us drink a fine wine which was ready to be opened. The husband is a wine connoisseur and they were happy to share the ... Read more

Does God care what I eat? Part 5. Celebrations and Food

Sunday, January 15, 2012      1 comments

Does God care what I eat? Part 5 This year I am reading through the Bible, looking for any mention of food or eating or for any principles related to eating, to see wh... Read more

Menu magic and food fotos--Gluten-free and dairy-free

Wednesday, January 11, 2012      4 comments

Today was a very busy day--I still have one more meeting to go to. However, it was also a good day for eating well and eating healthy on a GF/Df diet. Breakfast was semi-"breakfasty" a soft boiled egg on a bed of spinach with nutmeg and s... Read more

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