Tag Archives: whole foods

What is this? Amyl acetate, amyl butyrate, amyl valerate, anethol, anisyl formate, benzyl acetate, benzyl isobutyrate, butyric acid, cinnamyl isobutyrate, cinnamyl valerate, cognac essential oil, diacetyl, dipropyl ketone, ethyl acetate, ethyl amyl ketone, ethyl butyrate, ethyl cinnamate, ethyl heptanoate, ethyl heptylate, ethyl lactate, ethyl methylphenylglycidate, ethyl nitrate, ethyl propionate, ethyl valerate, heliotropin, hydroxyphenyl-2-butanone (10 percent […]

“Costco Organic Foods” is a list I originally put together for my son-in-law, David in 2008. He has a Costco membership, but lives a distance from a store. Because, he will be the one driving to the store and shopping, he wanted to know what organic food products I found at Costco (Sam’s has similar […]

Get Organized Let’s face it, cooking meals can be time-consuming. Even if you love to cook like me, it takes planning and time to prepare wholesome meals. You will be more efficient in the kitchen, when your kitchen is well organized. Make sure every item in your kitchen has earned its right to take up […]

  Hosting a Super Bowl Party? What will you serve? According to a recent SUPERVALU® Snack Down Survey, the list of popular Super Bowl snacks include dips and spreads, chicken wings and pizza. Chips and salty snacks such as peanuts, popcorn or pretzels are present at most gatherings. Of course there’s the ever-popular burgers, hot […]

Don’t Count on Help from Professionals I like to read the new studies about health, especially when they focus on children. Several new studies on children’s eating habits were presented at the recent Obesity Society meeting. What surprises me most is that they really don’t offer any new insight or suggestions. What Exactly Did the Researchers Find? […]

Tiny Tummies Can Have Big Aches Kids are experiencing stomach issues more often. In fact, the occurrence of children developing adult-type illnesses and diseases is growing at an alarming rate. A mom from San Francisco asks for advicefor her 5-year-old daughter, who often complains of a tummy ache. The doctor doesn’t find anything wrong and suggests […]

Old Mother Hubbard Went to the cupboard, To give her poor dog a bone: When she came there, The cupboard was bare, And so her poor dog had none. My little dogs, Phoebe and Mille, never have to worry about getting a dog bone. Although ol’ Mother Hubbard’s dog wasn’t as fortunate. In my last blog, “Food […]

It’s time to make good on your New Year’s Resolution to nutritionally enhance your meals. As the Chinese proverb states, “Talk doesn’t cook rice.” Today, Approximately 90 percent of American’s food budget is spent on processed foods. No natter how much you might discuss a subject, (read about, study, etc.) it’s not until you get […]

Resolve to Eat Healthy You can make one more resolution… for your children. If you want your kids to eat healthy foods, you need to make changes yourself. It’s up to you to resolve that your family will be healthy this coming year. Your kids eating habits will change when YOU change. We need to […]