Category Archives: Health

I Know The Answer

There is a paradox. It is possible to lose a lot of weight thru semi-starvation and extreme physical activity–there is a TV show that documents the possibility. Those same show contestants now know that it is impossible to keep the … Continue reading

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Someday It Will Be Different

Someday people will look back on these times and shake their heads in disbelief. It will be like when we look back at bleeding, the procedure where ‘doctors’ would intentionally open a patients vein to let diseased blood escape, weakening … Continue reading

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What Is A FODMAP?

There are people who have varying degrees of discomfort when they eat bread, crackers, cookies, cakes–foods that also happen to bear gluten within them. Their symptoms, collected, have been dubbed “gluten intolerance” or “gluten sensitivity” because they are not celiac … Continue reading

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The Truth Will Out

There was no way to keep the fact that the Earth revolves around the Sun a secret forever. There is no authority that is so permanent that it can forever retard the march of knowledge. Even though people have died … Continue reading

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Hitchhiker’s Guide

Originally posted on One Small Change at a Time:
Every plant growing in the field is absolutely filthy with bacteria. A study of coleslaw spoilage in the 70s came up with this… Cabbage, it’s principal ingredient, had a total bacterial…

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Spring Into Summer

As the season approaches where nature’s bounty buries us in food that is quick to spoil, please allow me to remind you that there is an option to ‘canning’ foods. Fermenting them is a better option, due to the fact … Continue reading

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I Thought You Said That It Wasn’t Good For Me!

I did say that eating carbs wasn’t good for you. I have said it a thousand times and I always meant it. Bread at the store, even at the health food store, is mostly starch, and starch is mostly glucose. … Continue reading

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Don’t Waste Your Starter

Last weekend we made pancakes for the granddaughters and we used some waste starter to flavor the batter. We made more batter than we needed, because that was what the recipe called for, so I saved the leftover in a … Continue reading

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Nobody Cares

The truth about sugar has been known my entire life. It is not news to me that sugar and sweets are fattening. We all know that. We all have always known that. This is not news. The thing that IS news, however is that eating fat is NOT fattening. Continue reading

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Getting it Down

I am getting the hang of making bread. This weekend I made my fourth dough, tweaked some things, figured out some places in my workflow that still need some work. To recap, last time I made bread it was from a … Continue reading

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