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Week 2: Action Plan Checkup

I’m still working on my October Challenge learning how to cook. I’ve actually done a decent job with my goals, though I did shop for groceries entirely too much. Boo. Let’s see how things went: 3/7 entirely fresh dinners – I … Continue reading

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Mark Bittman Interview on How to Save More Time in the Kitchen

As we all know, I think Mark Bittman is awesome. His cookbook, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian has pretty much changed the way I cook and eat. I wish I knew about him sooner. He does not think that everyone … Continue reading

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Week One: Action Plan Check Up

This week just blew by. I had some pretty aggressive, yet important goals to get me on the “learning how to cook” train. Let’s see how I did: Get a real chef’s knife – Done! I bought a VERY nice … Continue reading

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Americans Not Eating Vegetables

According to this article in the New York Times, despite a push to get Americans to eat more vegetables many still don’t. According to the Center for Disease Control, only 26 percent of us are getting three servings of vegetables … Continue reading

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October Challenge: Learn to Cook

Wow is time flying. I can’t believe that it is already October. Last month, I attempted to clean up my eating. That did not go so well. The only thing that I really did on my list was kill off … Continue reading

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Fresh, Healthy Food For the Masses

I stumbled across an article on the New York Times about the Roosevelt Community Farmers’ Market on Long Island. In a nutshell, this (as well as one other) farmer’s market goes into disadvantaged areas and sales basic fruits and vegetables. … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton Goes “Vegan”!

Here’s is former President Bill Clinton talking to Wolf Blitzer about the changes he’s made in his diet: Link not embedding, so go here:  http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2010/09/21/intv.clinton.blitzer.weight.loss.cnn It seems that Clinton’s dietary change was sparked by his recent by-pass surgery. He says: … Continue reading

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