Easy Batch-Cooked Vegetables 2: Carrots, Sweet Potatoes, Winter Squash, Beets and Brussels Sprouts

More vegetables -- thanks for all the suggestions! Like last week, I'm offering what I think are the simplest ways to prepare vegetables all at once, so you can easily throw them into a range of meals with different flavors.…

Batch-Cook Your Veggies: Fast, Easy (Lazy?) Ways to Prepare Cabbage, Eggplant, Peppers, Asparagus and Broccoli

After work, the gym, or driving kids around, you probably don't feel like washing, chopping and cooking vegetables. The answer (I think) is batch cooking one or two days a week, after a trip to the grocery store or farmer's…

They Enjoyed the Real-Food Buffet, Ate Until Satisfied, Lost Two Pounds

I was so excited to see this study published recently, because it fits in so well with my own experience, and nothing like it had been done before in such a well-controlled manner. Delicious minimally processed foods Most of us…

$10 and 30 Minutes a Day: My Healthy Food Challenge

If you've been reading my posts, you know I'm still catching up from the spring (!). So here is my report on my healthy food challenge during March and April 2019 ... People often tell me that they would like…

I Tried Keto, Part 2: I Liked It, But …

My keto shopping cart at Whole Foods. Olives! European cheeses! And chipotle lime mayonnaise (which can make even sardines taste good) I wrote (much) earlier on this blog about the trendy "keto diet" here. Basically, it's about switching to our…