Food Majors

life is hard, real food doesn't have to be
Created 31 Mar 2020
  • 8 Practical Ways to Care for Your Gut
    30 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Photo by andrew welch on Unsplash A friend messaged this week: I eat full fat greek yogurt with berries about 3x a week. Is this enough? What are some next easy, practical steps I can do to care for m...
  • One Pot Crowd Pleaser: sausage, chix, rice, (veg)
    23 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Experience has taught me the name of the dish often affects the receptivity. I’m calling this: Sausage, Chicken and Rice. Start with the mention of the meats and omit the name of any veggies. The offi...
  • Anxiety and the Gut, Part II
    16 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Last week’s letter generated an avalanche of responses that I wasn’t prepared for. Anxiety is pervasive in our culture. Mental health advocacy is gaining traction in this generation and I’m thankful. ...
  • Anxiety, the Gut & Real Food
    09 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Did you know the first symptom noticed by people with Parkinson’s is often constipation? Other disabilities with connections to gut dysbiosis (imbalance of the gut flora or the ability to absorb nutri...
  • KY Hot Brown + Honey Mustard Dressing
    02 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    One night in 1926, instead of the usual ham and eggs for the midnight dance crowd, head chef Fred Schmidt concocted a new dish for the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. He called it the hot brown a...
  • FamFav Med Bowls, Simple Squash Soup & Local Pork
    26 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 1 1
    Wednesday I made one of my family’s favorite meals: Mediterranean bowls. We layer rice, lentils and protein (meatballs or shredded chicken). Details and recipe here. I also made a super simple squash ...
  • Sending Lunches to School/Work
    19 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Photo by Yu Hosoi My kids started school yesterday. While they ate lunch everyday this summer, there’s something different about taking lunch to school. Below are ideas and some thought grids that I u...
  • Is Your Plate Better than Most of America?
    12 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    One of my favorite things to do is watch people. When we go on dates my husband often mentions that I’m distracted by checking out fashion choices or worse - eavesdropping. I consider myself in tune w...
  • Granola Bar Cookies
    05 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Packed with nutrition, I don’t feel guilty eating these for breakfast or sending it with my kids. Last week we took them to a swim meet. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or coconut oil, softened 1 cup brown...
  • Clafoutis (custard with fruit)
    29 Jul 2021 • 1 min read • 3 3
    Clafoutis is a fancy name for baked custard with fruit. It’s been a repeat summer breakfast. It’s puffy just out of the oven then deflates as it cools. Preheat oven to 350* while gathering ingredients...
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