Health

The Chickens That Lay The Golden Eggs

I had the chance to spend some time with my fellow healthy food blogger Jaya Patel last week.  We were playing around making some videos in her kitchen.  When we were done, she treated me to some of her Golden Eggs.  She and her daughters have been keeping three pet backyard chickens.  These are some …

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Vegetarian Chili Beans with Kale and Skillet Cornbread

My “Cooking for Special Diets” class has morphed into “Vegetarianism for Teen-age Girls” this semester.  I have some wonderful young ladies who are new to the concept of being vegetarians so we’re starting with the basics.  This week we covered types of Vegetarians and Vegans, and various reasons that motivate them including health, ethical, spiritual, …

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Learn to Cook!

  People say to me all the time “I wish I could take classes with you!  I really need to learn how to cook!”     Well guess what?  You can!  Check out my Classes tab for a listing of the types of classes I offer.  I will even come to your home (provided you …

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What’s the deal with GMO’s?

  Dear Chef Christy, I have been doing a lot of reading about GMO (genetically modified organisms) I have some friends who say don’t touch them and others say it is no big deal. What do you think? Pat from Marietta, GA   That’s a great question, Pat. GMO’s are in the news a lot, …

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I’m Keen on Quinoa

I love Quinoa in a variety of cold salad applications.  One is as part of the Aztec Platter published by Vegetarian Times, combining quinoa, corn, and green onions with an olive oil and lemon juice dressing.  Served alongside a bean, tomato and red onion salad, garnished with black olives.  A protein-rich vegan dish, and a …

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7 Fruits You Can Eat On An Anti-Candida Diet

  I am a real believer in letting my food be my medicine, but the foods allowed on a good anti-candida diet make for slim pickins, and it is one of the toughest to stick to.  No carbs, starches, sugars, fruits, or sweets of any kind until you can get the imbalance of your internal …

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