Healthy Eating, Cooking, and Baking Blog at Allrecipes.com (8/2012)

Healthy Eating, Cooking, and Baking

 
Aug. 29, 2012 1:47 am 
Updated: Sep. 1, 2012 1:04 am
In the last few years, there have been many debates, opinions, and some research on the subject of whether whole grains are good or bad. Many people have chosen to avoid eating grain all together rather than do the research to find out why grain might be detrimental to our health. Although… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 24, 2012 3:05 am 
Updated: Mar. 28, 2013 3:11 pm
The addition of whole grains to your diet can be either detrimental or beneficial depending on how you use them. I have seen so many bread recipes comments that people have used whole grain flours in recipes that used short fermentation and raising times and more yeast thinking that they are… MORE
 
 
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Aug. 5, 2012 1:18 am 
Updated: Aug. 24, 2012 2:05 am
In the last couple of years, I have done extensive study in a number of areas concerning healthy eating. In my studies, I have found it incredible that so many of the common health issues have been caused by diet, and how many of these problems can be either prevented or even cured by… MORE
 
 
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judy2304

Home Town
Franklin Park, Illinois, USA

Member Since
Jan. 2012

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Healthy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Gardening, Music, Painting/Drawing

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About Me
I breed large parrots, like to write, raise most of our veggies, completed my AS degree at 65, enjoy cooking specialty dishes and baking bread. I have done extensive study of cooking and eating healthy. A few years ago, I started researching healthy eating for my parrots, and it has since changed focus to the diet of my family. At this point, I make all of our bread using fresh milled flour that I make. We eat primarily pastures fed meats and eggs, and I make many of our condiments. We also avoid GMO foods and ingredients as much as possible. Since my 93 year old mother has moved in with us, we have eliminated the 10 medications she was on, and her physical and mental condition has improved considerably. I totally believe that we are what we eat. What is really best for us is a constant learning experience.
My favorite things to cook
I get bored with cooking daily meals, but enjoy making specialty and new dishes. I also enjoy baking breads from scratch using freshly ground flour made from various grains that I buy in bulk.
My cooking triumphs
One of my cooking triumphs was baking whole grain breads that are light, tasty, and healthy.
My cooking tragedies
My latest cooking tragedy was recovered with some effort. I made the Navy Bean and Ham soup that I posted and after the cooking time, much of the liquid had evaporated. I was tired when it finished and put it into containers and froze it as it was. The next day we had it for dinner and it was way too thick. As much as I didn't feel like it, I thawed 8 containers of the soup, added more broth, and repackaged it for freezing. It was really a pain, but I'm glad I did it. The finished soup was so much better.
 
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