Monthly Archives: May 2016

Denny’s Fit Fare menu — loaded with salt

Many national restaurant chains these days are trying to adjust menus to offer what they call healthier or leaner meals. It’s a tall order to full when their menu planners remain addicted to salt! I ran into this with Applebee’s last year and just came … Continue reading

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No salt, no sugar Memorial Day recipes — more salmon in foil

The recipe calls for baking these, but I think they would be tasty on the grill too. An outdoor gas grill is just an oven by another name, after all. Try them outside. Continue reading

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No salt, no sugar Memorial Day recipes — bring out the shrimp

This shrimp salad is worth a revisit this Memorial Day weekend, something lighter to balance out your larger meals. Continue reading

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No salt, no sugar Memorial Day recipes — a great grilled berry dessert

I love doing unexpected things with fruit, like the fruit pizza I’ve served guests. I’m going to have to try this one this Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading

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No salt, no sugar Memorial Day recipes — barbecued chicken

Other times, I’ll be modifying recipes, like for this barbecued chicken recipe which the New York Times had on its Easy Memorial Day Menu. Not so easy if you want to get the salt, sugar and fat out. Continue reading

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Some simple, yet tasty, salmon recipes from Costco Connection

The second requires a bit more prep because it involves putting salmon pieces and veggies on skewers with onions and mushrooms. Continue reading

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More fuel to the GMO debate

GMOs don’t worry me particularly, but if people want food labels to say exactly what’s in them, then why not label for GMOs? Continue reading

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Jenny’s will take you back—to 2001?

There’s a two-pound Porterhouse that I might have tackled before my angioplasty. Those were the days. But for today, Jenny’s little filet is great for me. Continue reading

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Top Low-Fat Breakfast Ideas

It can be hard to stick to a low-fat breakfast as we are so tired and busy first thing in the morning. But it’s so important to start the day with a healthy breakfast as it will give you a … Continue reading

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Healthy and natural are in the news again; what do they mean?

The Food and Drug Administration recently backed down in a fight with Kind bars about the bar maker using the term healthy on its products. In the process, the agency decided to re-evaluate the guidelines it uses that allow a … Continue reading

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