I used three egg whites and some tomatoes I had handy along with some onions I sliced up.
We stopped at the first we came to, the Omega, but the hostess there kept ignoring us in the crowd and seating people who came in after us, so we left and went across the street to Zebb’s. That turned out to be a great decision.
The Belmont location is pretty run down, likely from high use. The Evanston place was redecorated in the recent past, even to the point of having TVs in the booths in the back room, so I prefer eating there.
Food science is inexact at best. I’m constantly reminded that as different nutritionists or diet proponents say they know what’s healthy and it may not be what the other person is pushing. The humble egg is a great example of that. Once it was considered bad, then good, but now bad again, according to a… Continue Reading →
Are you full yet? My wife tends to ask me that every time we eat and I usually reply, no, I’m never really full. Is that really possible or am I just focusing feeling stuffed with being full? As it turns out, apparently you can eat some foods that just leave you feeling hungry. I… Continue Reading →
A zucchini salad from famed French chef Jacques Pépin looked tasty. I’d leave off the salt, however, and substitute olive oil for the corn oil.
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 face-to-face with it again recently when I went to a local Denny’s for breakfast. Denny’s… Continue Reading →
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 boost for the rest of the day. Here are some top low-fat breakfast ideas. Omelet… Continue Reading →
Kappy’s has been in the Chicago suburb of Morton Grove for more than 30 years and was the kind of old-school diner that had the spinning dessert refrigerator in the front with massive cakes and pies in it all the time. When my son was young, I remember taking him there for a birthday meal just… Continue Reading →
I also ordered wild rice toast, hoping it would be healthier than regular toast. I liked the taste so much, I later bought a loaf of rice bread at the co-op.