| Jun 22, 2010
MOUNT DORA — Missing! Two short fowl with white feathers, orange bills and webbed feet. Love people and wheat bread. Will occasionally let out loud honks.
If seen, call the city.
For years, a pair of white geese have delighted visitors at Grantham...
| Feb 10, 2010
If your diet lacks fiber, it's your own fault. High levels of the cholesterol-lowering, regularity-inducing substance can now be found in many breads, pastas, cereals - even yogurts, cakes and juices.
Some foods, such as whole wheat bread, are...
| Jan 28, 2010
| 7:57 AM
Healthy First Quarter Appetizer Suggestions
Nix the nachos and fried chips and the high-fat sour cream or mayo-based dips and serve these healthier options:
Fresh vegetable crudite with multiple healthy dips
Nacho-flavored in-shell pistachios
| Feb 17, 2010
| 6:28 AM
Custom Dinner Design
For more information about Custom Dinner Design:
Southern Oven Fried Chicken
1 broiler-fryer chicken, about 2 to 2 1/2 cups, cut into 8 pieces
1/2 cup fine dry...
| Feb 26, 2010
Chocolate cake is a popular home remedy for depression, but it comes with some unwelcome side effects. Sweet treats don't just pack on the pounds; they give us a sugar high that's inevitably followed by a demoralizing crash.
Still, there's growing...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Daily: 11:45 a.m., dinner.
Monday: 10 a.m., China painting; 1 p.m., bingo; 1 p.m., scrabble; 1:15 p.m., pool tournament.
Tuesday: 9 a.m., exercise; 9:30 a.m., Young @ Heart; 1 p.m., whist; 2:30 p.m., Ladies' choir; 6:30 p.m., evening pool....
| Apr 12, 2011
| 3:57 AM
I never got around to posting my grocery spending last week, so this week we'll look at two weeks of trying to feed a family of five (well) on $100 a week in Chicago. But first: After my last grocery budget post, a friend sent this question:
| Nov 22, 2010
| 2:59 PM
Here are some more ideas for tweaking your Thanksgiving dinner from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation:
1. Start small: When it comes to Thanksgiving, the biggest concern is not just WHAT you are eating, but HOW MUCH of it you are eating. Aim to...
| May 10, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The Frugalista had a good run. But after months of mostly under-budget shopping, I went over my $100 grocery budget in a big way this week. I have one word of explaination: Booze.
No, I wasn't committing the bargain-shopper's no-no of shopping buzzed....
| Aug 16, 2010
Medical science has determined that one cannot separate mental and emotional health from physical well-being. Which one of us hasn't suffered the bodily reaction to stress — felt the heart race when running late to an important meeting at work or...
| Aug 17, 2010
First it was calories, then it was fat and sodium. The latest health concern: high-fructose corn syrup, and the trend is accelerating.
As the country struggles with obesity issues, ingredients in food have been under increasing scrutiny, bringing some...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:16 AM
One thing I learned this weekend in my effort to eat right was that I needed the right foods in my house -- including bread -- so on Day 2 of my eat-right campaign, I went to the grocery store.
My cart had never seen so many vegetables, grains and...