Over the course of many articles I will give you recipes I know you will enjoyÂ and will be good for you. They are original and will be appealing to any ethnicÂ taste. I’m hoping that you will enjoy them and share with me your thoughts. I’dÂ like to hear your comments so I canÂ become more creative and help you evenÂ more in your quest for a healthy and fit body and mind.
I believe we should take less and less prescription and over-the-counter drugsÂ and spend less time with our doctors and take more responsibility forÂ ourselves. We need to take preventative measures to avoid future medicalÂ problems before they become serious medical issues. As an example; MostÂ people are pretty careful about the care they give their car. We take our car inÂ for regular service, maintenance, oil changes and all for better performanceÂ and longevity; and yet we let go of our personal healthÂ responsibility and hand it to our physicians ““when weÂ don’t feel good. More importantly most of us takeÂ prescribed medications followed by another and thenÂ another. All to avoid future medical problems. We comeÂ to be at the mercy of the medical establishment for ourÂ future health. Do not getÂ me wrong. There are many casesÂ that require serious medical attention, and I would neverÂ stand In the way of the good of medicine.Â But I’m talkingÂ about prevention, not intervention. As you know, I’m intoÂ fitness of the mind, body and spirit and I’ve seen some pretty remarkableÂ changes in my clients over the years. So to those of you who arejust averageÂ people carrying around 15 or more pounds on their frame, or many more, orÂ you just don’t have any energy or just plain don’t feel well, it’s not to late toÂ start on the healthy track before it is too late. We are in awe of the skills andÂ abilities of our doctors, yet with all of that talent, skill andeducation, they can’tÂ perform miracles. I believe you can, if you want to.
So, let’s make it as simple as possible, as the mantra says. I also say beÂ creative. You don’t have to follow my recipe to the letter. I’ll show you whenÂ and where to add your own touch. Keep in mind, I will tell you to replace theÂ bad food for good food. I will also try and give you the same taste and textureÂ that you have enjoyed in the past with the bad food. Don’t believe me eh? Well,Â get ready for some magic!
I’m going toÂ replace the rice for rice lovers and the bread for bread lovers andÂ a few other foods as well. Bad for good.
With that being said, all the dishes I recommend consist of no rice, no flour,Â except my recommended crackers. No sugar, no dairy, or no trans fats, etc.,Â etc., etc. You will hear me say over and over again, shredded white cabbageÂ and finely chopped celery is my substitute for rice. I’ve tried to create a similarÂ taste to the oneÂ we have been brought up to remember. A warm andÂ nurturing experience I know you’ll enjoy and that will be good for you. GoodÂ Eating!
Cooking items you must have on hand.
•A wok or large fry pan ““non-stick ““a good one-make the investment.
•A sturdy, short-handle spatula, a firm one for turning and tossing.
•A spinner to dry your vegetables.
•A blender or food processor-a good one because it will get a lot of use.
•A grinder for finely chopping nuts and certain veggies.
•A juicer and it has to be a pretty powerful one to make your jobeasier.
My recipes are not measurement bound. They are flavor friendly meaning youÂ do not have to measure most items. Just add them to your taste. I don’t believeÂ in in-the-box thinking. Be creative. Put more of an item that you like.Â Experiment with food to find your inner chef-you’ll love yourself and othersÂ will too!