Post Archives from the ‘Food Tips’ Category

Vitamins: The Rule of 7

Posted on: December 20th, 2011 by
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Vitamines are in abundance at any Walgreens or other drug stores. Clearly, we all need vitamins, but how to choose the right one? Well, since most vitamins in the pill/capsule form do not get absorbed by the body and are simply discarded as waste, fresh fruit and vegetables are the only way to go. Here is the rule of 7. Eat at least 7 fruit or Continue reading the story "Vitamins: The Rule of 7"

Orange Juice Turkey recipe

Posted on: November 25th, 2011 by
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Ever wanted to have healthy Thanksgiving Turkey? Here is an awesome recipe. Turkey cooked in the freshly squeezed orange juice. Super tasty and juicy! Ingredients: * fresh young turkey (11lb pictured here) * 5lb bag of oranges * grill mate spices * stuffing of your choice Cook: Preheat oven to 375 F. 1) Squeeze the juice from oranges (not including skin) into a large container 2) Wash the turkey with water, remove guts, Continue reading the story "Orange Juice Turkey recipe"

Food tip: Stay off Sushi and Kobe Beef!

Posted on: April 17th, 2011 by
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After the 9.0 earthquake and the nuclear melt down in Japan, consider staying off sushi and Kobe beef for a while. Even though FDA, CDC and pretty much any other health/nuclear authority say the radiation levels are safe and there is no reason for concern, having lived through Chernobyl, let me just say, you never know until years after and it is better to be Continue reading the story "Food tip: Stay off Sushi and Kobe Beef!"

Golubtsy – Stuffed Cabbage Dish Recipe

Posted on: May 31st, 2010 by
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In the cold weather dawned upon us for longer than usual this season, stuffed cabbage dish such as this one is the perfect treat for the mind, body and soul. Named  “golubtsy” in Ukrainian culture, it is very popular in Russian speaking families. The recipe is a three fold.

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Amazing Bread from Trader Joe's

Posted on: May 27th, 2010 by
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I recently found an excellent all organic bread in Trader Joe's. It reminds me of the Ukrainian Gray Bread (seryj hleb). It's got a thick crust and a grayish softer middle. It tastes great and has only 3 ingredients: Organic Whole Wheat Flour, Filtered Water, Sea Salt. 

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Just Mango Slices, the perfect healthy snack.

Posted on: February 14th, 2010 by
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When the weather is cold and wet, snacking on something warm and delicious is not a vice, it is a necessity. But what we snack on makes a difference. I found a perfect healthy snack at Trader Joe’s – Just Mango Slices, unsweetened and unsulfured.

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