Nice Diabetic Recipes photos

July 23, 2011 · Posted in Diabetic Recipes · Comment 

Some cool diabetic recipes images:

Oat Pancake
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Image by mrs.McD
Replace half of pancake powder with oat and wheat germ
Mix the pancake powder with water well
put in oat and wheat germ
cook it the same way you make your pancake

Put some FRESH fruit on top (canned fruits contain more sugar)
serve with sugar free maple syrup

Thanksgiving Breakfast
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Image by mrs.McD
Sugar free mocha coffee + Oat pancake

me and myself

Cool Cookbook images

July 21, 2011 · Posted in Cookbook · Comment 

A few nice cookbook images I found:

Image by bezajel
The cookbook shelf!

Image by .michael.newman.

cookbook shot!
Image by Aedioa
reminds me of something you’d see in one of those step-by-step cookbooks

Cool Healthy Food Choices images

July 20, 2011 · Posted in Healthy Food Choices · Comment 

Some cool healthy food choices images:

The Future of Food
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Image by elycefeliz
There is a revolution happening in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America — a revolution that is transforming the very nature of the food we eat.

THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade.

From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada to the fields of Oaxaca, Mexico, this film gives a voice to farmers whose lives and livelihoods have been negatively impacted by this new technology. The health implications, government policies and push towards globalization are all part of the reason why many people are alarmed by the introduction of genetically altered crops into our food supply.

Shot on location in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, THE FUTURE OF FOOD examines the complex web of market and political forces that are changing what we eat as huge multinational corporations seek to control the world’s food system. The film also explores alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture, placing organic and sustainable agriculture as real solutions to the farm crisis today.…
Garcia leads carefully from one point to the next — showing how the chemical companies have succeeded in first patenting their own GMO seeds, and then slapping patents on a huge number of crop seeds, patenting life forms for the first time without a vote of the people or Congress.

To make the point, Garcia goes to Saskatchewan grain farmer Percy Schmeiser to tell his story. He’s one of hundreds of grain farmers sued by Monsanto after the company’s Roundup Ready canola drifted into his field.

Monsanto accused Schmeiser of violating its Roundup Ready patent, even though Schmeiser never planted the GMO canola and didn’t want it in his field. He fought the suit where many other farmers settled, but lost, and must pay Monsanto to plant his next crop from his own seed.

Garcia travels with UC Berkeley’s Ignacio Chapela to Mexico, where hundreds of varieties of corn thrive in different climates and soils, to show how GMO crops threaten such biodiversity. It was here that Chapela found controversial evidence that genes of GMO corn had already jumped the border to contaminate native species.

The uncontrolled spread of genetically engineered plants — recently proven again with tests of GMO grasses — far beyond the fields where they were planted is one of the strongest arguments the film makes for introducing safeguards.

The film questions why the U.S. government hasn’t required GMO foods to undergo the rigorous testing required of medicines created by recombinant DNA technology, and why it has resisted efforts to require GMO labeling on foods, as Europe does.

Suggesting an answer, the film ticks off all the government officials who have links to Monsanto, including Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman and Attorney General John Ashcroft.

It also briefly debunks claims that GMO foods are the answer to world starvation.

Ultimately, the film is a call to action — for people to think more about the consequences of their food choices and to use their consumer power to push for labeling and regulation.

While some people are seeking to ban GMOs, Garcia thinks labeling would drive GMO foods off the market, as it has in Europe.

"I want people to watch the film and say we have to stop this," says Garcia.

Long gone are the days when Garcia believed "we could have our healthy foods over here, and they could have their food over there. You do your thing and I do mine."

With genetic engineering, she says, "You can’t drop out anymore — it’ll come and get us."

The REAL Healthy Choice
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Image by existentialism
Biscuits with a side of fried chicken.

20070203 – our freezer – not so healthy – 379206170_0efb14c4e7_o
healthy food choices
Image by Rev. Xanatos Satanicos Bombasticos (ClintJCL)
Drumstick, Healthy Choice, ice cream.

Clint and Carolyn’s house, Alexandria, Virginia.
February 3, 2007.
Pic by Glen.

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Cool Low Carb Recipes images

July 18, 2011 · Posted in Low Carb Recipes · Comment 

A few nice low carb recipes images I found:

plain flax bread
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Image by Newbirth35
November 10, 2006

Recipe here.

flax bread with cream cheese “frosting”
low carb recipes
Image by Newbirth35
November 10, 2006

Recipe here.

flax focaccia bread base with rosemary parsley topping
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Image by elana’s pantry
This is the bread recipe that changed my life –well, at least temporarily, in a small way.

Nice Barbecue Foods photos

July 17, 2011 · Posted in Barbecue Foods · Comment 

Check out these barbecue foods images:

Maclab Barbecue Christmas 2008
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Image by
Mmm capsicum. Not typically barbecue food where I come from, but yay capsicum.

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Image by Etolane

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