Category: Good Idea

Simple, one-step ideas.

Good Idea: Make It Into a Salad

Having a salad makes for a simple, healthful, diabetic-friendly meal. I know. I know. Salads are boring. Lettuce, tomato, vinaigrette. Lettuce, tomato, vinaigrette. Lettuce, tomato, vinaigrette. How many days can I eat such plain food? Or the other complaint I hear is that salads are too fussy. To be interesting they have to be filled with exotic (and expensive) ingredients like dandelion. Somehow I don’t think I can just go out to the front lawn and harvest some of those. A well made salad is filled with flavor, nutrients, and yumminess.

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Good Ideas: Limit the Food Porn

  Out of sight, out of mind. I’m a sucker for a juicy burger. After seeing Adam Richman blink his big brown eyes at the camera, then take a big bite out of the totally ridiculous mountain of ground beef he’s challenging on Man vs. Food all I can think about is eating a burger myself. There are whole cable television networks dedicated to celebrating the lucious look and sound of food. The Food Network. Cooking Channel. They’ll keep you salivating 24 hours a day. Have you noticed how the chefs on these networks refer to food as “products?” They’re trying to sell you something. And they want to sell you a lot of it.

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