The Road to Wellness

Weekly Inspiration–Week 47, 2014

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! “A garden to walk in and immensity to dream in–what more could he ask? A few flowers at his feet and above him the stars.” ~Victor Hugo photo credit: Denis Collette…!!! via photopin cc

Steak Sous Vide for Something New

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My latest foray in the culinary world took me to steak sous vide style. Sous vide must be a chef’s dream come true. Cooking is hands off and relatively forgiving, time wise. As with many cooking methods, sous vide achieves results that can’t be replicated in other ways. Sous Vide Set Up I don’t own a sous vide appliance, per se. Rather, I use my mom’s slow cooker with a Dorkfood Temperature Controller. The controller has a probe that goes into the water-filled slow cooker. The slow cooker plugs into…read more

Weekly Inspiration–Week 46, 2014

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“You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I’m not hungry enough to eat six.” ~Yogi Berra photo credit: Josh Bancroft via photopin cc

Weekly Inspiration–Week 45, 2014

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“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.” ~John Muir photo credit: Let Ideas Compete via photopin cc

How Not to Advertise Gluten Free

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I’ll admit a special interest here. I am gluten intolerant and sensitive to how it is presented in retail establishments. At a local grocery store, I noticed the following sign at the deli counter after an extensive list of items made without gluten: “Our kitchen is not a gluten-free environment. Therefore, menu items may have come in contact with gluten.” Sounds good? Maybe, if you don’t have a health issue with gluten. To someone who must not consume gluten, it smacks of something different. The list of gluten-free items gives…read more

Weekly Inspiration–Week 44, 2014

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“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” ~Albert Einstein photo credit: Rev.Dr.Seb via photopin cc