Lifestyles

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 5:40PM

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

More Government Advice for Healthy Eating – Do We Care?

Every five years or so, the U.S. government updates its Dietary Guidelines for Americans, advising us how to eat to stay healthy. 2015 is the next due date. Starting in 1980, two government agencies – the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) – have periodically released new recommendations based on their latest...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Dietary Guidelines to Better Address Environmental Concerns

As you may have heard, the city of Seattle, my hometown, has adopted new waste management policies that require food scraps to be disposed of in separate containers, instead of mixing them in with regular garbage. The ordinance, which was approved last September, has gone into effect on January 1st, 2015. The purpose of the new law...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Where Did All the Food Go?

The holiday season is behind us, and while the cheering was a lot of fun, it is now time to go back to a healthier eating regimen, especially if the scale indicates that you’ve been overdoing it a little. Unfortunately, the pound or two you may have acquired over the past few weeks tend to...

Gluten Free Foodies

Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich – Review

Oh what a lovely surprise! This gorgeous cookbook – Flavor Flours by Alice Medrich is such a gift in so many ways. The cookbook offers stunning detailed insight on using a variety flours as “hero ingredients” for flavor rather than just adding it as substitutions for wheat.  There are over 125 purely decadent recipes that will expand...

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