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Archive for November, 2012 ↓

Weight Management: Culinary School

Following are my exam answers to a test in our nutrition class on the book Ultra-Metabolism. It won’t be quite the same as if I wrote a book report for you, but I trust there is still some helpful information. I was very impressed with the explanations on managing metabolism in order to manage weight–and […]

Support Small Businesses on Small Business Saturday

Today is Small Business Saturday, so I wanted to take a minute to encourage you to make an effort to support small businesses – in your local area as well as those businesses that are doing things that you agree with and support. And please try to do this throughout the year, not just on Small Business Saturday.

The Pilgrims in 1621: Agriculture

Pilgrims with Samoset

As the American holiday of Thanksgiving is celebrated we often will hear some bit of the story of the Pilgrims and their “First Thanksgiving.” Regrettably, their story is often boiled down to the basics and we lose some of its fullness. Here I want to flesh out a small part of the story concerning the Pilgrims’ work in agriculture.

There’s a Food Crisis and You are the Solution

Industrial agriculture and modern culture have drastically changed the way that we deal with food. A combination of factors related to our broken food system are yielding a serious crisis that will effect everyone on earth. While there is much power in the entrenched interests that support the food system, the fundamental power is with you, the consumer. Learn what these problems are and how you are the key to solving them.

Thanksgiving: Healthy Cooking Tips

Make your Thanksgiving healthier by focusing on superfoods instead of starches and sugars, and making sure you attend to sanitation as well as the sacredness of the holiday. Here’s some ideas. Read full article on Culinary Reformation

Update and Digestive Health Info: Culinary School

Recent happenings at culinary school, including an overview of my digestive health presentation and day of cooking for digestive health. Pictures, too! Read full article on Culinary Reformation