fitness

Good sense for plating your food

The American Institute for Cancer Research speaks up. That sounds like a sensible first step in guiding the runaway bus back on course. Regardless of the name spin, this concept– designed as a food portion suggestion–may help reduce cancer. Check out the AICR’s New American Plate, posted to encourage smarter choices at the table.

Counting calories

Are you feeling a little puffy? There’s probably a reason. If you’ve been indulging in everything sweet throughout February, it may be time to count down to a leaner lunch. I’ll be doing a double-take of what’s on my plate for the next few weeks.   

New Year’s fiber fix: hummus

Hummus Who’s coming to dinner? This hummus recipe satisfies every generation. 1 cup cooked chickpeas 3 cloves garlic, crushed juice of 1/2 lemon 2 tablespoons tahina (sesame) 1/2 teaspoon salt olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped paprika Reserve 1/4 cup of liquid from boiled chickpeas (garbanzo beans). Mix crushed garlic, lemon juice, tahina and …

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