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Diabetes – Why Should We Care?

December 7, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma discusses the growing epidemic of diabetes, and the importance of avoiding it. She also, adapts a holiday pumpkin dessert to make it diabetic friendly and fit with the American-Mediterranean diet goals.

Why Turn the Heat Down and Poach, Stew or Steam?

December 3, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares new research steering us toward using lower heat, and moist heat cooking methods.

Eating Healthily – A Spin on Cajun Cake

December 1, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma shares one hint on eating healthily, while being in a ‘time crunch.’ She gives the readers some hints on how to rescue a Cajun Cake.

November Is Almost Gone – Don’t Forget It Is National Diabetes Month

November 30, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma reminds us of the serious nature of diabetes.

What Brings Morning Smiles Better Than Pancakes?

November 18, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Dr. Grandma explains how her whole-wheat pancakes differ from refined-flour and novelty mixes. She illustrates steps in preparing them.

Fat Choices Can Make a Difference – A Big Fat Difference

November 10, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Moving away from butter, cheese, and meat, and toward the Mediterranean’s monounsaturates; avocado, nuts, olives, legumes, and extra virgin olive oil may decrease your risk of diabetes and heart disease.

Should we all pay attention to the research related to diabetes?

November 7, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

Research continues to lead us to the Mediterranean and away from diabetes. This post includes a simple nutritious meatless meal.

Relaxed Autumn Morning

October 29, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

On a relaxing Autumn morning, Dr. Grandma tries an experiment by carmelizing apples, pears, and plums. It’s a Do-Again!

Introduction to The Foodland Chronicles

October 16, 2009 by Joyce Bunderson

In her initial post, Dr. Grandma introduces the Foodland Chronicles, discusses why you might care, and relates some of her journey through Foodland, toward the ideal of an American-Mediterranean diet of wonderfully yummy, but healthy foods.