Monthly Archives: October 2015

Protein (Recipe: No-Churn S’mores Ice-Cream)

Protein is what our muscles are made of. If your protein intake is inadequate, over time your body will “find it” in another place and cannibalize itself looking for more. And the first thing it does is to strip it … Continue reading

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Quick Book Review: Mayday by Thomas Block and Nelson DeMille (Recipe: Chicken, Spinach, and Mushroom Omelette)

Mayday by Thomas Block and Nelson DeMille. This book was good. Very good. Twelve miles above the Pacific Ocean, a missile strikes a jumbo passenger jet. But it doesn’t go down. The flight crew is crippled or dead. Three passengers … Continue reading

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Is a Calorie a Calorie? (Recipe: Peanut Butter Cup Cookies)

According to the laws of thermodymanics, yes, all calories are created equal (at least on paper). However,┬áthe way the body breaks down carbohydrates, protein and fat, the three main sources of calories in our diet (four if you count alcohol), … Continue reading

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