Just a few of the delicious and healthy recipes in this issue...
In this issue:
Finding An SCD Friendly Doctor
"Three years ago I moved to a new state. Along with all the other stresses of moving, I was faced with the task of locating a doctor who would be supportive of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. The last thing I wanted when going to the doctor was someone who would question my health or make discouraging remarks about the SCD. In conducting a search for the right doctor, these are the steps I took:..."
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Cooking School: Learning About Eggs
"Although we probably eat them every day in one form or another, we hardly ever really think about eggs. All sorts of eggs - quail, goose and duck - are delicious, but we want to cover information about those produced by chickens.
A chicken takes about 26 hours to produce an egg..."
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Thick and Creamy Yogurt Cheese
"In Middle Eastern markets, you often find a cool, tangy, fresh white cheese that spreads like soft cream cheese. It is made by draining the liquid whey from plain yogurt so it becomes thick. In many of our recipes..."
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You're The Cook...
"About Making Bone Broth Flavoring Cubes.
Bone broth is a gift in both flavor and nutrition. Bones and water are slowly cooked to extract all the rich flavor and calcium and the broth significantly improves everything from soups to vegetables to sauces..."
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Our Amazon picks to add a little sparkle to your appetizer party, as described in this edition of "I Want To THRIVE."
Starting the Year Off Right
"Happy New Year! Are you new to the SCD? Kick off the new year by making the resolution to stick to the SCD 100% this year and see how your life improves. The SCD works and it has given thousands of people their life back!
Are you one for New Year's resolutions? Whether you write them down to refer to throughout the year, or keep a mental list in your mind, they can be helpful...
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Out and About at Mimi's Cafe
"If you're in the mood for a warm, homey restaurant with a touch of European charm, then Mimi's Cafe is just the one. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner it is a great choice for any meal of the day.
My husband and I have some good memories at Mimi's as we dined there often when we were dating. It's a great restaurant because it is comfortable, yet classy, with a variety of delicious food choices for both the SCD diner and...
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How We Met
"As Valentine's Day rolls around, I am reminded of the blessing I have in my husband Jim. It's amazing to realize how much time has passed since we met; it will be five years in April!
We were introduced to each other in a rather non-conventional way, although these days it's becoming more and more common. We both took the leap..."
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Dating and the SCD
"The thought of dating while on the SCD can be a little daunting. However, with some creativity and planning ahead you can have fun and memorable dates!
I dated my husband Jim while on the SCD so I got a lot of practice considering all the angles! We enjoyed a variety of dates..."
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"Many people think that buying the fresh food required on the SCD means they will have a higher grocery bill each month. However, with a little planning ahead and shopping for bargains, you can keep your grocery bill to just about the same as it would be on a "normal" diet. And think of all the money you'll be saving by not going out to eat so much and not eating all that junk food!
Tips to help you stay on budget...
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"Aren't you glad that you can enjoy honey on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet? It makes life sweet, in more ways than one! On your next vacation it would be sweetly rewarding to collect various honeys from the places you visit and you'll soon see that they can be quite varied, depending on the local vegetation.
Each region of the world has plants, flowers and trees which produce subtly different flavors of honey..."
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Throw a Winter Appetizer Party!
"Winter is the perfect time to shake things up a little by throwing an appetizer party. It's a great way to entertain a group, especially if you are short of seating space, time or resources. Families are getting together for New Year's Day parades and game watching. Friends gather for the Super Bowl, or you might just want to chase away some winter blahs by getting people together by the fireplace! An appetizer party is fun and relatively easy on the cook, so plan one soon. We give you six recipes to get you started! ..."
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