Tag Archives: diet

Holiday Special

If you are anything like us at BHP, the holidays seem to be filled up running to one special event after another. Invariably, the sweets are too tempting and many times they wreck havoc with how we feel. Our reactions … Continue reading

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Cardamom health benefits

We are continuing our series on the health benefits of the spices you can find in your pantry. **** A primary ingredient in Garam Masala, cardamom is a tropical spice that is considered one of the most valuable spices in … Continue reading

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The Flavor Bible

I’ve mentioned before that one of the projects my mom worked on off and on was a cookbook. Her idea was to create a book that was less individual recipes and more a way to put together building blocks of … Continue reading

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How cinnamon can help keep us healthy

Cinnamon is ubiquitous in any pantry, being a staple spice in baking. I use it in many of my mid-winter treats because its spicy taste warms from the inside. It is versatile and can be used in sweet and savory … Continue reading

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In the news

Here are a few articles that have caught my eye recently: What’s Tylenol Doing to Our Minds I try to be judicious about my use of over the counter medicines, including ones like Tylenol and Advil. Because of it’s pervasive … Continue reading

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In the News

I’ve decided to revive our In the News posts, because there have been a few interesting articles catch my attention in the past few weeks. **** Milk has been in the news again. My mom was a huge proponent of … Continue reading

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What We Know About Fats and Oils

The following post is an excerpt from A Pocket Full of Posies, a collection of my mom’s writing and I thought it was particularly relevant these days, considering how much we see in the news about the changing beliefs and … Continue reading

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Keeping your breasts healthy

Because it is breast cancer awareness month, instead of talking about how to treat cancer once you’ve been diagnosed, we thought we’d talk about ways to keep your breasts healthy. Frequent readers of this blog will no doubt notice that … Continue reading

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Using herbs as food

Most of us try to live a healthy lifestyle: eat a good diet, exercise regularly, and tread lightly on the planet. Even so, sometimes it can be hard to incorporate herbs into our regular routine and keep it up when … Continue reading

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Soup: it’s what’s for dinner

Soup is one of those remarkable dishes that is simple, generally healthy, and an excellent way to keep your New Year’s resolution to eat more vegetables.  According to the Chinese, soups are a great way to keep your immune system … Continue reading

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