Wild Card Wednesday: Club soda. Seltzer. Mineral water. What in the world’s the difference?

Ever wondered what the difference is between seltzer, club soda and sparkling mineral water?  I have so I thought, I bet you have too. So when the Tasting Table posted THIS article about it, I was all ears.  Or...eyes. The good news is, they all pair well with vodka (my liquor of choice), though a …

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Wild Card Wednesday: MUST WATCH Ted-Ed video on how what you eat affects your brain

THIS great Ted Ed video reminds you how much your diet affects mood, energy and brain health.  A very important reminder to eat a balanced diet and that (healthy) carbohydrates and fats are your friend.  

Wild Card Wednesday: Instead of eating less, cook more–New York Times Food

I know, I know. I sound like a broken record but seriously, cooking at home is arguably the best thing you can do for you and your family's health.  And, it doesn't need to be fancy shmancy meals that take an hour to prepare.  It can be as simple as adding your own toppings to …

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Wild Card Wednesday: 10 ways to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet

Life is busy.  I get it.  But, if you want to be around to enjoy life later, when it's presumably not quite so busy (sweet sweet retirement),  you need to make your health a priority today. Chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes and hypertension don't show up overnight.  Yes, there is a genetic component but for the most part, they are caused by …

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Welcome to True Eats!

Hello and welcome to True Eats!  My site is designed to inspire YOU to learn more about food, try new things, spend more time cooking, and help YOU make smarter food choices. True Eats goes beyond providing recipes because while that is a great start, it's only a piece of the puzzle. I will provide …

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