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Several meals from a leftover ham bone

January 29th, 2015 · 1 Comment

I wish all leftover meals were this good! Relatively early Tuesday morning, I pulled a ham bone out of the freezer and put it in our big, cast iron dutch oven. I think we made the ham for a family party just after Thanksgiving, and it’s been taking up room in the freezer since then. […]

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Challenging obesogenic factors in our communities

November 21st, 2014 · 5 Comments

My Hawaii Monitor column this week at Civil Beat (“Hawaii Monitor: Let’s Tackle the Public Policies Promoting Obesity“) was a result of my participation in a recent panel put together by the folks who have organized the two “Value of Hawaii” volumes. I was very impressed by the presentation made by Dr. Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, chair […]

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Tags: Food · Health · Politics

Another successful food experiment

November 7th, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s a look at another recent food experiment–homemade tabouli. It was extremely easy to make, lots of recipes online, although it took awhile to let all the flavors mix. It’s basically bulgar wheat with a little minced onion or green onion, mint, parsley, tomato, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil, with a little cumin, pepper […]

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Cutting down on carbs means added vegetables

October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments

Recently we decided to make some diet modifications. For years, we’ve tried to avoid extra fat. We read labels on all kinds of foods and choose those that contain fewer fats but manage to retain flavors. I remember when we made that shift and moved away from the old “college diet” where anything goes. So […]

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Another Dinner in Kaaawa

October 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Here’s a look at the simple meal we made up last night. It was simple to make and delicious. The small patty of low-fat beef from Tamuras Supermarket in Hauula was grilled, with a little cheese melted over it. Then served with a sautéed vegetable mix of kale, zucchini, onions, fresh garlic, a few small […]

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