Archive: September, 2013

New in “Dinner and a Movie”: Sabrina

On the Menu: "The Sophisticated Supper" Grilled Oysters Rockefeller and Salmon Bisque ..very few brothers have the "bandwidth", if you will, to go from reviewing the gritty, American Gangster, to reviewing a classic like Sabrina. But for me "ain't nothing but a g-thang baby…" to go to the post chick on any of the photos […]

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“If I Could Make September Stay”, (with Roasted Carrots With Pesto)

End of September means fall, the prelude  to winter…sigh. The good side if it is there are so many farmer's markets up here in Oregon, and the fruits and veggies have these amazing fall colors.. A farmer's market sets up shop every Thursday right outside my job, and I was amazed by those muti-colored carrots. […]

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Island Life!! Pick your own vegetables for a Chef’s Yellowfin Tuna, Caribbean Island Lunch!!!

Aw man!!! I missed this place the last time I was down in the Virgin Islands 🙁 Although I was on the British Side, I would have had no problem taking the Ferry over to the U.S. side to the quaint island of St. John, to visit the Eco-Serendib villa in the US Virgin Islands. […]

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Ron Finley: The “Gangsta Gardner”…..he plants food and gardens in vacant lots in South Central L.A.

“Growing your own food is like printing your own money”  –Ron Finley “FOOD IS THE PROBLEM, FOOD IS THE SOLUTION!!!”, Says Ron Finley, a.k.a. the “Gansta Gardner” of South Central Los Angeles. The story in one sentence…Ron started planting gardens and growing food in vacant lots all over South Central Los Angeles, which I’m sure […]

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Eating Local In Oregon!!! (With Blood Orange Roasted Chicken)

…with a side of roasted leeks, carrots and mushrooms I call my current existence, "High-Tech Hobo Life" !!! I've lived and worked in 5 states in the past 5 years, and I give them all my own nickname. Illinois (my home state) is "BOLD" (because of the Bold Chicago Skyline, bold political figures, bold sports […]

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Men’s Health: The dangers of Low Testosterone Topical Gels and other “Low T” medications

….there are some VERY good holistic, natural alternatives, READ ON!!!! I saw another "Low T" (low testosterone) commercial yesterday, the one with the rugged looking cowboy with the handsome head of grey hair, and I realized I can't take anymore of this "false advertising". The well crafted commercials, to me, do nothing but show a […]

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Girl Talk: D.I.Y. Skin and Body Care (Part 1)

(a.k.a. Going natural should be "The Way You Do The Things You Do") At the bottom of the post, you'll see why I surnamed this article "The Way You Do The Things You Do". But, I thought these lovely ladies in their "Then and Now " Retro Fashion, might remind is to take bodycare "back […]

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“The Coconut Oil Conspiracy”: How big business kept this incredibly healthy oil from the masses……

….by convincing people that all saturated fats are bad for you…which is false!!! For thousands of years, coconuts have been a staple of tropical cuisines, and those who followed a traditional coconut-based diet, such as Pacific Islanders, had none of the heart disease, cancer, diabetes, or other illnesses that plague modern America (at least until […]

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Prawns N’ Pesto

This "Prawns N' Pesto" recipe contains three or four things that other "healthy eaters"  may avoid, that being the infamous so-called "shrimp scavengers", gluten and grains in bread, and the cheese used to make the pesto. Not me though, I went for it…… I address all of these in my scientifically crafted healthy eating regiment, […]

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Body, (Part 14) a.k.a. “ROCK IT!!” (The “Rockin’ the Grey Hair” Slideshow)

BTW, the cover photos are of the lovely, 50+ Carla Kemp I have a confession to make…….. Although my head hair is black [from afar], my beard is half grey, and I just can't get into to letting it grow out. I ALWAYS keep it shaven, and I don't know how grey it is now. […]

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“Dressed to Grill”: Winding down the Summer with my Personal Fav’s

On the Grill Today: Grilled Pesto Chicken and Tomato Skewers I'll be grilling all winter, taking advantage of both the million dollar renovation right outside my patio door in my "rinky dink" apartment in Seattle, gas grills and all (the culinary Gods smile upon me), as well as the fact that Seattle won't be too […]

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New in “The Wanderlust Food Diaries”: Esperanza Spalding at Ravinia Outdoor Theater, Chicago (and my quest for the perfect date)

On the Menu: "Fancy Finger Food" for the "Ultimate Picnic" including……. * Salmon Brie and Asparagus Fingers * Turkey Finger Sandwiches with Curry, Argula, and Apple …..and more!!!! I had the perfect date planned for my "homecoming" to Chicago, to see up and coming Jazz arttist and Portland Oregon native Esperanza Spalding at Ravinia Theater […]

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“Never, ever give up!!!” 64 year old Diana Nyad becomes first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage!!!!

  That's the mantra Diana Nyad said she had this year. And that's exactly what she did. On Monday, Nyad became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a protective cage, willing her way to a Key West beach just before 2 p.m. ET, nearly 53 hours after jumping into the ocean […]

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“Body”, (Part 48)
a.k.a. “Watching You”
(…a “Locked Down” Summertime Slideshow)

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Duke University tests and ranks the effectiveness of 14 different facial masks for COVID-19 protection

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Bento Box Turkey Club
Roll Ups

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“Misty in Manhattan”
(Ballerina Misty Copelnd gives a tour of her Manhattan Home)

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Pinterest shuts down my Pinterest Page because of my Kolin Kaepernick article

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“Dressed to Grill”
…Sophisticated Skewers (Part 11)

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Cilantro-Lime Chicken Wings

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“Music is the Best Medicine”
“The Lady In My Life”
-Stanley Jordan
(…my Cover Version)

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Jamaican Jerk Skewers

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Ms. Rashidat Owe, Vegan, talks Detox, Fitness and how Yoga saved her life from Drug Abuse

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Chicken and Avocado Sandwich Bento Box

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“It’s a Beautiful Day”
(…for Ziggy Marley’s Pancakes)

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Shrimp Kabobs with
Pistachio-Tarragon Pesto

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Michael B. Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for “Creed” and “Black Panther”

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Cheesy Avocado Toast

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Black Owned “Foot Print Farms” in Mississippi Gets Meals to Children During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Healthy Herb Fries

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Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa
(Part 3)

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Orange and Avocado Salad

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Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

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Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

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Fifty+, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Angelique Miles, Age 53 !!!
Wellness “Influencer”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus Basil Butter Sauce

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African American Men are at High Risk of ‘False Positives’ in Prostate Cancer Screening

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Sheet Pan Roasted Spring Veggies with Eggs

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Planning the Perfect “Picnic Date” at an Esparanza Spalding Concert

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Chocolate Espresso Waffles

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“Sustainable Lenny” !!!
(…a sneak peek inside Lenny Kravitz’s Farm and Ranch)

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Chicken Souvlaki Bowls
with Garlic Fries

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Beauty products marketed to Black Women more likely to contain toxic chemicals (…says a recent study)

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Spicy Chicken Meal Prep

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One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

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Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

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Black Sesame Seeds help fight Prostate Cancer (…easy to add to daily Smoothies!!)

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Eggs Fried in Bell Peppers

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Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

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Farmer’s Market Salad

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Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

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My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

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Rainbow Veggie Skewers

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“Loves Times Love”
(..a Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

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Turmeric Fruit Salad

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Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

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Mango Chicken

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The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

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Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash

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Toxin Levels in women drop sharply  just 3 days after switching to natural makeup  (…a recent study says)

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Simple Baked Italian Oregano Meatballs

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The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

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The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

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Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

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Chicken, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

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“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Grab Your Hat, Here We Go”
…to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos
Menu: another Tropical Lunch

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“Hanging” With India Arie
…On St. Lucia Island, Caribbean
Menu: Vegetarian Kabobs

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“Clean Eating” Bento Boxes

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Potato, Pepper, and Egg Skillet

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New Study Reveals Importance of Zinc in Prostate Health

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Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

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Dinner and a Movie:
“Creed”
On the Menu: Healthy Philly Cheesesteak

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Almond Banana Pancakes

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Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

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Moroccan Chicken Skewers

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See all articles in “The Healthy Chef’s Cookbook”
(The Art of Food)

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See all articles in “Eat Smart”
(The Science of Food)

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The GAIA Health Blog
Ranked in Top 100 Health Blogs!!!

…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

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(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

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(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim’s “Nutritionally Well”

THE PAST ON A PLATE
Special ‘shout out’ to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my ‘Dinner and a Movie’ and “Wanderlust Food Diaries’ articles.

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