Good Morning, friends and Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a great week. Ed was gone for 10 days last week and finally got back early this week. It’s made life a little easier with having him back to help with Tater and around the house!
Also, Tater turned 5 months old! She’s getting so big.
Sharing some of my favorite yums from the week..
Pitaya Bowl at Clean Juice
Avocado Fries and Brunch at Namastay
Lattes at home
A Juicy Tuna Avocado Sandwich
There’s nothing like a good sandwich, amiright? Love this combo.
I also joined the neighborhood book club on Monday night. We read The Art of Racing in The Rain and it was a tear jerker. Loved reading it, especially since we got Tater recently. It really goes to show the emotional connection between humans and animals.
And some fun articles/news:
The Whiplash of changing medical advice – This was interesting and I have to admit, true! So many times, news report studies that aren’t scientifically sound, or conclusions from ill regimented studies spread. There is so much misinformation and it doesn’t help when nutrition flip flops. It also doesn’t help when non credentialed people are spreading nutrition advice.
Top 5 worst celebrity diets to avoid in 2017 – You guys, please promise me you don’t commit to any of these. Don’t fast for a whole day, you’ll disregulate your hunger signals. Don’t just survive on green juice; you’ll miss out on protein and key nutrients. Have one as a snack but not as a meal. And please don’t take diet pills under any circumstances. Sometimes, celebrities just portray ridiculousness.
New urine test can test whether a person has a healthy diet – Ummm, what? This could be life changing, if true.
Millions with Metabolic Syndrome not getting enough Vitamin E – This is a nerdy one for all you RD’s and RD’s to be out there. But fascinating.
Yes, spicy foods and capsaicin in hot peppers pack a punch, but it also provides anti-inflammatory properties. Interesting that they did an observation (meaning, no clinical intervention so results can’t show a conclusion) study showing that eating peppers may help you live longer.
Anndddd happy weekend! Make it a good one, eat something delicious and make these bars.
I’ll be back on SUNDAY with a special treat!
What’s the best book you’ve read recently?
Best thing you ate this week?