Mistressbinky's Blog – September 2011 Archive (9)

Eat raw and cure all that ails?

Sitting in the vestibule was an Eat Raw flyer stating benefits, price, fund-raiser, and classes. Eat all you can eat for $35! Why would one want to eat hours on end? To think this chick was promoting healthy eating. So I continued reading ad's spill, "Learn about diabetes, cancer, arthritis..." Is she a nutritious? Is she knowledgeable on all types of diabetes, cancer, arthritis, side effects?

I eat healthy, along with being mindful about ingredients, preparation, portion control. I… Continue

Added by mistressbinky on September 19, 2011 at 5:49am — No Comments

Plain old disgusting

While shopping in Whole Foods Market

1. a woman eats from salad bar

2. a man stirs food at hot bar as if he's serving

3. a child sticks fingers in couscous

4. a man samples chicken wings, returns with same container to sample macaroni, then veggies.

If it doesn't come from behind the case handled by a server server, I'm not eating it. One day someone's going to spread some incurable contagious virus.

Yeah, I know we can fight bad bacteria, but I refuse to eat…


Added by mistressbinky on September 17, 2011 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Last page for Glycemic Index

Added by mistressbinky on September 14, 2011 at 8:39am — No Comments

buttermilk cornbread recipe from about.com w/o the sugar and high fat content

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Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


1 cup cornmeal

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 egg, beaten

1 cup buttermilk


Combine dry ingredients; add beaten egg and buttermilk, mixing well. Pour into greased, heated 8-inch or 9-inch iron skillet. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes, or until… Continue

Added by mistressbinky on September 13, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

page 4 carb factor

Added by mistressbinky on September 13, 2011 at 1:10pm — No Comments

page 3 of carb factors

Added by mistressbinky on September 13, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments

page 2 of Carb factor

Added by mistressbinky on September 12, 2011 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Carb factor page 1

Added by mistressbinky on September 12, 2011 at 2:21pm — 3 Comments

How to Dispose of Unused Scripts

-Don't flush or throw unused meds in trash
-Return all unused meds to pharmacy so they can dispose of them properly
-Disposing of meds improperly causes damage to our water system and harms wildlife/humans

Added by mistressbinky on September 5, 2011 at 9:29am — 1 Comment



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