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Home at 10:45pm, Dinner Served Before 11!

Yes, it was another one of those long days on the go last Tuesday. When I finally walked in the door of my apartment, dropped my bag and hung up my coat at quarter to eleven, I literally did not … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian Delight: For Lunch, Dinner or Special Occasions

I was introduced to Quinoa back during Goldie’s days, seeing real potential in this ancient food. We ran it as a special, but people didn’t know what to make of it, no less how to pronounce it (kee-nwah). But I … Continue reading

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Fiber For A Day in Three Easy Moves

Consume high fiber foods to reduce the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and diverticular disease. Bonus: it keeps you regular! Continue reading

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You Say Tzatziki, I Say Raita – Let’s Agree that it’s Healthful and Delicious!

The Splurge: We were treating ourselves to junk food this past Sunday at dinner- our version of junk food. We seared off some organic burger meat dusted with Garahm Masala, served the burgers on toasted whole grain bread, and topped … Continue reading

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Living In The Present

We, as a society, are routinely in a rush and perpetually pressed for time. We’re always running, always thinking about what we need to do – or kicking ourselves because of what we should have done. We go through our … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything: Even to Maximize Health Benefits.

Maximize Health Benefits of every day routines.. it’s a matter of timing! http://goldiestablematters.com/?p=1519 Continue reading

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The Morning Cocktail: The Dirty Virgin

My commitment to Base Hits to Better Health℠ is trying at times. I struggled early-on with certain aspects of pledges I’d made to myself. A huge hurdle was strategizing how to meet the USDA suggestion of consuming 5-9 portions of … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee Can Be Healthy AND Fun: Craft A Coffee Treat!

I wrote a version of this post 1 1/2 years ago, and still look forward to my morning coffee made in this fashion every day. In my attempt to improve on good ideas, I’ve updated the ritual below by adding … Continue reading

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Healthy Summer Meal- in 15 Minutes

Mash Mish Meals Taking Advantage of Tomatoes and Corn When people learn about my past life as a restauranteur, they usually ask ‘what kind of food did you serve’. I’d coined the term Fresh Market Cuisine℠ as Goldie’s style cooking; … Continue reading

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Base Hits to Better Health℠: Mindset over Reflex

I have vivid images of my father’s mid-afternoon snacks throughout my childhood- and beyond. Stanley always worked hard and exercised to earn his glass of room temperature whole milk and one of his beloved Hostess snacks. In my mind’s eye, … Continue reading

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