For The Love Of Food

by | Apr 27, 2012

For The Love of Food

Welcome to Friday’s For The Love of Food, Summer Tomato’s weekly link roundup.

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4 Responses to “For The Love Of Food”

  1. Monica says:

    Since a couple of the articles this week relate to eating at home, I wanted to put in a plug for slow cookers. I *love* to cook … but when I started graduate school/teaching, feeding myself started to feel like work, and I found myself hitting restaurants more often. Even in the Bay Area, eating out easily means bigger portions, more carbohydrates, and fewer vegetables than I’d choose otherwise. But my $40 slow cooker has changed that – I spend 10 minutes tossing together some meat or beans, herbs, and chopped veggies from our CSA box (CSA = another way to save time, getting fresh local veggies into my fridge when I can’t take a long stroll through the farmer’s market), and then take off for the day. When I return home, exhausted, there’s a hot, delicious stew waiting for me (and leftovers for the next day). I still cook (and eat out), but I save those activities for nights I can enjoy it.

  2. Natalie says:

    I am not sure how hunger relates to GI or fat, or a multitude of other factors. But two weeks ago, I started eating only low GI and GL (glycemic load) food – basically, I stopped adding quinoa or rice to my lunch salad and replaced the calories with food like avocado, or beans or a fresh fruit. I’ve seen a huge difference in my feeling of hunger. I am no more craving for a snack at 5 pm.

  3. Thanks for the weekly link roundup…always so inspiring! After reading some of these articles I feel especially lucky that my husband, son and I are able to sit down and eat 21 home-cooked-from-scratch meals together each week (mostly made from locally grown ingredients)…with the once-per-month date-night dinner out exception 🙂

  4. Rija says:

    I would be curious as to how RA correlates with dieting history/weight cycling against historically stable obese folks.

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