The Too Busy to Diet Blog

The official blog for Too Busy to Diet, the diet reference guide and healthy eating book

  • How To Save Money On Groceries

    How To Save Money On Groceries

    How to Save Money On Groceries https://goo.gl/MSxv8p Check out this article for ways to save money on groceries. Jacqueline King, MS, RDN, CDE, FADA Author: Too Busy to Diet

  • Celebrate Garden Month in April by Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Celebrate Garden Month in April by Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Celebrate Garden Month in April by Cooking with Fresh Herbs “Fresh herbs can be easily found year-round at stores and seasonally at many farmers markets in Illinois,” says Jacqueline King, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the North Suburban Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “and they are a great addition to your recipes this…

  • Are You Frustrated With Your Healthcare?

    Are You Frustrated With Your Healthcare?

    Are You Frustrated With Your Healthcare? I am writing my blog today to write about my utter frustration with the healthcare system under Obamacare! I want to share Peggy Noonan’s excellent editorial from the Wall Street Journal 3/25/17 edition at https://patriotpost.us/opinion/48182. Read it if you feel like you are alone with this mess that is…

  • Dietitian Made Easter Baskets

    Dietitian Made Easter Baskets

    Dietitian Made Easter Baskets Tonight I started to put together my grandchildren’s Easter baskets. Although I like to encourage healthy eating for children, I do admit that I do throw some sweets into the baskets. They each got a small chocolate Easter bunny and two small bunny filled containers with chocolate miniature Easter eggs. The…

  • Choosing to be gluten free? Read this.

    Choosing to be gluten free? Read this.

    The March 22nd Health and Family Section of the Chicago Tribune discusses the disadvantages of going gluten.  Gluten-free diets are recommended for those individuals with celiac disease.  Less than 1 percent of Americans have been diagnosed with celiac disease, 25 percent of Americans are following a gluten-free diet in 2015, up from 2013. It is…

  • St. Jospeh Day Table

        St. Joseph Day Table St. Joseph Day is celebrated each year on March 19th. In Spain, Portugal, and Italy Father’s Day is also on St. Joseph’s Day. St. Joseph is celebrated as the father of Jesus, husband of Mary, and is also known as being a carpenter in the Catholic, Lutheran, and Anglican…

  • Kiwi for Canker Sores

    Kiwi for Canker Sores

    There are a lot of home remedies for canker sores. Those that get them know how annoying and even painful they can be. People’s Pharmacy in the Wednesday March 15 column of the Chicago Tribune discussed a treatment that might surprise you. A reader wrote in saying that she treats her canker sores with kiwi fruit. She peels and…

  • Eight Ways to “Put Your Best Fork Forward!” for National Nutrition Month®

    Eight Ways to “Put Your Best Fork Forward!” for National Nutrition Month®

    Eight Ways to “Put Your Best Fork Forward!” for National Nutrition Month® “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme for National Nutrition Month® 2017, which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tool to make healthier food choices. “Making small changes during National Nutrition Month® and over time, helps improve…

  • Alternative Migraine Cure

    Alternative Migraine Cure

    Got a migraine that just won’t go away?  Most people with migraines say they have a variety of medications they use to get rid of a migraine. The People’s Pharmacy Column in the Chicago Tribune discusses how a bowl of hot-and-sour soup and hot gumbo soup with chile peppers might be just as good. Seems that…

  • Sal’s Meatballs

    Sal’s Meatballs

    Sal’s Meatballs Ingredients 3 lbs. lean ground beef 1 lb. lean ground pork 6-7 cloves of garlic 1 small chopped onion 2- 1 lb. Italian bread loaves Italian parsley fresh -3 tbs. Chopped fresh spinach- 3tbs. Salt and pepper to taste Fartelli crushed tomatoes- 4 cans ( Other brands will work too) 2 eggs 1…