Holiday Cooking For One

There are a LOT of Jewish holidays this time of year. First come Rosh Hashona, the Jewish New Year. Then 10 days later it’s Yom Kippur, when we fast and pray for forgiveness. What’s less well known are the holidays of Succos and Simchat Torah, which start a few days later. Succos lasts a whole […]

A Sweet New Year

This is a very busy time of the year for Jews. First we had Rosh Hashonna last week, and then Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year, starts tonight. Then Wednesday night starts Succos, which lasts for a whole week. This was the first Rosh Hashonna I’ve ever spent away from my younger daughter, […]

¿Que son alergias?

Una reacción alérgica es la respuesta de nuestro sistema inmunológico hacia algún alergeno que para muchos es totalmente normal e inofensivo. En cambio para aquel que es sensible, dicha manifestación se amplifica, convirtiéndola en una reacción fisiológica no apropiada que se manifiesta en patología desde las formas más comunes como por ejemplo dolor de cabeza, […]

A Failed Experiment

Last week, I finally tried the experiment I’d been thinking about doing for a few months. Quark cheese is the only “beneficial” cheese on my SWAMI, but I really don’t do well on any cow’s milk products other than butter or ghee. So I figured I should use goat milk to make more quark, instead […]

Spaghetti and Meatballs

I haven’t eaten spaghetti and meatballs for years. It was a staple when I was growing up, but I’ve only had it a handful of times since becoming an adult. First I was a vegetarian for a few years. Then I started eating more meat, but cut back on grains. Then I started the Blood […]

Experiencia personal

Les participo que me adhiero a los lineamientos del Dr. D’Adamo en un 100%. Llevo casi 17 años practicando el estilo de vida de BTD\GTD, y esto me permite tomar a diario decisiones en torno a mis alimentos de manera natural y sencilla. Considero esta ‘dieta’ (SWAMI) no como una tendencia que esta de moda, […]

Busy Day

Overall, I’ve been doing a good job of avoiding the “avoids.” I have some nut bars that I keep in my purse that are mostly compliant, but not 100%. They do contain sugar, honey, sunflower seeds, and cashews, along with almonds, chocolate, and other things that are fine for me. Somehow they’re more satisfying than […]

La Enciclopedia ERFYT

La Enciclopedia ERFYT sirve de guía y referencia en la conexión existente entre los grupos sanguíneos y sintomatología, enfermedad, condiciones diversas, vitaminas, suplementos, hierbas, alimentos en general y protocolos a seguir. Cabe recordar que el primer libro de D’Adamo, ERFYT, permanece aun en la lista ‘best seller’ por mas de una década. En 1999 fue […]

More cheese struggles

I’m still struggling with the cheese issue. I thought I’d solved it on the first night of Shavuos, when I’d had fish, rice pasta, and vegetables, plus a tiny sliver of cheesecake, and about a teaspoonful of the cream sauce I’d made for Jack. I got this sudden feeling of “ugh! no more dairy!” and […]

Adventures in Free Food

I’ve been acquiring free food in a variety of ways. A couple of years ago, I blogged about Food Not Bombs, which has since been renamed “Community Solidarity.” Most of the food they distribute is donated from Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s- things like dented boxes of cereal, slightly over-ripe produce, and dairy products close […]