Pain Perdu

Posted on December 27th, 2012 by host

Better known as “Lost Bread” in South Louisiana because it makes great use of stale bread, this is a Cajun take on French toast. Our matriarch loved this recipe as a child, cooked it regularly when her kids were young, and still enjoys preparing it for the grandkids.

Recipes | December 27th, 2012

Coffee Call

Posted on August 24th, 2012 by host

Coffee often gets a bad rap healthwise, but new studies show benefits, including protection against diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Coffee offers men protection from Parkinson’s disease, and coffee drinkers of both genders are less likely to suffer gallstones. And while it’s true that a cup of coffee can increase blood pressure, long-term studies show Read more

News | August 24th, 2012

Apples to Apples

Posted on August 24th, 2012 by host

We all know apples are good for you, but some pack a bigger health punch than others. There are  500 percent more antioxidants in the peel of a Red Delicious apple, for example, than are in the peel of an Empire apple, according to the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. But other varieties will still Read more

News | August 24th, 2012

Notable Quote

Posted on August 21st, 2012 by host

“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” 

–Jim Rohn, 

farmer, entrepreneur & motivational speaker 




News | August 21st, 2012

Don’t Shop on a Sleepy Stomach

Posted on June 15th, 2012 by host

You’re more likely to reach for Twinkies when you’re tired, says a new study. Researchers examining the areas of the brain most active when people look at healthy or unhealthy foods found they lit up when sleep-deprived volunteers saw pictures of unhealthy foods. To  learn more, go to U.S. News.

News | June 15th, 2012

Eggs Reduce Hunger

Posted on June 15th, 2012 by host

A breakfast containing egg protein is better than a breakfast of wheat protein in keeping hunger at bay, according to research at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. In a study of 20 overweight people, half ate eggs for breakfast while the other half ate ready-to-eat cereal matched for energy density and macronutrient composition but with different Read more

News | June 15th, 2012

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