Eating for well-being
Trusting yourself and enjoying food are sure-fire ways of eating well.
Eat this, not that. Fat is bad for you. Sugar is bad for you. A serving is the size of your fist. Cleanses. Fasts. Clean eating. When to eat, what to eat, how much to eat. Nutrition advice is everywhere. Most of it is aimed at getting us to eat less than we desire.
No wonder there is so much anxiety about food and nutrition. The shoulds and oughts get in the way of our natural abilities to eat well.
There is a better way. Ample evidence suggests that people who eat in a positive and orderly way do better with many health parameters.
The articles you find here will include explanations of studies, both old and new, for you to consider as you ponder what it means to eat well.
This recipe was used as a second side dish in our Great Lakes Indigenous Foods cooking demonstration. The dish includes 4 simple ingredients and goes a long way! We originally paired it with the Braised Buffalo, but it also makes a great leftover lunch.
Enjoy Chef Rob Trufant's take on corn cakes providing a vessel for white beans and smoked salmon. This recipe comes from a demonstration focused on Great Lakes Indigenous Foods. Enjoys these as an appetizer or as a main dish served with salad.
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