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Mr Curious

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
I became interested in health and nutrition because I was myself experiencing many health problems. I hope you can learn from the path I have chosen to a healthy lifestyle which includes a healthy diet, exercise, as well as stress management and maintaining healthy social relations.
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karela and guava by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last visit to my local oriental grocery store I got some karela and guava to try. Initially I sliced up the karela, that looks like a prickly cucumber but it was ... Read on »
Garden Update by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Garden is coming along this year. Here you see our tomato is coming along and the arugula is all flowers on top. We still trim some of it for the garden salad. Th ... Read on »
End of the line? by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just saw a few trailers for a very interesting film worth watching is End Of The Line which describes the problem of global commercial fishing. If nothing changes we will ... Read on »
Cooking is an art form. Go Slow With Food by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Cooking is an art form. I was doing some research and stumbled on this quote  "Cooking is an art form; the beauty of artistic expression exuded in a mas ... Read on »
kohlrabi tabuleh by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1 cup kohlrabi diced 1/4 cup shredded carrots 1/4 cup shredded beets 1 cup corn 1/2 cup beans 2 cups cabbage sliced 1/4 cup peas 2 tbsp raisins 2 tbsp seeds I u ... Read on »
Cooking Experiment with some new foods by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week we were running low on some staples like greens and other fresh veggies, and I experimented with the following that turned out pretty good.  I had a few things i ... Read on »
Coconut Chia Dip by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Coconut chia Dip This can also be used as a topping for a cake or dip for fruit. I also tried it with veggies and liked it. 1 meat of young coconut 1/2 c ... Read on »
Pear Cashew Dip by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pear Cashew Dip 1 steamed pear 1/8 cup cashews 1/4 cup soy milk 2 tbsp yeast flakes Directions: Blend or process until smooth. *Tha ... Read on »
Wilted Spinach and Tomatoes by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wilted Spinach and Tomatoes 3  pearl onions  halved 2-3 tbsp soup broth (I used  Sweet Tindora Soup) 2-3 tbsp tomato sauce 6oz chopped spinach 1 ... Read on »
Sweet Tindora Soup by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Butternut - Tindora Soup This soup didn't have much tindora in it, since its new for us and I didn't buy alot of it. It's my first experiment using it. 1/2 ... Read on »
Mishmash turnip carrot salad by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mishmash turnip carrot salad  Note: The quantities are approximate here since I didn't measure   grated 1 turnip , grated 1 carrot , 1/2 cup of ... Read on »
Green Chickpeas and Cabbage with Fruit by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today was an experimental menu based on one of our favorite dishes cabage with apples.  I really liked it, so maybe you will too. Last time I was at the store I pi ... Read on »
research acrylamides in foods by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I decided to do a search for any recent development or changes in Acrylamide content of  Food specifically cereals. Here are some of my notes that hopefully will start ... Read on »
Growing Hairloom Organic Seeds by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I wanted to find some seeds for my garden which are hairloom and organic.  There are lots of places to get seeds. I am still new and learning, but here are some resourc ... Read on »
Eating Fish is not all that it's hyped up to be by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night we had dinner at my parents house.  There was some tilapia, among several delishious vegetable dishes.  We discussed how farm raised tilapia was not actua ... Read on »
Planting our garden, starting composting by Mr Curious Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We are starting a garden again this year.  After a semi successful start last year (above picture), we are trying again, this time with one more squarefoot garden ra ... Read on »