Walking the walk

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Uncategorized |

I have a confession to make. I haven’t exactly been practicing what I preach as well as I should. Jump Kitchen is about a lifestyle change. Its about feeling better and eating well in the process. But its also about hard work. And sometimes at the end of a bad day I just need to eat all the cheese in sight. And eating things in moderation doesn’t mean limiting my cheese intake to only one meal a day. Sometimes that’s even hard...

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Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in Uncategorized |

It’s a beautiful day today at the end of February, and everyone is starting their efforts at regaining their summer bodies. We start with New Years Resolutions (which tend not to stick) and start getting serious when we see the optimism of the thaw.   However much we would like January to be the start of the year, it’s really in spring time that we are pulled to rebirth, reinvention, and rejuvenation. I, for one, have NOT kept up with...

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Homemade Broth, worth it.

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized |

Good stock is the building block of great winter recipes. Every culture and corner of the world uses fish, meat and vegetable stocks as the foundation for soups, stews, and sauces. Homemade stock and broth is more delicious than anything you can buy in a box. Its easy to make, and once you are in the routine, you will never go back to the store-bought stuff.   Health Benefits   Not only does homemade stock taste better, its health...

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Colbert Nation Campaign to Defeat the Wheat

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Blog |

Do you watch the Colbert Report? If you don’t, you probably should. And in case you missed last night’s episode, Stephen came down hard on one of the world’s most addictive substances – bread. And…he gave us gluten free folks a new mascot! McGnaw the Gluten Free Beaver. McGnaw might not be perfect, but he’ sure a great start. Check it out, linked below. Colbert Report – Thought for Food – Wheat...

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Good Links – The Impact of Meat

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Blog, Good Links |

As most of us know already, the impact of farming meat is far greater than that of growing vegetables and grains for our environment. At Jump Kitchen, we are omnivorous. While we certainly try to cut back on the use of animal products and opt for more nutrient dense foods. That said, I love an occasional grass fed burger off a charcoal grill, lox for breakfast, and a braised pork taco. So its important to be aware of the choices we make and...

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