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Month: November 2011

Shrimp & Okra, 60 Minutes Episode and Video Question

Fresh organic okra from the farmers market. Bhindi Masala with a twist as I add some shrimp. Bhindi masala, is a pretty classic Indian dish. Basically okra with onions and tomatoes and Indian spices. Give it a try; Pound of okra, 1 large onion, 2 medium tomatoes, 1 small green red or yellow pepper, 1 Read More

Delicious Turkey

Well I totally forgot to take pictures, but I did want to share with you what I did different this year to make one delicious Turkey. I started with a humanely raised bird, and not frozen. Don’t know if it makes a difference in flavor and taste, but I will tell you that the breast Read More

Getting Lean

A few questions today. Are you trying to get “lean”? Why are you trying to get “lean” How do you define  “lean” as it relates to yourself? After some recent, as always, wonderful posts by Matt Metzgar,and his thoughts on Eating in the absence of hunger, I’ve been thinking quiet a bit about the whole Read More

Feel Good Eating Shrimp

Deliciously fresh local shrimp. These beauties came off the boat at 3 am or so and I was at the farmers market early to bring these bad boys home at 8 am that same morning. I marinated them briefly in a bit of ketjap manis and hot sauce. Ketjap manis is a sweet soy sauce. Read More

30 day Paleo Challenge, Thank you Richard aka Free the Animal

After reading Richard’s post  I just felt compelled to join him for some reason. My motivation was also simple vanity, as I saw a bit of my shape “drooping”. I had been going to the gym, but not enough and I was just not keeping up with my usual levels of activity. For me there’s a Read More

Spirit of the Immovable Heart & some Shrimp and Sausage

How’s that for a flowing post title 🙂 When I was learning my martial art, one of the schools (or lineages if you will) was called Shinden Fudo Ryu. Roughly translated as “The school of the immovable heart.” This particular style of movement had surprise and up and down movement as it’s main component. the other Read More


Read, Reflect and React. The truth below. http://conditioningresearch.blogspot.com/2011/11/it-does-not-matterbut-it-matters-lot.html Read More

The Art of Staying Positive

That’s right, I consider it an art form. Because artists are individuals who have practiced their craft so regularly and without giving up, that they get to a point of being free to express themselves through their chosen medium.They get to manipulate their instrument or knowledge in ways that make other people marvel at their competence. Read More