Welcome to my Blog- I am Glenda the Good Foodie

To me good food is healthy food.   
Food is the fuel for our bodies and it’s
purpose is to assist our bodies to
operate to its fullest potential.

Food is healing too!

I will share my healthy recipes, food in the news, ways to save on food, anything else about food that I can find.

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I can’t believe my fluttering eyelashes!!! Jason Deli Surprise

Log star date July 19, 2014 (Trekkie Talk) :)

Location: Jason’s Deli Arlington Texas

I really enjoy eating at Jason’s deli. My husband I have been going there for about two months at least once a week to get soup and salad.

Sitting at home one day a thought came to my mind or should I say a question cartoon on my mind – How can this soup be so good without having a ton of sodium in it?

Because I enjoyed the broccoli cheese soup so much, I didn’t want to believe that it was full of sodium beyond what was healthy for me, but in my heart I knew that it was true.

Then I had a flashback of our last visit that is when I noticed that the soup was being dipped out of warmer but the soup itself was in a plastic bag. The plastic bag meant that the soup was made somewhere else and then shipped in to the store. Shipping into the store and means that the soup needs shelflife, which means sodium.

So Sunday we went into the store we asked the young man working there to show us the nutritional facts about the soup and not to our surprise but to our chagrin there were over 1930 g of sodium in a bowl of broccoli cheese soup. The allowed daily requirement of sodium by the USDA is 1800 mg which is a lot and this soup was way over that. That’s just the soup. So if during the day you eat anything else that has sodium, which is very likely , you could O.D.on sodium and your blood pressure go up and could start having swelling in your limbs and not really know why.

Below I have a an image of the Nutritional Facts taken from their website. The seventh column is where the sodium is listed.


Why am I talking about this? I’m talking about this so that we can all remember to be aware when we’re eating out especially if you have special health concerns, such as high blood pressure which I s related to sodium. Those who are diabetic also need to be careful of how many carbs they take in. I am not saying don’t go to Jason’s Deli I’m saying be careful when you eat out, this just happens to be where I was when this happened to me. Pay attention. We left the restaurant with only salad from the salad bar. Yummy and Healthy!

link to Jason’s deli

My Recipe for Broccoli Cheese Soup

Steam 1 cup of broccoli for about 7 minutes
Pour 1 cup Almond milk
Blend in a blender till you have the consistency you want
Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese and Blend again. .
Melt 3 Tbsp unsalted butter and stir in.
Garnish with Parmesan cheese

Below I have posted the nutritional facts for Parmesan cheese notice the sodium level.

that secret website


Eat and Enjoy

Super Baby Food Book



I’m giving away 2 of these books. If you are a mom with a young baby or if you have a friend or family member you like to give this to just type in comments below why I should choose you to give this book to you.

Write in the comments and the winner will be chosen at the end of this month July 31, 2014

Healthy Eating Affirmations

I remember when I first began to listen to affirmations on cassette tapes. (Old School).

I use to argue with the voice coming out of the recorder. I did not believe it was true that

people listen to me and I am an interesting person. Eventually, as I continued to listen, I began to be

convinced to test out these messages.  So I started to allow the positive messages to sink into my psyche and

stop arguing.

I noticed that people did listen to me and that the more I felt interesting, people were responding to me.

Now I realize that affirmations are statements that affirm what it is I want to show up. It is not a mere statement of fact. I have had coaching clients of mine to tell me that affirmations are lies.  Because of my experience with misunderstanding affirmations, I knew where they were coming from.


That said, I am sharing affirmations for Eating Healthy!


Print these out and Post it on the refrigerator or mirror so you can see the affirmations several times a day.

Repetition is the key! Don’t expect to believe each statement right away. Continue to repeat them until you notice the shift inside of you.




Here are other affirmations!