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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Which Vitamins Do Men Really Need?

Glenda M Thomas:

This one’s for you!!

Originally posted on Praise 102.7:

An apple sitting beside a group of vitamins

According to the CDC, vitamins are defined as ?any of a group of organic compounds that are essential for normal growth, development and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body.?

While vitamins are organic substances (made by plants or animals), minerals are inorganic elements that come from the earth, soil and water and are absorbed by plants.

Simple enough, right?

While all experts seem to agree that the best way to get your vitamins is to eat a balanced diet with a variety of foods, they also seem to always be weighing in on which vitamins you need and which ones you don?t. In addition, doctors say that different people need different nutrients at different times in their lives.

So, what are the most important vitamins for men, for total and long-lasting wellness?

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is one…

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“I can’t stand the thought of my classmates being hungry.”

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:

William Winslow is not your average 8-year-old.

While most kids spend their free time playing tag or riding bikes, this second-grader at A.B. Combs Elementary School in Raleigh, N.C., has a more philanthropic hobby: He fights childhood hunger in his community.

This year alone, William’s food drive collected enough food and money to keep at least 16 kids fed for an entire year, William’s mother told The Huffington Post in an email.

William Winslow

It all started when William heard about BackPack Buddies — a N.C. hunger-relief program run by Inter-Faith Food Shuttle — from a guidance counselor at school. Struck by the problem of food insecurity in his own community, William asked his friends to bring donations for BackPack Buddies to his 7th birthday party instead of gifts.

Later, William’s concern led him to ask his mother to drive him to the local grocery store so he could talk to the…

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Summer Fun Under The Sun

Originally posted on Town & Country Gardening:

vegetable-fun Source Pa resort to hold naked beer festival
2014 Season Opens May 16 2014
Not to be out done by Nude gardening day, a blog visitor sent me this link for what I can only call Boobs and Beer day.

Before you rush off to make your reservations ‘Sunny Rest Resort’ this event allows No Clothing, ‘Clothing Is Not Optional’ “Bare Beach Beer Bash” on June 28 offers unlimited beer sampling from domestic and imported breweries, live poolside music and more all in the nude.

Grin …. :-) From a mans prospective, how can it get any better than ‘Free’ beer and Boobs?

NEW For 2014 – It’s A Free Forum Service This will not work without your want to trade or give away seed posting or without your want to have seed posting(s).
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First Saturday in May is It’s good for your health and just a Fun…

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The Rhoads’ SNAP Food Challenge

Vickie Rhoads decided to do the SNAP challenge with her family and share their experience to call attention the fact that nearly 13 % of Iowans are food insecure, meaning they do not have the ability to acquire nutritionally adequate and safe foods in socially acceptable ways. Vickie shared, “We have had friends and family whose income has been reduced due to job layoffs or family deaths”. A one-week challenge certainly does not replicate the complexities of poverty, but it is one way to better-understand the reality many Iowans face.

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School Breakfast Initiative Selects 120 Schools For 2014- 15 School Breakfast Challenge

Glenda M Thomas:

Check this out Parents!

Originally posted on US Food Safety:

The School Breakfast Initiative announced today that 1 20 Minnesota schools have been selected to participate in the 2014- 15 School Breakfast Challenge. Each participating school will receive $2,500 in unrestricted funds to invest in increasing school breakfast participation in addition to a $0.25 incentive per meal served to free-and reduced-price eligible children over the number served the prior school year, up to 25,000 meals.

“This school year (2013- 14), we were able to support 40 schools with a $0.10 per meal incentive,” said Ellie Lucas, chief campaign officer for Hunger-Free Minnesota. “Now, thanks to financial support from our partners, along with overwhelming enthusiasm from Minnesota schools, we are proud to announce that the 2014- 15 School Breakfast Challenge includes 120 schools.”

The School Breakfast Initiative is a partnership between Hunger-Free Minnesota and Children’s Defense Fund-Minnesota. Financial support comes from The General Mills Foundation, the Cargill Foundation and the Midwest…

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Assorted salad with garlic and vinegar – Nha Hang Ngon

Glenda M Thomas:

This looks simply awesome!

Originally posted on Vittle Monster:

Assorted salad with garlic and vinegar - Nha Hang Ngon
Xa lach tron dau dam. With cucumber, tomato, onion, cilantro, and mayonnaise. 50,000 VND
Nha Hang Ngon, Ho Chi Minh City VIETNAM

Ugh, what is up with all that mayo on this salad – I don’t get it! You find loads of mayonnaise in Japanese salads but I didn’t know they put it on Vietnamese salads too. It was SO gross! I’m not a big fan of globs and globs of unincorporated mayonnaise so I didn’t like this salad very much. I tried eating around it, but it kept getting everywhere.

Military tank and helicopter
Military tank and helicopter, War Remnants Museum.

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