Creative Living

 Creative Living is designed for the active lifestyles of the 21st Century.  Topics range from the traditional areas of foods/nutri-tion, clothing and fashion, and home furnishings, to health and beauty, art, travel trends, computers and education.  There’s something for EVERYONE — men, women and children.



 

Here are a few pictures to whet your appetite since Julia's segments won't air for several months.  Both of her books are available at www.amazon.com.

The first and most important step in beginning any weight-control program is to see your doctor.  If your doctor says it is all right, then you may start.

You must "really want" to lose weight in order to be successful.

You must accept the fact that there is no shortcut to successful weight control.  Fad diets are dangerous; they do not change lifetime eating habits so the weight will come right back on.  Diet is a poor way to think of weight control because the word denotes a short term activity.

PORK CHOPS IN CHAMPAGNE GINGER SAUCE

8 pork chops

Salt & pepper to taste

2 Tbsp. vegetable oil

2 shallots, minced

1/2 cup brut champagne

1/2 cup half and half

2 Tbsp. chopped crystallized ginger

1 tsp. Dijon-style mustard

1 to 2 tsp. lemon juice

2 Tbsp. butter, cut into bits

Chopped green onions, to garnish

FIG RECIPES FROM JOHN CSUKOR

Fig Cauliflower Curry

2          cups Jasmine rice

4          cups water

2          Tbsp. coconut oil

1          head cauliflower, cut into 1/2” slices       

1/2       cup Serra figs, sliced

1/4       cup pine nuts

1 1/2   Tbsp. Madras curry powder

1 1/2   cups coconut milk, full fat

1          tsp. salt

10        cilantro sprigs