[Note: This post has nothing to do with food or nutrition specifically. Rather, it’s some thoughts of mine as the year comes to a close. Consider this my loving invitation to you, to get up close and personal with your feelings as you set about creating goals and intentions for the coming year. Enjoy.]
Have you ever made a New Year’s Resolution that you kept throughout the whole year? Many of us make grand statements and plans with the best of intentions, but by mid-February we feel so far from our goals that we barely remember what they were in the first place. Have you been there? I know I have. Continue reading
When it comes to kitchen toys, I’m totally a material girl. -insert Madonna’s 1985 hit song- Maybe it’s my Taurean nature, I don’t know, but I definitely seem to spend more money on kitchen accessories than clothing accessories. Continue reading
It’s no secret that I love sweets, dark chocolate in particular, so I was thrilled to be given the opportunity to review Grain-Free Simple Sweets! For the past couple weeks, I’ve been baking my way through this new Paleo dessert cookbook by Ashley Thomas and Vivien Cheng. All of the recipes are free of gluten, grains, dairy, and refined sugar, and they’re all made with – wait for it – 5 ingredients or less. Really. If you’re looking for healthy dessert recipes that aren’t difficult or time consuming, this book is a must-have. Continue reading
Real Food. If you read my blog or follow me on social media, you’ll see that I frequently use this term. I talk about Real Food all the time. What do I mean by this, though? Does the term Real Food imply that some foods are…not real, but fake? What? Let’s clear up any confusion and satisfy your aching curiosity. Continue reading
It’s that time of year: there’s a chill in the air, crunchy orange leaves underfoot, and a general desire to eat and drink warm things.
To be honest, I’ve never been a huge fan of soup in general. I’ve never disliked it; it’s just never been something I would choose to order off a menu, nor have I ever been drawn to cooking it at home…up until the last year or so, that is. Continue reading
Yup, it’s true: your table salt has sugar added to it. Say WHAT?!
A while back, I was perusing the middle aisles of the grocery store, looking for table salt (not for my own use, but for a homemade cat food recipe). My eyes nearly bulged out of my head when I saw the “ingredient list” on the side of the box. Shouldn’t salt just contain salt?
Turns out it’s not that simple. Continue reading
I’m so excited right now! -squeal of delight- Soon I will be making my own delicious ferments at home!
What the H do I mean by ‘ferments’, you ask? I mean fermented foods. Foods that contain loads of probiotics – the beneficial bacteria or “good guys” in our body that are essential for our survival. Continue reading
Do you suffer from seasonal allergies? It’s time to suffer no more. Continue reading
It’s been a real pleasure reviewing We Can ALL Scream For Ice Cream, an e-book of glorious, sweet, cool treats. Continue reading
Yeah, that’s what I said – butter, baby!
In celebration of the vindication of butter in a recent TIME Magazine article, I decided to share some of the reasons why I believe butter is the bomb. Continue reading