Some of the best gifts I’ve ever given or received have been treats that have come from the kitchen and nothing spreads the spirit of the holidays like giving a home made gift. When most of us think holiday treats, we likely think of the traditional sugar and flour laden cookies and breads, decadent chocolates … Continue reading Homemade for the Holidays
It seems everyone I talk to recently wants to lose a little (or a lot) of weight. The problem is, no one I talk to is really sure the best way to go about it. For years we’ve been told if you want to weigh less, you need to eat less - as if our … Continue reading More is Less
A few nights ago I dreamed I ate a very large bowl of cereal. But, it wasn’t just any cereal, it was one of the foods I had the hardest time breaking up with when I began to eat a cleaner diet. My ex...Kashi Go Lean Crunch. You know, the cereal that boasts it contains … Continue reading I Want Cereal!
When I see gaggles of school aged children wandering aimlessly down my street in the middle of the day, it can only mean one thing. School’s out, summer is officially here, and the season of the backyard barbecue has begun. Usually, I love to bring giant green salads (like this one) or meat for grilling … Continue reading Baked A Cake and Ate It, Too
Coconut Water What do you drink when you want to drink something other than water? For me, it was always cranberry juice. Back in the day I would drink Ocean Spray cranberry juice drink (sugar free, of course) like it was going out of style. The words juice drink and sugar free, despite the sweet … Continue reading Why I Love Coconuts (and You Should, Too!): Part 2
This weekend my husband ran the Tough Mudder on Mt. Snow in VT. As a result of his expedition I have far too many bananas in my kitchen. Since they are going bad fast after traveling to and from VT without being eaten, I need to use them - PRONTO! I've been craving baked goods lately...and … Continue reading This Bread is Bananas