• My Sugar Sabbatical: Part I

    Last May I posted about seeing the Katie Couric/Laurie David documentary, Fed Up, which focuses on all that is wrong with the food we use to fuel our bodies, and in particular, the insane amounts of added sugar we consume each day. After seeing this film I contemplated trying the Fed-Up Challenge, a 10-day sabbatical from …

  • Warning: Candy Corn Sugar Reveal

    Earlier this month I asked my Facebook followers to tell me about their favorite Halloween candy. I was surprised by how many who listed candy corn as their favorite. I remember eating candy corn when I was a kid; it was usually in the candy dish in our living room. I would eat it color …

  • New Food Challenge (24 & 25)

    I’m still plugging away on this 30 new foods before 2015 challenge. I have only five left and am confident I will get it done before the ball drops on December 31. Here’s my latest new foods! Food #24: Daikon And That Is: A radish also known as the long white radish Found Where:  Dahl’s Cost: $3.49 per pound Health Benefits: Vitamin …

  • Sweet Potato Pasta

    I get asked to post recipes from time to time but I rarely follow through with those requests. It takes a lot of time to photograph and cook and make sure I have all ingredients and measurements just right before sharing a recipe with the world, or at least the 30 people who follow my webpage. I’m …