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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Time-Out!

Do you remember being sent to time-out as a kid? Do you have your own children who get sent to time-out when they are being naughty? If my memory serves me correctly, the time-outs I endured many years ago were the result of incessant impatience (“can we go, when can we go, I want to go!”), talking back to my …

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A tale of two cabbages (foods 22 &23)

A couple weekends ago I hit up the farmers’ market on the hunt for new produce to add to my 30 new foods in 2014 challenge. I recently read that Chinese cabbage is one of the most nutrient dense foods so thought I should add it to my list. I wasn’t sure what I was looking for but when …