Tagged: May 2014 – Food

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Wrap-up: What I Learned from My Month of Eating Grain/Dairy/Sugar/Soy/Nut Free

Me: Hi there, I’d like a veggie burrito please. But I don’t wan’t the rice, cheese, tortilla or guacamole.  Server: So you basically want beans and veggies? Me: Ummm yeah that’s right.  This scenario pretty much sums up my month. Yes, I had the brilliant idea to go on a very strict diet because I wanted to understand how my body responded...

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Foodie Friday

Much of this past week was spent entertaining visitors, so there was a lot of eating out and making our tried and true recipes. So, when you have a whole bunch of leftovers and a lack of creativity, you make a rainbow, naturally. Articles I Enjoyed Soylent-style powdered food shows bad long-term consequences in mice: Soylent got a lot of buzz...

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I am Allergic to Eggs and I am NOT Happy

I shouldn’t have been surprised. I have been doing all of the right things this month and then some. You can read about it here and here. I was hoping I would be the picture of health. But I knew something was still off. I could feel it. When I reviewed my blood work with my doctor today, I was expecting a...

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11 Quotes That Will Change the Way You Think About Food

I have found that the best way to stay disciplined in the face of temptation is to keep reading. The more I learn, the more motivated I am to stay the course. Here are some of my favorite quotes on food and nutrition, because we could all use a little thoughtful inspiration every now and again.   …[read more]

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The Resource Roundup: Books & Apps for the Foodie

Now that the month is coming to a close, I’m sharing my extensive list of apps and books that were central to my food education. Apps Find Real Food ($4.99 for a 1 year subscription): The Weston A Price Foundation’s guide to finding the highest quality, nutrient dense, real food. Browse for something specific (grass fed, organic, raw, wild caught), rate...

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Dear Willpower, You Lose. Love, Sugar

So you’re kicking me out? Just like that? After all these years? Well that just hurts my feelings. I’ve been there for you every single time. I cheer you up when you’re overwhelmed and confused. I’m your joy when the world turns against you. And now I’m tossed aside like yesterday’s trash. No. I refuse to accept this and I am...

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Foodie Friday

It’s Foodie Friday and I’m kicking things off with this week’s food art. It’s not my finest work, but when it comes to my food art, I always try to do 3 things: Make it a complete meal Make it fun Assemble it quickly It’s not about making a perfect piece of art – it’s about making healthy eating fun....