Well it’s the new year and it seems to be the time we focus on better eating habits or losing weight or both. Eating healthy is something we try to do as part of our every day routine. Not always accomplished, but I do fairly well… as for my better half he’s trying and has gotten so much better. I am really proud of him. For example we didn’t gain weight over the holiday. I would personally still like to shed a few pounds and look like I did at age 20. Oh, and win the lottery.
Growing up I was taught not to brag. That lesson must have stuck more than others because to this day it’s hard for me to even accept a compliment. With that in mind, I feel like I’m about to disappoint my mother, because… Continue reading
I’m sitting here drinking some kombucha and it’s delightfully tasty. I noticed today when I consume kombucha I’m not as hungry throughout the day. Has anyone else experienced this? Maybe it’s the Almond Joy Protein Bars I made this morning, I love them! I was first introduced Continue reading
Recipe development can be a lot of fun, nourishing not only your body but fulfilling that part of you that likes, needs, to be creative. Jan and I are both creative people, and cooking can be a wonderful outlet for that part of ourselves on even the busiest day.
Another bonus to recipe development is that (provided you didn’t screw up too bad) you can eat your mistakes. Such was the case with the chocolate cashew tart I made last week. Continue reading
I’d never made an upside down cake before…I can’t tell you why, I just haven’t. Maybe because there were so many other desserts to choose from or perhaps I just hadn’t had the right pineapple upside down cake. Well at last neither of those is an issue. Continue reading
At least I think so. I’ve made the classic Key Lime Pie recipe a few times, but the sweetened condensed milk masked the flavor of the lime so much that I could barely tell what I was eating. Sure, it was dessert, and that’s always nice in my book, but I wanted more. Continue reading