I often gaze longingly into my memories of high school. I went to a boarding school and had the closest friends I've ever had. I miss those social bonds, and if I'm honest, probably a lot of other great things about those four years of my life (I spent considerable time in the mountains each [...]
While the study is small, it is the first scientific study showing that heavily processed food causes overeating and weight gain.
A neighbor recently offered some of her rhubarb for our consumption. Readers in Juneau will know that it is one of the few things that grows here in abundance. I personally have never cooked with it, but I happily accepted my neighbor's offer and took some stalks. Knowing that most recipes involve baked goodies with [...]
My husband and I are making every recipe in a cookbook with a broad variety of dishes and different techniques. (We have no set schedule or plan, we just choose recipes when we want to and take notes). One thing that's been fun is we end up making dishes that we wouldn't normally make. Sometimes [...]
A look at why nonstick pans were deemed harmful, and steps you can take to mitigate potential harm.
This is definitely not our go-to everyday salad, but it is a great treat for every once in awhile, and makes an appearance throughout our summers. It is from the Colorado Collage cookbook from the Junior League of Denver (with a few of my own notes added). Southwestern Ceasar Dressing 3 tsp minced garlic2 shallots, [...]
A recipe using raw quinoa.
One of the podcasts I listen to (Side Hustle School) has recently been sponsored by Dunkin Donuts. The ad, read by the host, focuses on two 'healthier' options involving egg whites and some spinach and other 'healthy' ingredients. I think one item is a sandwich (with whole grain bread...still unhealthy) and maybe the other is [...]
Some people like breakfast food. Others prefer a more typical lunch or dinner for their morning meal. I usually love typical breakfasts, but... A couple of weeks ago I had breakfast at one of my favorite restaurants in Pacific Grove, CA. (Il Vecchio if you are in the area - highly recommended!! And I rarely [...]
I made this recipe recently and it is a pretty amazing treat. Here are the essentials, from the recipe linked to above (with the how to instructions modified to get down to the simple basics): Ingredients Frozen balls of PB ¼ cup creamy peanut butter Ice cream: 1 (14 oz) can coconut cream ¼ cup [...]