A Different Mindset (And a recipe involving chocolate and peanut butter!)

Last spring, at the ripe old age of 48, I experienced a "first". I ran the Green Bay Marathon as part of a relay team. I hadn't been part of the marathon environment since September 2014. (You can read about that experience here. It wasn't pretty. Actually, it was pretty ugly. I only wrote about it because I teach ELA…

This Really Happened!

Somedays I think about food when I'm working out. Is that a problem? And today, I was specifically thinking about all the yummy leftovers I had from the Super Bowl party we went to. I had a tiny bit of Horchata. (Which I've been referencing as my "hooch"...kinda catchy, don't ya think?) Then there was…

Pumpkin in My Bread Pan

And you thought I had probably run out of titles like this one! Anyway... As I may have mentioned in the past, my cooking/baking skills have never really been up to snuff. But when I switched to a whole food, plant based diet, something clicked! Or maybe it's that I couldn't go wrong when I cooked and baked…