Back to Normal (As if That’s a Thing)

Seems a lifetime ago that I had a Monday morning like today. A little GMA while drinking a soy latte. (Made for me by me. Sorry Starbucks.) Sprouted grain toast covered with a liberal layer of Earth Balance and freshly ground peanut butter. And laundry. Lots and lots of laundry. And in between loads of…

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Back in the Recipe Creation Game

Not going to lie. I'm feeling inspired to be in the kitchen. I spent the month of September living in an apartment with limited cooking utensils (at least by my standards) and with a goal of keeping the amount of ingredients on hand to a bare minimum. I had absolutely no desire to pack up…

What I’m Missing

Hello from the land of 'all things BBQ'! Yep, here I am. Little ol' vegan me, desperately searching for vegan friendly restaurants to provide me with an occasional excuse not to cook. Not having much luck with that, although there was a cute little restaurant uptown (they don't say downtown) called Chili Thai where I…

When a Diet is About More than Health

About 5 1/2 years ago, I embarked on a journey to become "healthy". At the time, becoming "healthy" meant feeling healthy. I wanted to have energy to run and hike and bike and ski. I wanted to eat without doing any type of math. I wanted my food choices to benefit my health, not destroy…

Spring Break 2017: The Final Chapter

As Chaucer penned, "All good things must come to an end." And apparently that includes vacations. I guess you wouldn't enjoy them as much if they were an everyday thing though, right? I wonder if this is what retirement will be like. Quinn survived another morning walk. We slept in a bit longer today, so…