My First Restaurant Re-Creation

Last month I was in Atlanta for a convention and I am happy to say that finding delicious vegan food was not a problem. I had stuffed my suitcase full of "just in case" food items, but I didn't even need to rely on them. Breakfasts were not anything extraordinary, but I am glad I…

It’s Just Me, Ranting: To Treat or Not to Treat

As a June birthday, I use to envy kids that had birthdays during the school year. I could sense their excitement as they walked into the classroom on their "special" day. A construction paper "crown" placed ever so carefully on their desk announced their new age. I would watch as those wonderfully, nurturing primary teachers would…

In a Jam?

Or more precisely, do you know what's in your jam? Do you know what exactly is in that  jar of Smucker's Strawberry Jam perched so proudly on your refrigerator shelf? Obviously strawberries; but, do you know what else is lurking inside that familiar looking jar? Check the ingredients, and you will discover, that in addition to the strawberries, there…

Healthy Swaps

Sometimes I think people don't eat healthy because it feels like too much work. I am here to prove you wrong! Here are 5 super simple swaps (I love alliteration) you can make to healthify (I love making up words) your life. So go ahead, indulge that sweet tooth. You will have a hard time wiping…

Breakfast!

I don't understand breakfast skippers. I just don't. I mean, I start looking forward to breakfast as I lay in bed the night before I'm going to eat it. In fact, somedays, I start planning the next day's breakfast while I'm eating the current day's breakfast! Perhaps I should join a support group. Breakfast is,…