Keeping It Simple

It’s simple. Or it should be. Eating, that is. I believe Michael Pollan said it best: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Makes sense. But for some reason, we feel a need to complicate eating. We keep coming up with these crazy a$$ diets that promise to magically transform our bodies into the 'ideal'.…

Cheese Sauce (But Hold the Cheese)

Ever feel like something is too good to be true? See the wrap? Beautiful, isn't it? Vibrantly colored. Lots of texture. Now take note of the yellow stuff drizzled on top. That's the "too good to be true" part. See how cheesy looking it is? See how it hugs the avocado? See how it drapes over…

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…