That bread better be whole-grain. If it isn’t, I can’t eat it this week. For our week 8, the mini-challenge is to only eat 100% whole grains. Once again, I think this is going to be a pretty easy week. We eat sprouted bread every day, but I think I’ll even investigate that to make […]
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Hello, any loyal readers this humble little blog has! I’m so sorry for the recent “off the air” time you’ve experienced. Trust me, it’s all for good reason. I recently started back at school and have been getting the hang of the “having it all” kind of life. Turns out, school is pretty demanding.
This past week, we took on the challenge of drinking only real beverages for the week – this meant only coffee, tea, water, one glass of juice and the occasional wine.The challenge definitely went better for me than it did for my fiance.
Last week, we were tasked with eating local meat, which was admittedly easier for me than it was for my fiance. We had just one slip-up, and it involved free food we didn’t want to reject. Outside of that, all meat we ate was local. I noticed we ate more vegetables as a result, which […]
A few weeks ago, I picked up a 5 pound supply of blueberries from the lovely people at Tree-Ripe. I have plans to turn most of the supply into jam in the next week or so, but until that time, I had to freeze them to keep them nice and tasty.
We are now officially into Week 2 of “100 Days of Mini-Pledges.” Like I said in an earlier blog, we moved some of the dates around a bit to best accommodate the peak growing season in Wisconsin, so this week, our challenge is to eat local.
This month, we’ve committed to making as much food in our home as possible, and to ensure we do this, we have only allowed ourselves 9 cheat meals during the month. This means that we will be eating more meals made at home than the American or the French in July (the French eat about […]