Salt, Sugar, Fat – These 3 elements dictate our desires in ways we can’t even imagine. In Michael Moss’ book of the same name, he goes into the pull of these elements one by one, and delves into the secrets hidden within the food industry.
My review for the Vanilla Chia Pod has been so popular that I figured I’d follow it up with a review for the Mango Chia Pod I just tried recently.
I’m feeling like a winner. I’ve done DietBet a lot of times, because staying healthy, even for the motivated, can get hard when life gets in the way. Every time I do it, it feels a little bit different. I learn some new things about myself or just derive different motivation from it. Here’s the […]
I know this is VERY belated and that I will be writing a Week 3 recap very shortly as I’m on my last day of week 3, but I didn’t want Week 2 of my journey to go unnoticed because of what happened during this time. Remember, a great resource during the Whole30 is “It […]
A week. Seven of the longest days of my life, both in the time it took to make the food and my initial longing for Whole30 to be over. What have I learned so far? Preparation is key.
No sugar. No alcohol. No grains. No legumes. No peanuts? I know that Whole30 doesn’t want me to look at their challenge this way, but it’s hard not to. Not that I’m not used to restrictions; I live with a restriction to dairy every day. The real reason why this challenge seems so hard before […]
I’m a couple days into week 3 and happy that I’ve accomplished over half of the journey already. It’s always hard to start but I’m more than halfway to my goal (I won’t say the exact percentage because at the end I like to keep a little secret). Here are some good things that have […]
It is officially the start of week 2 of my DietBet, and I’m making great progress. According to my last unofficial weigh-in, I’m 26% to my goal weight, which is where I should be. I’ve made some great recipes this week, been able to work out quite a bit, and have found that it’s true […]
Here it is, the much-awaited second installment of my vast array of steel-cut oats recipes. This one’s really easy and really tasty, and it only requires three ingredients (besides water). Here’s what you need:
I was always a hardcore reader, the kind that would carry stacks of books out of the library as a kid. I wanted to add a section for books on this blog, because I think reading is an important way we can inexpensively expand our horizons and learn more about the world around us. Also, […]