An Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant Breakfast Smoothie

I believe this is a first for me, publishing a recipe. ¬†And it’s not even a hard recipe or a clever one (that recipe is coming later ūüėČ but I’m trying to mix things up a bit, especially since I’ve committed to three blog posts per week. ¬†The first post of the week is due… Continue reading An Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Oxidant Breakfast Smoothie


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Erythritol is the Most Amazing Sugar Substitute

Two years ago, I stumbled upon a video by Dr. Greger with the intriguing title A Harmless Artificial Sweetener.  I watched it immediately because I know how bad artificial sweeteners are but I’m such a sweetaholic that I need something to put in my coffee, tea, and oatmeal every morning or else I’ll go bonkers.  If… Continue reading Erythritol is the Most Amazing Sugar Substitute

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War of the Radishes

I remember a time in my youth when I complained to my mom that I was hungry and needed a snack. ¬†Did she pull out a satisfying sleeve of graham crackers? ¬†How about a salty/sweet peanutty Snickers bar? ¬†Or heck even a cheese stick or two? No. ¬†No. ¬†And no. She told me to go… Continue reading War of the Radishes

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Community Supported Agriculture Version 2.0

I love my CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) so much that I need to tell you all about it.¬† I realize it’s not open to everyone in the US, but as long as you’re located in California, there is a chance that Farm Fresh to You is available in your area.¬† You can check here to… Continue reading Community Supported Agriculture Version 2.0

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#5Things4 Me — September 23, 2013

Yeah, I’m a week behind in my #5Things4Me challenge.¬† Why?¬† Because I have such a hard time doing things for myself, and it’s not as if I don’t want to, it’s just that I get tired, busy, or stretched way too thin so the things that I’ve set aside for me get pushed off the… Continue reading #5Things4 Me — September 23, 2013