Lately I’ve noticed one question that’s asked by nearly all waiters. It’s just six words, but they speak volumes about how we, as a society, think about food. It’s a phrase so common you probably haven’t even given it a moment’s thought. But it’s also so common that it’s probably also affected your perception of food, whether or not you realize it. Continue Reading These six words could change how you think about food
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Signs of Spring
Quite frankly, I’ve been a little burned out for the past couple of months. But then something happens – even if it’s a tiny but impactful moment – and it kicks me in the pants and gets me to log back in and start writing. Continue Reading Signs of Spring
Moderation & Balance in the Real World
Can “moderation” and “balance” go together, when it comes to healthy eating? This is certainly a timely question, considering tonight is the last of the holiday gantlet (hey everyone, happy new year!), and I’m betting most of us (self included) haven’t been as successful as we would have liked at either moderation or balance over the past few weeks. Continue Reading Moderation & Balance in the Real World
Rediscovering the Joy in Cooking
Cooking is one of the most rewarding things you can do for yourself and your loved ones. Continue Reading Rediscovering the Joy in Cooking
Not every meal needs to be an epicurean delight
This morning, while I was eating a bowl of oatmeal, I violated our “no screens at the table” rule and scanned through my Instagram feed. Continue Reading Not every meal needs to be an epicurean delight
An Orwellian Reminder
With all the Orwellian “Doublespeak” surrounding our foods, we pretty much have to assume that packaged foods are “guilty until proven innocent” when it comes to labels and claims. Continue Reading An Orwellian Reminder
What’s Your Tipping Point?
About four years ago, I hit my tipping point. I had known for years I “should” exercise, and I “should” lose a little weight… but I never made it happen. Continue Reading What’s Your Tipping Point?
Seeking Simplicity… in Horseradish?
Let this be a call for a return to simplicity in our ingredient lists! Continue Reading Seeking Simplicity… in Horseradish?