Archive for August 2014

Meatless Monday: Jenna Karvunidis' Roasted Tomato Red Pepper Soup

Meatless Monday: Jenna Karvunidis' Roasted Tomato Red Pepper Soup
Life throws us all a bunch of curve balls.  One of us may be dealing with identity fraud where the other may be mourning the loss of a loved one.  Sadly, the older we grow, the more shit we have to deal with. We can approach these obstacles negatively or with grace looking for the... Read more »

Interview with my six-year-old on her birthday

Interview with my six-year-old on her birthday
Six years ago after a busy day eating Penny’s Noodles, pizza and Dairy Queen, I told my husband I thought I might be in labor. He didn’t believe me; after all it was ten days before my due date. My mom sped over to pick up our then two-year-old and we headed to the hospital... Read more »

What I am reading: "Eleanor & Park"

What I am reading: "Eleanor & Park"
I bought Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell awhile back at a random bookstore outing with my son.  The cover art is what attracted me to the novel. The New York Times Bestseller sat on my nightstand with my other stack of books for a long time before I cracked it open this week. Immediately I was... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Eggplant Pizza

Meatless Monday: Eggplant Pizza
I love to grill all year round.  It dirties few dishes and even during the cold months, it is nice to escape outside as I prepare dinner. This summer my husband has perfected grilling corn and we’ve been experimenting with other vegetables. After one of my readers requested a grilled eggplant recipe I began to... Read more »

Why must our eating habits be labeled?

Why must our eating habits be labeled?
Recently I was invited to an event and asked to label my eating habits.  I appreciate hosts wanting to have appropriate food available for all guests, but I wasn’t sure how to answer the question. I’m not vegan vegetarian paleo pesacatarian gluten free dairy free nut free nightshade free soy free low carb only organic... Read more »