This is my third year joining Andrew Wilder of Eating Rules in his October Unprocessed Challenge. Each October, Andrew challenges you to get more informed about what you’re eating, and, if couldn’t be made in a home kitchen, skip heavily processed foods for a month. All month long, other great bloggers are posting recipes and information about eating unprocessed. Please join the challenge and feel the difference cutting out processed foods can have on your health.…
Having a food allergy or an intolerance can be tough. Overnight, you become a sleuth, researcher, and all around expert on what foods have the ingredients that won’t work well for you. And most of the time, that also means turning down some of the favorite, common, or easy to find foods you used to love or just take advantage of (I’m looking at you, bread)….
In talking with people about healthy eating and the different camps people are in (paleo, vegan, vegetarian, etc), cheese is often the food that comes up as a nonnegotiable. Like that’s one of the major things they just won’t give up, think they can’t live without, or is blocking them from other healthier options….
I have a small sweet tooth. I like to finish a meal with something sweet. When I worked at my last office, there was a candy jar that I would dip into from time to time when I was stressed out and just wanted something sweet.
Now that I’m at another job and more determined to eat clean to heal certain things, I avoid any office candy at all costs. That doesn’t mean the sweet cravings ever go away….
If there were cooking personality types (which I’m sure is a quiz somewhere), I would come up as a hybrid of the nerd and the improviser. I love to read recipes and figure out their structure so I can adapt it to what I have on hand or what I’m willing to get that will fit with my pantry and how I normally cook….