Several months ago, I started this whole Intermittent Fasting (IF) and carb cycling thing. I’m not even going to attempt to get technical. The bottom line is this: on two non-consecutive days I Intermittent Fast for 16 hours and cycle through low and high carb days throughout the week. Really, it isn’t as bad as it sounds. … More Zucchini Tots: An Experiment
Recently my husband and I (for the umpteenth time) began discussing our “plan” for getting healthy. We decided that we have both become a little lazy in our approach over the winter months. For the most part, we eat fairly healthy: breakfast every morning, whole grains over white bread/pasta, few processed foods (damn you Cheeze-Its and … More Advo-Wat?!
My little experiment has begun! Researching kombucha recipes online, I found that the suggested ratio is eight tea bags to one gallon of water, with one cup of sugar dissolved in. Of course, I can never leave well enough alone and had to tweak the recipe; in order to mask some of the vinegary taste, I prepped my kombucha last … More Let’s Get This Kombucha Started!
One of my favorite memories as a little girl was sneaking out to my dad’s garden, picking a ripe, sun-warmed tomato, and biting into the juicy red flesh. Sometimes, I would even sneak out a little salt, tied up in a napkin, to season my tomato with. Yum – salted tomatoes are still one of … More Brussels Sprouts That Don’t Taste Like a Cave
I have been a slug for the past couple of weeks. My usual active and healthy lifestyle has been neglected, and I have a million and one excuses. The constant below-freezing temperatures and snow on the ground makes it almost unbearable to go outside. When I do slug my way over to the gym, the … More YOU are Not a Waste of Time