I came home early and trekked to my local grocery store today to get more milk for yogurt. I'm trying whole, local milk this time. I'll see if the whole milk yogurt has a different flavor. I'm trying to eat more whole dairy for minimal processin... Read more
Wow, did I drop off the face of the planet there! On Friday, me and hubs left at 6am and drove 8 hours from Western Mass to Erie, PA. Then we spent 4 days with various family members and friends at various events.
Food: well, umm, yeah, tha... Read more
Feta is one of my favoritest cheeses. I just had some local made feta from the farmer's market too! Anyway, tonight I made a dish with a white sauce, only I melted feta into it. Delicious! I put it on chicken, kale, rutabaga, yellow squash, aspa... Read more
Homemade mayo actually. At some point in the past I saw this video http://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=Gz0fLT_k3_U and I thought that would be pretty cool. Well, tonight I was planning to make something that involved mayo, and I d... Read more
That's beef heart. I got one from the famer's market, a nice, local, grass-fed beef heart. My husband's family has had heart before, and they made it for me once, and it was good. Anyway, I had been wanting to try since. So I did. I made gluten-... Read more
It hasn't been a perfect day. I know I'm usually all levels of awesome, so, today I'm going to seem a bit more real. I was tired and out of it this afternoon, and I wanted chocolate. So I had chocolate. I had probably the equivalent of 1-1 1/2 b... Read more
Today I had the opportunity to see a talk by Nobel Laureate Jack Szostak. He talked about the possible chemical origins of life. He was actually the second Nobel laureate I've seen, in grad school I saw a physicist talk about cold superconductor... Read more
Colby is my new cheese. It's a Mass local, raw milk, organic Colby. I like it. I'm eating it tonight with a plum, and my soaked, dehydrated, raw nuts. My typical post-workout evening snack.
Tonight for dinner I made Steak Salad with french ... Read more
Today is Tuesday Tip day and my tip is one we should all know here: take it slow! Changing things a little at a time makes them more likely to stick.
I was thinking about this running this morning, because when we start, my husband always t... Read more
Best. Fast. Ever. No really. I barely even thought about food, and I came home to cook dinner and didn't even snack on anything. It was amazing. Then I ate a Mexican gazpacho made with chili peppers, cilantro, and cumin. My husband apparently do... Read more
I've been seriously in no-spark land for a few days now, sorry all! Life kind of picked me up and kicked me in the butt, and it's not quite over yet, though much closer. Today was Choir Sunday at my church, and I learned a lot of music to sing t... Read more
Bueno y Sano actually, means Good and Healthy, and it's where my dinner came from. It came from there because I totally forgot I was going to have a long day and didn't make anything in advance, oops! However, what I had from there was a salad w... Read more
Lord of the Rings Risk actually. Yeah, we're geeks, but it was fun. The powers of good would have won, if we had barreled through the game, but at 10:30pm, we just assumed the end. We've seen the movies, right!
Okay. Diet: fasted until 6pm.... Read more
Or lack thereof. Me and Spark are going to need to have a serious talk about this missing Email glitch. I'm still getting nothing associated with message boards. However, all your blog comments are getting to me just fine and so are sparkmails!
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My brain is very one-track sometimes, and tonight we are going to see the Goonies on the big screen at our local movie theater for a midnight showing, yay! Because of that movie, we want to retire to Astoria, OR. Okay, on with the diet and fitne... Read more