What does a zip seal bag have to do with saving time? you may ask. Sure, they hold things in a fairly secure manner, and they are pretty inexpensive (especially in towns that still have Dollar stores).
Second, you control the ingredients. Continue reading
You’ve probably figured out by now that I am trying to get you away from packaged, processed foods to real food. I’m giving you ideas and you probably have learned different tricks from other places, but every now and then a day gets shot and you need to do something fast, before you give in and drive through or call for pizza or Chinese food delivery.
My son, James, inadvertently stumbled into a project. Continue reading
Any one that has tried to lose any weight or do any kind of food ‘regimen’ knows that most diets/food plans call for some sort of restriction, whether it is weighing food and measuring, points, or prepackaged, premeasured food. Generally that is a nuisance, especially if you eat out, and prepacked food is expensive and generally not the best nutrition.
Now we know we have to do something differently, but it has to be easy, fool-proof, and translate into real life, AND work for anyone in the family.
Who doesn’t love some kind of cookie? Making your own eliminates the questionable ingredients and additives in the store bought kind. All you need is your favorite drop or rolled cookie recipe (things like chocolate chips, oatmeal, sugar, etc.). Continue reading
I have a lot to say, but it would help me to know what you want to hear or learn more about.
I made a survey for you here: Healthy Eating Q&A. Please take a minute and fill it out.
If you have a question or concern not in covered by the survey, feel free to leave it in the comments or send me an email.
This recipe was the result of an experiment; what would happen if I added that last dribble of Caramel syrup that wasn’t enough to cover another dish of ice cream? They came out well. Try to find caramel or butterscotch that doesn’t have High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) in it (and post the brand and where you find if so, please) or use home made.