Is Cooking A Sin?

So is cooking a sin? Should I never step foot in my kitchen again and turn on the oven or a stove burner? Can I turn my kitchen into a sewing room or home office?   Probably not…as much as I wish that were true quite often… But thoughts and opinions as to what shouldContinue reading “Is Cooking A Sin?”

Join Me for the Journey

Because there isn’t necessarily one single type of “raw food diet” that must be strictly adhered to…but several different variations of a “raw foods diet” out there, all with different advice and degrees to which foods can be cooked…I have given myself permission to pick and choose exactly what I myself want to eat onContinue reading “Join Me for the Journey”

But Can We Still Eat Bacon…and Eggs?!

When I first told my spouse that I was going to pursue this “Raw Foods Diet” thing, his first question was… “Will we still eat bacon?” Where I’m from bacon reigns supreme…and men are hunters with Silverado pickups who buy their wives guns for each birthday and anniversary that rolls around. Don’t worry, honey…we’ll stillContinue reading “But Can We Still Eat Bacon…and Eggs?!”

Why Next?!…Raw Foods Diet

So why am I willing to set our Southern style of eating on hold for a while and pursue this raw foods thing in the first place? Wouldn’t anybody in their right mind be content to eat fried bacon, fried eggs, and gravy every single morning from now to eternity? Actually, yes, I am “inContinue reading “Why Next?!…Raw Foods Diet”

Now What?!…Raw Foods Diet

The next series of posts will be what I consider my breakfast posts. However, instead of talking about breakfast and the foods that you would most likely expect me to devote my time to right now, I plan on writing about my feeble attempts to adopt some sort of a “raw food diet.” Mainly IContinue reading “Now What?!…Raw Foods Diet”

Book Review…The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan: Simple Rules for Losing Weight While You Sleep

This book is a guide about the connection between inadequate sleep and weight gain written particularly for women faced with the fatigue, moodiness, and weight gain that we often experience because of chronic stress or hormonal changes to show how a good night’s sleep will actually enable you to lose weight, especially if you haveContinue reading “Book Review…The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan: Simple Rules for Losing Weight While You Sleep”

Nut Butters

Shopping for a nut butter can get overwhelming quickly. There are so many options—almond, peanut, cashew, sunflower, coconut, soy, walnut, multi-nut, hazelnut—and you want to make sure that you are choosing the best of the best. Things to look for when shopping for a nut butter… Full Fat…reduced fat butters usually have a ton ofContinue reading “Nut Butters”

Midnight Snacking

Blame your midnight refrigerator raids and before-bed snacks on your circadian rhythm, or inner time clock…or come up with any other excuse that you can possibly think of, but how many of us find ourselves raiding the refrigerator in our pajamas  before we go to bed every night or while anyone in their right mindContinue reading “Midnight Snacking”