How Holy Cake Day Was Born

I feel like I need to do some explaining about how I came up with Holy Cake Day and why I have finally decided to try to make it happen. This is an idea I got a couple of years ago when I was discussing with my husband about what we could do to make…

A Few Thoughts on Breakfast Smoothies

My experimental week of smoothie breakfasts has had a few immediate results for me, and I think I will try to keep this up. The kids are definitely happy with it. For me, it was mostly about trying to make some better food choices. So did that work? First of all, starting the day with…

Smoothie Breakfasts – an Experimental Week

My last post gave me a kick in the behind to make a small change in my eating habits. I am not a person of extremes, so I would never go on any crazy diet, or any diet for that matter. A huge challenge I am facing in almost anything I do is that I…

WHO’s Health

Absence and opposites have been a recurring theme in my fantasy readings of late (Discworld novels, Black Leopard, Red Wolf). Darkness as the absence of light, but yet something else as the opposite of light; silence as the absence of sound, but not its opposite; sadness as the opposite of happiness, not its absence. Health…

Doughnuts

In my quest to find less damaging desserts, I have inevitably come across the recipes on the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies website. Not all of them looked inspiring, and I was quite confused by the reasoning behind calling many of them “low-sugar”, since they contained sometimes even more than 1 ½ cup…

Happy New Year!

It’s been a while … And I am also late to wish everyone a Happy New Year! But as I am sure everyone is still experiencing, getting back into a rhythm after the winter holidays is always a long process. Especially with kids. And especially if you have to travel to see your family for…

The New Magic Word: Healthy

I’ve been finding very little time lately to blog, but mostly because I am doing a lot of reading, in many formats, and on many platforms. My readings of the last few months have mostly consisted of scientific articles on nutrition (some results you can see in my other blog). I have also recently started “Food…