Are You Still There?

Wow, I can’t believe it has been 2 whole months since I’ve posted anything here. I’m an ideas person, so I come up with new plans and projects all the time. Some come to life, others remain dreams. Even for the ones I do something about, I obviously can’t focus on all of them at…

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…