Category Archives: Food

Cookies in the House

We have cookies in the house.  Beautiful tiny shortbread hearts, dipped in chocolate.  Yum.  They joined us last Tuesday night, straight from Whole Foods, and they are flaky and buttery and pretty much perfection itself.  But strangely enough, there are … Continue reading

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Experimenting With Hunger

In her book, The Complete Beck Diet For Life, Dr. Beck writes that you shouldn’t eat unless you’re experiencing true hunger pangs, and she feels that most Americans don’t know what true hunger feels like.  I know I don’t – … Continue reading

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Resisting The Cupcakes –OR– Why Starbucks Is Part Of My Workout Routine

Every morning on the way to work I head to Starbucks to get my daily coffee fix.  It’s a part of my morning routine that I look forward to every day – it doesn’t add too many calories, I enjoy exchanging … Continue reading

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Oh Starbucks, how I love your latte.  The creamy foam, the bitter coffee, the sweetness of the syrup.  Nobody does it better. My usual drink is a tall nonfat vanilla latte (or is it vanilla nonfat tall latte?  or tall … Continue reading

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Soy Sauce Rant

My husband makes an incredibly yummy Asian treat that I call Taiwanese mashed potatoes (inside joke) and that most Asian folks call Taro cake.  I am helpless around this stuff – it may not look or sound that good (I … Continue reading

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Back With A Vengeance, Baby!

The past few weeks have been an exercise in reckless, rebellious, I’m-cheating-on-my-diet-and-you-can’t-stop-me eating.  I wouldn’t qualify it as full-on binge eating, but I was not counting calories at all, and was actively seeking opportunities (some would say making excuses) to … Continue reading

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Yummo Granola Bars

I’ve been looking for a good pre-workout snack recently that would be easy to toss in my purse and eat in the car on the way to the gym.  And of course something that doesn’t contain a ton of chemicals … Continue reading

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