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Argyle Torture

With a lingering cough and a bunch of meetings coming up this week, I spent a day mostly on the sofa. I took an outdoor walk first, but then I settled in with Netflix and my knitting. I spent the […]

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Mindful Dinners

Half my eating plan is no-decision meals that provide protein and produce without much thought or room for error. The other half is mindful dinners. Food is not just fuel. It’s also a break in the day, a social event, […]

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No Decision Meals

Some research suggests that eating the same thing for breakfast and lunch keeps people from overeating and can encourage weight loss. For one thing, eating the same thing habituates us to it and makes it less exciting. For another, we […]

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The Meaning of Meals

Meals of Memorial Day weekend: Saturday… Breakfast was hash brown casserole, sausage, orange and grapefruit, sparkling blood orange juice, and tea. Lunch was turkey and avocado on a ciabatta roll and a lemon cupcake at Briar Rose. Dinner was grilled […]

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Sugar Salt Fat

I’ve been reading Sugar Salt Fat by Michael Moss. I like books of this kind. I really enjoyed Salt by Mark Kurlansky , Candy Freak, Something from the Oven, Jello: A Biography, and The Botany of Desire, and really that’s […]

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Gluten Freedom?

Among the Evil 6 is gluten. Now, I generally feel like things should be authentic. Crocheted cables, textured vegetable protein, men in drag, artifical sweeteners –they all seem wrong to me. If you don’t want to eat gluten, I would […]

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Ignition…

#2 daughter thinks that I should reignite again, but I think perhaps I will never get out of the Ignite stage if I actually reignite every time I fall into temptation. I have noticed some changes in the way I […]

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Razorback Pop-tarts

I was astonished at the grocery yesterday to see Razorback pop-tarts. It is not a joke; five schools have given permission to use their logos on frosgted strawberry pop-tarts. I think I will have to buy some for #2 son’s […]