RECIPE: Simple Sating Yogurt Meal

Need an easy go to recipe for breakfast or something to sate the sweet tooth after dinner? Give this yummy concoction a go.  Use a coffee mug instead of a bowl to keep portion size reasonable. I’m obsessed with Trader Joe’s Organic European Style Whole Milk Yogurt. Yes, it’s got a high fat content, but it’s made with hormone-free, antibiotic-free milk and is about as … Continue reading RECIPE: Simple Sating Yogurt Meal

RANT: Psychological Tricks

Did you know that restaurants actually hire food psychologists to help craft menus?  The appetizers a menu offers are carefully selected items that actually trigger increased food consumption. These little traps are always high fat, high sodium items that have been scientifically proven to make people order more food, which in turn make the restaurants more money. While we are talking about psychological tricks…. There … Continue reading RANT: Psychological Tricks

RANT: Darwinism or Gluttonism?

If it’s there, I’m likely to eat it. I like to think that this instinct to eat whatever is in front of me is Darwinism at work. Survival of the fittest. In the times before Chick-fil-a, if you couldn’t find a food source, you and your offspring were history.  If you couldn’t sniff out a delicious varmint or rotting carcass, you may not make it … Continue reading RANT: Darwinism or Gluttonism?

RANT: Once Bitten

My husband claims to love chocolate chip cookies, yet, he will leave a partially eaten cookie on the counter for up to a week (this, to me, is not real love).  I, on the other hand, truly love chocolate chip cookies, so I usually gobble up his presumably forgotten remnants when he’s not looking. He has asked me not to do this, I guess on the the off chance that … Continue reading RANT: Once Bitten