October Unprocessed — how’s it going?

Mixed Veggies

Well it’s day 6 of the October Unprocessed challenge and I’ve got good news to report — I’ve been successful so far! Of course, it helps that I am used to cooking most everything at home and from scratch. Still, there have been times that I was tempted to grab a soda from the vending machine. So far I haven’t… Read more »

Unprocessed October

Dana   September 30, 2016   No Comments on Unprocessed October

Well, I decided to take on another challenge month. This one should actually be rather easy. Just get rid of the processed food from my diet. I do that for the most part already. But sometime we all need a reminder, so I’ve joined October Unprocessed. ¬†Would you like to join me? I will try — emphasis on “try” —… Read more »

The CrockPot — a Summer Super Star


I don’t know about you, but where I live the summers are hot. Really hot. Like, I don’t want to turn on the oven or stove hot. But I still like to have cooked food for dinner so here’s what I do — I use my CrockPot! It doesn’t heat up the house and my kitchen smells really good when… Read more »

A Zoodles Carbonara Learning Curve

Zoodles Carbonara 6

Ah, Carbonara! That lovely, velvety mix of eggs and cheese and cured pork products — usually with starchy pasta. While I love a good plate of pasta, I’m avoiding such things at the moment. So how am I to get my carbonara fix? Zoodles. That’s zucchini noodles. Noodles made from the ubiquitous summer squash.¬†This isn’t the first time I’ve shared… Read more »

Off the Blogging Wagon


It seems that I’ve fallen off the wagon. Actually, I’ve fallen off a whole lot of wagons: The Blogging Wagon The Eating for Health Wagon The Photography Wagon The Making New Recipes Wagon (and the related Tweaking Old Recipes Wagon) The Getting Some Exercise Wagon The Trying New Crafts Wagon What with all that falling, you’d think that I’d be… Read more »