Human Chow: My Minimally-Processed Manifesto

From the Merriam-Webster Dictionary: Manifesto:  noun; man·i·fes·to \ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō\  a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of its issuer Minimal: adjective  min·i·mal  \ˈmi-nə-məl\ :  relating to or being a minimum: as  a  :  the least possible <a victory won with minimal loss of life> b  :  barely adequate <a minimal standard of living> c  :  very small or slight <a minimal interest in art> You’ve undoubtedly heard…

October Unprocessed — how’s it going?

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…

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…

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…

A Zoodles Carbonara Learning Curve

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…