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…

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…

Fall Spice Muffins. Yum.

What is it about Fall that makes seemingly sane people go all crazy for Pumpkin Spice everything?  I will admit that there are times when I succumb to the siren song of that iconic flavor, but sometimes just plain spice is even better.  At least in my opinion. I recently found and made this recipe…

I don’t buy cupcake liners any more….

… because I found out how easy it is to make my own liners!  I followed the directions that I found here.  (I’ve since found may other websites that show this same technique, but this is the one I saw first.) I have found that most of the baking that I do these days involves…

What’s this “Primal” thing?

Since it’s Friday, I thought I’d keep it short and sweet. In my post on Wednesday I mentioned that is working for me eating-wise is a “primal” diet.  (BTW — I use diet in the scientific sense of the word meaning a pattern of eating, not a way of losing weight.)  Unless you’ve been doing…