Posts Tagged ‘eating right’

One of the trickiest parts of weight loss is figuring out (1) how many calories your body burns every day just by you existing and (2) how many calories you should eat to lose weight. Over the past year, I spent no small amount of time looking for a good formula to help me answer […]


Whether you’re on a low-carb diet, or a low-calorie one, you have the power to make it easier or more difficult for yourself. One thing I’ve found on this journey so far is that some people set out to sabotage their own efforts at dieting and find excuses for doing so. The reasons people might […]


For the last several weeks, I’ve been tinkering with this recipe and making it our own. Besides the gargantuan portion size of this recipe, I get to serve it in adorable 14 oz. red stoneware ramekins [see below]. I found these little beauties at Target for $10 per pair – one of the best purchases […]


Pasta Pomodoro

12Oct10

I can’t say enough about this recipe, except that I inhaled it in less than 3 minutes. The serving size is ENORMOUS, the flavor is dynamite, it’s low-cal and low-fat, and you can make it in less than 30 minutes. One bite of this recipe and the husband and I decided this one was our […]


Okay, so you’ve been wondering why I haven’t posted in ages. You have every right to ask. Truth is, Peter started working 10 hour days, which means a 4 day work week. I followed suit. As you can imagine, a 10 hour day does not leave much energy for blogging. So where have you been […]


I’ve pretty much dedicated this blog to proving you don’t have to eat boring microwaved food with tiny portions in order to diet successfully. You don’t NEED to have food delivered to your doorstep in expensive, prepackaged portions. You don’t need to give up the best things in life – ice cream, chocolate, Mexican (er, […]


Let’s get serious about asparagus for a moment. I first discovered asparagus one magical night as a 19 year old senior at university. Imagine me as that stereotypically frazzled, over-achieving English major with ten papers to write and twice as many books to read. I’d just been told I couldn’t walk around campus because I […]