Should You Really Be Having a Salad?

It’s a brand new year which means everyone is creating resolutions (or complaining about why resolutions are stupid). Either way, most of us are on a kick to eat more healthfully after gorging ourselves on cookies, booze, and heavy dishes during the holidays. What is the quintessential dish that everyone turns to when they are trying to be “good”? A SALAD. Yup. But, if you’ve resolved to eat more salads for lunch this January, you…Continue Reading

5 Ways to Switch Up Your Meals Without Finding a New Recipe

I may be all about cooking,  but I rarely try new recipes. Maybe it sounds silly, but if it’s a busy week, who wants to spend time on something you might like? Yet making the same thing over and over again can get boring fast. So here’s my lazy version of changing up your menu: When you want to sass things up, make one of these small tweaks to your trusted dishes and they’ll taste…Continue Reading

Why Store-Bought Dressings Suck

I used to buy “healthy”, low-fat salad dressings and bring them to work with my lunch:  a big old salad. I thought it tasted pretty good and was proud of myself for making healthier choices. But then, a few years ago I attempted to make a vinaigrette for dinner guests and I wanted to slap myself in the face. Three ingredients, less than one minute of work and WAY more delicious than any of that…Continue Reading

The “Don’t Deprive Yourself (or Disgrace Yourself)” Dining Out Game Plan

Let’s say you go out to a good restaurant with a group of friends and you want to be “good”. You’re trying to shape up and need to be energized for your next big project, so you don’t want food to screw that up. But you also don’t want to pass up any tasty treats. Let’s say this restaurant is KNOWN for it’s lobster mac & cheese… What do you do? A) Go for the…Continue Reading

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