Cooking-The Intimidation Factor

For as  much as I love to cook, I was SUPER intimidated by the thought flying solo in a professional kitchen at the beginning of my career.  Yes seriously. Now to give you some background as to here I believe my inner doubt came from, I was a pronie as a child.  Professional pronie completeContinue reading “Cooking-The Intimidation Factor”

After the Cleanse

Hello.  How many of you out there have ever done a detox?  How many of you have ever put thought into the detox BEFORE you began?  I mean a well thought out “What are my intentions going into this?”, “What will I be doing differently once I am done to stay feeling as fabulous asContinue reading “After the Cleanse”

Hunger Pangs or Mal- Nourishment?

This thought came to me this weekend while camping for the first time in my life.  Yes, here I am, almost 45 and I have NEVER camped.  But that’s beside the point.  It took me a week to figure out what I was going to bring for food (It was my son’s Cub Scout pack)Continue reading “Hunger Pangs or Mal- Nourishment?”

All Calories are Created Equal! Or Are They?

What do you think?  This was an area of conversation that came up in one of my Linkedin groups, which became quite controversial among the professionals in conversation. Is it okay to eat anything in moderation?  Doesn’t that give someone permission to consume anything?  Think of the consequences of consuming that sugar or fat. WhenContinue reading “All Calories are Created Equal! Or Are They?”

Sunshine and Lollipops

Good Morning Everybodeeeee!!!!!! I decided not to be on a soapbox today and give you some recipes to make your life a little easier to stay on your health journey.  When I committed to writing Food for Freaks Like Us, it was with the understanding that I was only going to write out the recipesContinue reading “Sunshine and Lollipops”

If I Eat Out It Doesn’t Count, Right?

Here’s the greatest concept in the world!  If you eat it outside your home, or if you don’t personally make it, it doesn’t effect your health the same way as if you are eating at home or made it yourself.  Right? How do I know this way of thinking?  Because I have done it too.Continue reading “If I Eat Out It Doesn’t Count, Right?”

Do You Demonize Your Food?

This thought occurred to me the other day while I was at a party.  Someone had mentioned having a glass of wine, then looked at me waiting for approval.  “It’s a fruit serving for the day,”.  I laughed, because I had a  glass of wine in my hand all ready.  And that is when itContinue reading “Do You Demonize Your Food?”