Facing My Fear of Molasses

October 21, 2014

I faced one of my fears, guys, and I lived to tell about it. It’s probably one of the sillier fears you’ll hear about, but I’m not ashamed. I was afraid of molasses.

Plantation-Blackstrap-Molasses

It’s simple: Molasses can kill you. And I’m not talking about calories or diabetes or unhealthy living. I’m talking about drowning. Yes, drowning. Read the rest of this entry »


Shrimp and Mole Sauce

October 17, 2014

I was looking for a protein-rich dinner idea the other night, and my eyeballs fell upon a big bag of shrimp in my freezer. Shrimp are a great source of lean protein, and I love them, and they cook super quickly. Then a new question arose: what would I eat with my shrimp? I started rooting through my cupboard looking for ideas when I came across something I forgot I had: Read the rest of this entry »


What’s in the Crockpot? Part 12

October 10, 2014

It’s been a few months since our game of “What’s In The Crockpot” (check out Part 11 here). Are you ready to play?

WHAT’S IN THE CROCKPOT?

crockpot-with-liner Read the rest of this entry »


Butternut and Bison (!) Casserole

October 6, 2014

I’ve eaten bison before, at restaurants. I love a bison burger. But I’ve never cooked with it. That’s why, when I saw bison during a trip to Costco with my friend Jen, I snatched some up.

great-range-ground-bison

What should I make with it? That question became easier to answer once Read the rest of this entry »


October Weigh-In AND Workout Progress Report

October 6, 2014

This is one of those posts that I just need to write, publish, and get out of my system, so I can move on. I’m actively working on reminding myself of the positives and focusing on the good things, but that’s been hard. Here’s why:

weight-loss-chart-close-up

Up six pounds in September. As much as I tell myself Read the rest of this entry »


I Play With My Food, Part IV: Cantaloupe Construction!

September 30, 2014

I spent a half hour cutting an entire cantaloupe in rectangular planks. I tried to make each one the exact same size.

Cantaloupe-Planks-Close-Up

Have I officially gone mad? Probably. Was it an enjoyable activity? You bet! Cutting the planks was one thing…but what I did with them next is what’s really exciting! Read the rest of this entry »


Snacks in the Mail

August 6, 2014

Like most human beings, I love presents. Especially when they show up at my door! Who doesn’t like opening a package? It’s fun when you don’t know what’s inside, but it’s just as fun when you do, and you’ve been waiting days or weeks for it to arrive.

I got a package recently that was very fun to open. That’s because it was full of snacks! Read the rest of this entry »


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