The Hydration Project: Eat Your Water

Not a big drinker? Me neither. That’s why I started The Hydration Project. Read about it here. Did you know that many fruits and vegetables contain upwards of 90% water, making them a great way to add vital water to your diet and keep you properly hydrated?  As if there weren’t already enough good reasons… [read more]

My 100th post: Reflections and Goals

(Cue balloons and confetti… oh, and presents are OK, too!) Hooray for my 100th post!! Woooo! Well, we’ll just pretend this is my 100th post. It’s actually 102, but this has been a thoroughly crappy week so I blew right past it. Today, however, is a better day. I started my blog in March, when… [read more]

Fried Green Tomatoes

I’m not sure what it is about fried green tomatoes that makes me want to learn how to cook them perfectly. Sure, I loved the movie, and that is where I first learned of their existence, but it goes beyond that.  If you do a recipe search for fried green tomatoes, you’ll find a lot… [read more]

Juice Newbie

Wow! I attended my first Twitter party last night–2 of them actually (in a row!)–and I’m exhausted! Kind of exhilarated, but exhausted! And I can’t really see straight… The topics were the campaign for safe cosmetics and the film, “The Story of Cosmetics: The Ugly Truth of Toxins In, Toxins Out” followed by more talk… [read more]

Mommy and Me Hummus Recipe

I have been accused of being a little too cautious when it comes to introducing solids to my son. My response? Well, I’ll let you guess. I care…really care…about the relationship my son has with food, so yes, I’m pretty careful. The way I see it, that’s my job as his mother, so he doesn’t… [read more]