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My Homemade Trail Mix

From time to time I get a craving for something sweet, but I have to be diligent about avoiding sugar. Enter my homemade trail mix.  Have I told you about it? I didn’t think so. I take a bar of … Continue reading

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Are You Fed Up?

Bravo to Katie Couric and Laurie David for producing the movie Fed Up. I’ve heard this advertised as the movie the food industry doesn’t want us to see, so of course I want to see it. I’ve written here many … Continue reading

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Addiction

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death is tragic and sad. Addiction is a complicated issue. So complicated in fact, I’m having trouble writing a cogent post. I’m going to take the lazy way out and express myself in bullet points. I can … Continue reading

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Valentine and Easter Candy…Better Hurry and Buy…and Binge

I took these photos on January 3, 2014. Yes, that’s an aisle full of Valentine candy and a basket of Cadbury eggs at the checkout counter. I ask you, are you so concerned with getting your Valentine and Easter shopping … Continue reading

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I Read a Book: Salt, Sugar, Fat

Remember when the Hostess company went out of business and Twinkies were going to be discontinued? There was wailing and gnashing of teeth. If we all agree that eating processed foods is unhealthy, why do so many of us find … Continue reading

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Post-Halloween Candy Cravings

Halloween 2013 was a bust. Nashville experienced rain and dangerously high winds, keeping most Trick or Treaters out of my neighborhood. We had a total of four tricksters on Thursday. Several areas postponed Halloween until last night.  Because hope springs eternal, … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Halloween

As I write this I’m listening for Trick or Treaters’ knocks at the door. I think Halloween 2011 is just about over.  So far only five little kidlets have come by. Had hubs divided all the candy among them, each … Continue reading

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Addictions Know No Holidays

Last week I found myself in another one of those discussions… Her: You mean, you NEVER eat sugar? Me: No. Her: Not even cake on your birthday? Me: No. Her: You’re not eating any Christmas treats? Me: No. I shared … Continue reading

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I’m On a Rant About Cupcake Pebbles

Post Cereals should be ashamed. As I was flipping through the latest issue of People magazine I spotted an ad for Cupcake Pebbles cereal. It included one of those rub and sniff things. I rubbed. I sniffed. Yes, that magazine … Continue reading

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It’s Only Once a Year

A well-meaning relative whom I dearly love encouraged me to eat the forbidden fruit: a sugar-filled, SPECIAL Christmas dessert. “It’s only once a year,” she reminded me. If I had taken even I tiny bite, there is no telling how … Continue reading

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