Are you a three-square-meals-a-day eater, or do you prefer five or six smaller meals? No matter what your eating habits are, most of us occasionally get a day when we just need a little something extra. Even if you’re not a calorie-counter, having a repertoire of healthy, low-calorie snack ideas at your disposal gives you options. And options are never a bad thing. Here are 10 healthy snack ideas that come in around 100 calories but satisfy big. (more…)
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Like so many things, the way we eat changes along with society. Trends come and go, and then come full circle again as we realize that the way people ate 100 years ago actually was the healthiest way to go. (more…)
I’m so excited, it’s a little scary.
And if you’re a Game of Thrones fan, I’m sure you’re just as through-the-roof thrilled as I am for Sunday night.
(If you’re not a fan, you might not find this post all that interesting, so I won’t take it personally if you just want to scroll down to the bottom and check out the fabulously delicious recipe that you definitely don’t have to be a Game of Thrones fan to enjoy. Or stay a while and read a little bit about the story; but I warn you, you will be intrigued if you do!) (more…)
Nearly everyone I know is a cookbook collector.
It always starts innocently enough; maybe you found a book that was on sale for a song and couldn’t be missed, or maybe you had to buy your favorite chef’s cookbook(s). But then before you realized what was happening, you moved your entire collection into the spare room and bought a third new bookshelf to house it.
Sound familiar? Me too. (more…)
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Indian Bitter Gourd/Melon; I took this photo in Souk Al Mubarakiyah in Kuwait. A walk through that market is an endless source of cooking inspiration.
For my husband and I, date night always means Indian food.
I’m not sure why or how is has come to be that way, but that is just the way it is for us. We have a few places where we love to frequent, and a few things we love to order. Sometimes we’ll be adventurous with our choices, but in general, we usually go to a certain place for a certain dish. We cherry pick our favorites like that. (more…)
Have you ever been to a restaurant and while waiting for your meal to arrive, someone else’s meal at a nearby table came and it smelled so good or it looked so beautiful going by that you just had to sneak a peek? (I know I can’t be the only one, lol.)
Kind-of like the impulse to look at someone else’s food, I love looking at other food blogger’s props. And drooling over not only the food they’re serving, but what they’re serving it on.