I really don’t have a lot of time to read other food blogs… even those of my friends. I write fulltime – blogs, articles, e-books… and I am working on the great American novel.
Anyway, I don’t get a chance to see who is doing what unless I purposely take a day and blog surf. I am always amazed at the talent of so many food bloggers. Is it any wonder that publishers and media are courting food bloggers right and left? I don’t think so!
When I was in high school I never really fit in anywhere. I felt that I did not have a lot in common with anyone. I was intelligent, creative, artistic and pulled top grades without studying … I rebelled, drank, smoked pot, and was generally wild.
I was too straight for the wild crowd and too wild for the straight crowd. Continue reading
Every single day I see people saving money with coupons. I see them get great deals; sometimes paying as little as $25 for a cart full of groceries.
Once in awhile I think, WOW! I need to do that! and I begin looking for coupons…until I remember why it doesn’t work for me.
Simply, I don’t buy many convenience foods. And convenience food manufacturers are the ones that publish coupons. When’s that last time you saw a coupon for fresh broccoli?
Healthy eating is a lost art. We count calories, cut out fats, carbs, or use fake sugar but we still gravitate toward foods with chemicals instead of nutrients.
According to Forbes Magazine Americans spend less percentage of their income on food than ever before.The average American, middle class, spent a mere 9% of their income on groceries, or about $90 out of each $1,000 they make. The percentage is slightly more for lower income households (12%) and slightly less for high income homes (7%). And, that isn’t all. A little over 40% of that food money is spent on restaurants. Continue reading
I know, I have been saying for a year that I would post more recipes with carb and calorie counts and other things to make it easier if you had diabetes or were dieting..and then I would blithely post things like cheesecake. I am truly incorrigible in that way but I really really did get a start on fulfilling my promise today.
These muffins are 100% whole wheat (mine was ground a few days ago in my grinder) and organic. They are sugarfree, low in fat and high in flavor. Unlike many whole wheat items these are moist and fluffy, not dry. Continue reading