Confessions: John Wayne Makes Me Want Steak

Lately I've been on a John Wayne kick. I slow cooked some pinto beans.  Delicious. I mixed in some salsa, added a chunk of avocado.  Purdy tasty. Then I watched "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance." And I wanted a steak.  I haven't craved meat since I started a plant-based diet in June, but since … Continue reading Confessions: John Wayne Makes Me Want Steak

How To Stop Stress Eating

I work from home.  Thankfully, not in my kitchen anymore.  But the kitchen is only a few strides away...  And I've noticed something about my eating habits.  Something I hate.  Something that happens particularly when I'm working. The need to feed.  Emotionally. I started tracking my urges to figure out what this compulsion to stuff … Continue reading How To Stop Stress Eating

Recipe: Vegan, Fat-Free Chocolate Cake In A Cup

Let's talk a little bit about fabulousness, shall we?  Because that's what we've got right here.  Sheer fabulousness.  For me, this is a guilt-free indulgence that sweetens my day a few times a week.  And, pssh, you've got to add it to your repertoire because it makes all my fellow chocoholics quite happy. If you've … Continue reading Recipe: Vegan, Fat-Free Chocolate Cake In A Cup

Week 7: Transition, Pregnancy Weight Gain

I'm delving into some issues here. Pregnancy weight gain. Transition. Morning Sickness food confessions. 'Cause life's real, girls.  Ain't nobody got time for fake fluff talk. Here's a link to an article with a little history and current info on pregnancy weight gain.  Though I am not a physician, I am personally challenging the current … Continue reading Week 7: Transition, Pregnancy Weight Gain

Confessions: First Trimester -where’s the cheese?

Oh my Darling Dears... When you know something in your brain, but your body is telling you something completely opposite.  That's where I'm at right now. Queasiness has hit.  Thankfully I'm not up-chucking, but for the majority of the day (and night) I just don't feel peachy keen.  It's that feeling I used to satiate … Continue reading Confessions: First Trimester -where’s the cheese?