Category Archives: Nutrition

Paleo with No Time!

A friend mentioned to me that she’s been doing well avoiding junk food, but needed to focus on eating more protein and clean carbs because she hadn’t been eating enough of the right things. I thought that made a great … Continue reading

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The Value of CSA Membership: Top 10 Ways it exceeds the Price

DH recently asked, “How much did you pay for that CSA again?” “$700” He replied, “Yeah, totally not worth it,” in his tone that declares his opinion as indisputable fact. <rolleyes.> The value of CSA membership is about more than … Continue reading

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Explaining the Cult-Like Behavior of Paleo-Devotees

I recently read the statement that the Paleo diet seems to elicit ‘cult-like’ behavior in its devotees. I thought it was an interesting point, and something I don’t deny. I have a few ideas why & wanted to blog about it. … Continue reading

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Raining on The Paleo Parade

I posted yesterday about my response to the Scientific American article that the Paleo Diet is Half-Baked. The article contains this quote from anthropologist William Leonard of Northwestern University: “Too often modern health problems are portrayed as the result of … Continue reading

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My Response to the Scientific American Article that the Paleo Diet is “Half-Baked”

As you’d correctly assume from the article’s title, “Why The Paleo Diet is Half-Baked,” the article doesn’t exactly recommend Paleo as an ideal way to eat. However, I think it’s best to not throw out the Paleo baby with the … Continue reading

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Cucumber Buns

You know you got a good core workout when it hurts a bit to sneeze! I did the tractor tire yesterday. Did 3 sets each of 10 hits right, 10 hits left. (Pic is from December – hence the fleece!) … Continue reading

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My Emigration to Maryland is Complete!

Each region has its own idiosyncrasies such as sayings, traditions, and especially food! I grew up in Pennsylvania not far outside of Philadelphia. My current hometown is just outside Baltimore. It’s only 83 miles, about a 90 minute drive down … Continue reading

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What to Do with All the Zucchini?

Zucchini isn’t one of my favorite vegetables. I already whined earlier about how preparing the CSA veggies so they are palatable has been more work than the veggies I most frequently eat. I also have the added challenge of a … Continue reading

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We Bleed for Our Fruit

Ha – that’s my leg scratched by some wild raspberry bushes. Yup, we went raspberry picking, in the woods of Gunpowder Falls state park! How cool is that?! They are even softer than grocery-store raspberries and the flavor is a … Continue reading

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Did I Subconsciously Smash my Breakfast?

That’s a plate loaded with half a sweet potato baked on the grill, sauteed scarlet turnips, and mashed kohlrabi. I was putting it into the microwave when, somehow, I dropped it! I don’t know how I managed to do it. … Continue reading

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