Healthy Banana Bread + Recipe

I want to call this a healthier banana bread. I use honey instead of sugar and while there is some unbleached white flour, I use mostly whole wheat. Perhaps I'll get to the point where I can use only whole wheat in my baked goods, but for now I'm enjoying using both flours and testing … Continue reading Healthy Banana Bread + Recipe


Easy Mayan Chocolate Ice Cream (in a bag) + Recipe

We decided to stick with some healthy conference foods this weekend, but wanted to top it all off with a treat. Chocolate chip cookie sundaes with homemade ice cream. Everyone loves the good old easy homemade vanilla ice cream, but guess what?? Add a few more ingredients to it and you've got Mayan Chocolate! If … Continue reading Easy Mayan Chocolate Ice Cream (in a bag) + Recipe

Mindful Eating Around the World

THE PROBLEM "He showed the words 'chocolate cake' to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. 'Guilt' was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: 'celebration'" (Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto). This is where my passion lies. Learning … Continue reading Mindful Eating Around the World