Patriotic Pigments: Eat your red, white & blue!

  Looking down at my breakfast this morning, luscious berries in a cushion of oatmeal, I was suddenly overcome with patriotism. Well, at least I was struck by the patriotic resemblance to our nation's red, white and blue banner as Fourth of July nears. And so, I became inspired to talk about the colors in our [...]

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A personal look back at the year that was 2012

As I tentatively begin to step into the pristine landscape of 2013 and leave my footsteps behind me, it seems inevitable that I would look back at the past 12 months and contemplate the year that was 2012. What a whirlwind year it was, after pulling myself out of a personal year-long hell in 2011. [...]

Cha-cha-cha-Chia Seeds

So - it's now been over a week since I've incorporated these tiny, nutty-flavored seeds into my daily diet. While lauded as one of the world's best "super foods" (cape not included), I cannot say that I have personally noticed any particular improvement nor any discomfort in having included them into my daily culinary routine. They are [...]