9 tips for eating sanely during the holidays

I'm a little embarrassed to admit this, ... but Thanksgiving dinner got the better of me this year. My husband and I had for the first time in our lives decided to travel and celebrate with out-of-town relatives. It was exciting for me, especially. It's only the fourth year having "in-laws" for me, and over a [...]

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. [...]

This is war! Critique on the hubris from both sides of the holistic fence

It doesn’t happen often, so when I feel the need to speak my mind, I do so passionately and without regret. Recently, I at last sat down to watch the Food Matters documentary, which had been lurking for some time in my Netflix queue. It took a class assignment for me to finally dig it out. [...]