Just Say No to Tasteless Diet Foods

That’s Right – No More Fat-Free and Lite Diet Foods Today, I’m channeling Nancy Reagan and encouraging you to JUST SAY NO! No to what, you may ask? No to anything labeled ‘diet’, ‘fat-free’ or ‘low-fat’. Most of these diet foods remove good for us fats ┬áthat help us absorb nutrients and provide our cells with nourishment and replace them

My 8 Hour Digital Media Fast and Thoughts on Boredom

Ok, I know, an 8 Hour Digital Media Fast, Big Deal…. But it was a big deal! Have you ever tried a digital media fast? To not look at a screen for 8 hours while you were awake? And awake and at home for a good chunk of the time? It ain’t as easy as it should be! At least

Spice Rubbed Grilled Sirloin Tip Steak

MMMMMM……..STEAK……….. Nothing says long summer evenings like grilled steak. I love cooking out in the summertime and like to experiment with different dry rubs for our meats. I’ve made ribs using cocoa powder before and it’s my (no longer) secret ingredient in my steak chili so I wanted to try it out in a steak rub. It turned out freaking


Stop Dieting! A Simple Way of Eating Healthier

Eat Real Food Last post I talked a bit about why I don’t think “dieting” works (miss that post? check it out here). I try to keep my “diet” simple and it’s not really a diet at all, it’s just a simple way of eating every day (and I enjoy it!). What is this magic way of eating? When I’m