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Sugar on Your Brain

Sugar on Your Brain

I have a sugar problem. There. I said it.  I crave it like mad and have never met a HoHo, Ding-Dong or bowl of Malted Milk Ball ice cream, doughnut, cupcake or piece of chocolate salted caramel cake that I don’t like. Even thinking about it makes me drool. This is serious, people.

When people say to me, “I’m not a sweets person,”  I look at them with a “WTF?” expression on my face. I just can’t begin to imagine how in the world a person cannot love sweets.  It is literally beyond my comprehension!

 I have written about my love of – and need to curb – sugar intake here before.  However, I need reminding of just how BAD it is for all of us, but especially those of us who have had any kind of cancer.  Sugar messes with my mind and always – always! – leaves me wanting more.  I’m not the only one, which is why I’m ...

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Friday’s Fixin’s: Ruby Detox Salad

Ruby Detox Salad with Tamari Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Welcome back to Friday’s Fixin’s.  A friend gave me a little grief last week because I haven’t ...

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Friday Fixin’s: Curried Red Lentil Walnut Burger

Friday Fixin’s: Curried Red Lentil Walnut Burger

As you know, I am ALWAYS on the look out for new recipes to satisfy my occasional meat ...

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Friday Fixin’s: Cauliflower Mash

Friday Fixin’s: Cauliflower Mash

Slowly but surely, I am making my way back into my kitchen. Sorry ’bout the dearth over the past couple of ...

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Friday’s Fixin’s: Oven Roasted Oyster Mushrooms

Oven Roasted Oyster Mushrooms

Friday’s Fixin’s is BACK!  Sorry that it has been absent for the past couple of months, but this book road show ...

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Meatless Meatloaf | The Silver Pen

Friday’s Fixin’s: Meatless Meatloaf

Meatless Meatloaf

Ohhhhh, am I ever excited to share this week’s recipe! Maili had a stroke of genius with this one.  I have always loved ...

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Friday’s Fixin’s: Warm Winter Vegetable Salad

Warm Winter Vegetable Salad

Today’s recipe comes from Sophie Dahl’s Voluptuous Cooking book.  Maili steered me in this direction and boy oh boy am I ...

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Friday’s Fixin’s: Warm Lentil Salad

Warm Lentil Salad

Today’s recipe comes from my friend, Rachelle Schwartz of Wiley Valentine. Rachelle is an uber-talented artist, who also happens to be ...

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Citrus Watercress Salad

Friday’s Fixin’s: Citrus And Watercress Salad

Citrus And Watercress Salad

We are truly blessed to live in California…for a number of reasons. For those who are living in the vortex this ...

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Italian Vegetable Stew | The Silver Pen

Friday’s Fixin’s: Italian Vegetable Stew

Italian Vegetable Stew

Happy Friday and Happy Weekend! How was the first week back at work & school?  I must say that I was overjoyed ...

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Coconut Carrot Soup | The Silver Pen

Friday’s Fixin’s: Spicy Coconut Carrot Soup

Spicy Coconut Carrot Soup

Today’s Friday’s Fixin’s is a last minute – and extra special! – addition to the blog. I’d like to introduce you ...

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