Category Archives: Food

SunWarrior Raw Protein Review

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks using SunWarrior’s Warrior Blend Chocolate Raw Plant-Based Protein Powder (how’s that for a long title?) for my breakfasts and lunches, and feel [..]

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20 Days In

It’s been nearly 3 weeks since I made a firm commitment to getting my chubby self into better shape. So many friends and acquaintances have come through with [..]

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Being Less Fat – Part Deux

In my last post, I recounted my frustrations with being fat. I’m tired of being this way, of not being able to at myself in the mirror without [..]

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FAT – and not the good kind

Things have been quiet around the ol’ blog lately, and while I’m sure none of you has been pining away wondering “where oh where has Erin gone,” it [..]

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Guest Post: How I Became a Homebrewer

My brother-in-law, Jay, is a homebrewing fanatic. He produces some really excellent beer, and a wide variety of it. His website, kruskis.com, is a continual source of mouth-wateringly [..]

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Perks of Knowing Your Sources

Last week, the milk from our herd share (the only legal means by which Michiganders may acquire raw milk) tasted a bit off. There was a faint, almost [..]

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Fermenting in Cold Houses

Our house is generally on the cool side, between 65 and 68 degrees Fahrenheit, in the fall through spring months. This can make fermenting projects such as kefir, [..]

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“Yer Damn Skippy” Beef Short Ribs Recipe

A reformed vegetarian has a go at low and slow Until recently, when I thought “ribs,” I harked back to the somewhat crunchy, dry, pain-in-the-ass ribs from my [..]

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Guest Post at Pantry Paratus

Howdy folks – Some of you might be interested in the guest post I have up today over at Pantry Paratus; it’s about using all-natural cleaners around the [..]

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Giveaway!

Hey folks! I’ve been meaning to get this giveaway up for over a month now, but had hoped to have been able to report great success with making [..]

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