Kale salad, mango, cheese, crackers bento lunch

July 22, 2015
by Kristine
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10 Bento Lunches for Summer

Summertime and packing lunches are two things that just don’t naturally go together. Instead, I suppose we should be talking about summertime with popsicles, ice cream, and lemonade. Packing lunches seems more at home with the likes of back-to-school, busy mornings, and zippered plastic baggies. Continue Reading →

Chocolate-hazelnut spread line-up

June 24, 2015
by Kristine
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A Nutrition Review of Nutella and Other Chocolate-Hazelnut Spreads Part 4: A Master List

I’ve been writing about Nutella and its copycats since this blog began 3 years ago. Apparently there’s a lot to say about chocolate-hazelnut spreads because it’s spawned 3 of my most popular posts. (You can find 1, 2, and 3 here if you’re into historical nutrition non-fiction.) Today’s post makes number 4. Continue Reading →

Cold strawberry quik

June 10, 2015
by Kristine
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10 Ideas for What to Drink This Summer

It’s here! It’s here! At least June is, if summer isn’t. This hint at the changing of the seasons usually means my beverage choices shift away from steamed, frothed, and steeped to chilled, blended, and infused. For some reason I really spend a lot of time thinking about what to drink; so much so that a third of the recipes on the blog aren’t even for food…they’re for satiating sippables. Seems like as good a time as any to do a drink recipe round-up to get you ready for the warm temperatures that I’m sure are just around the corner. Right? Like in 2 weeks. Please? Continue Reading →