Great Reusable Lunch Storage

Great reusable lunch and drink containers

My oldest son has started kindergarten.  The amazing progressive school he attends is small, and does not have its own kitchen to make lunches – YAY I say! …now I do realize making lunches every day will likely result in some form of “lunch-prep fatigue” for me over the long-run.  But I welcome the opportunity […]

Sunrise Energy Bars

Since the school year has begun, I have been searching for ways to prepare (or grab) quick and easy breakfasts for me and my kids.  For me, I can’t have a full-on breakfast prior to working out, since I am no longer exercising at the crack of dawn, but I do need to have something […]

Trader Joe’s Balsamic Glaze


I was walking through Trader Joe’s the other day and they were sampling some fresh strawberries drizzled with a balsamic glaze.  Hmmm…..I have had strawberries before with balsamic vinegar, but never the concentrated syrupy form, what I refer to as a balsamic reduction.  It’s easy to make on your own actually: you heat up balsamic […]

Gluten-Free Tortilla Product Review

While searching for my usual Food for Life Ezekiel 4:9 sprouted grain wraps (YUM!) at Whole Foods, I happened upon a product that, while it may have been available for some time now, was new to me: Food for Life Brown Rice tortillas.  I wanted to bring them home and give them a try, in […]

Pocket Paleo by The New Primal

Pocket Paleo

I’ve been doing CrossFit for two years now.  When I began I was primarily vegetarian – I included fish and dairy in my diet but eschewed beef and chicken for 10 + years.  Over time I found that I wasn’t necessarily lacking in energy or my ability to get stronger, but I was constantly ravenous […]