Tag Archives: smell

We Ate Nothing But Onions

Recently, I stood over the stove caramelizing onions. The smell suddenly reminded me of that summer we spent cooped up in our tiny dark apartment. Hiding from the heat in the day and caramelizing onions in the evening. Excited by … Continue reading

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What the Hell is a Pantry Box?

I appreciated the comment from one of my favorite bloggers, Chatting with San. It reminded me that I never told you about my pantry box, or better yet described what the hell a pantry box is, or why one should … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Eating

Slow down! It can take up to 20 minutes for your stomach to signal to your brain that it’s full. Try putting your fork down after every couple of bites, an be sure yo actually chew your food (aim for … Continue reading

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Managing the holiday rollercoaster …Holiday Meals

Set aside assumptions about what the holidays and holiday meals “have to” look like. Always felt that stuffing AND sweet potatoes AND mashed potatoes AND dinner rolls was a bit much? Now’s your chance to scale back, especially if you … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating

Engage all five senses when you eat. Experts say the practice of mindfulness – being fully aware of your thoughts and feeling in a nonjudgmental way- can help lower your stress response, improve focus and cognition and fight pain. And … Continue reading

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