Using Premixes in Food Prep

In the livestock feed industry we make premixes – premixing ingredients that have a low inclusion rate in the final feed mixture. In my kitchen I do the same thing. Here is a simple 50-50 chia/flax premix. Next up will be premixing all the spices for my butter chicken recipe to change that from a…

A Cold Winter Walk

Sometimes the things you don’t want to get started on turn out to be the best things you do. Today was freezing cold; -20C with the windchill. I had a long day. I worked hard, I stuck to my healthy eating plan, I did chores when I came home and I was ready to relax…

Somewhere in America, A Poetic Commentary

Over the past year my inner feminist has exploded. I am less concerned about what other people think, or offending someone. Speaking the truth is more important than that. I am amazed that these girls have such a clear and powerful understanding of that already. May their fire never fade. Changing the World, One Word…

Sunday Funday

Sundays are sometimes hard. I find they’re a mixture of trying to get all the chores done that are hard to do during the week, trying to have some fun, trying to relax, and trying not to stress about the impending doom coming (commonly known as Monday). Next thing I know 50 percent of my…

Perfect LBD

This cheerful article celebrating the versatility of the perfect little black dress dress makes me want to go shopping. Perhaps when I find it I’ll do a 5 day challenge (wear it for 5 days, 5 different ways).