Thursday Thoughts 4: Sugar Intolerance and Vitamins

Something a bit different for Thursday Thoughts today… Rather than a bunch of random thoughts thrown at you (!), I thought I’d respond to some reader requests. A few of you pointed out that I have never actually done a post on my intolerance of sugar after I mentioned it again in this post. Doh. […]

Guest Post: Coconut Sugar 101 by Naturally Sweet Recipes

Source The lovely sisters who blog at Naturally Sweet Recipes were pretty much the first bloggers I found who share my no-refined-sugar mentality. They bake their recipes with ALL natural sweeteners that are low on the glycemic index, like coconut sugar (which I learned about from them!), maple syrup, agave nectar, stevia and more. I […]

Christmas Cookie Times: Better-than-Starbucks’ Ginger Molasses Cookies

Have you seen those big ginger molasses cookies in Starbucks, and drooled? I have drooled, I’m almost certain. They are so big and perfectly coated in sugar crystals, and look so warm and inviting and like such a great accompaniment to a hot drink like, oh, I don’t know…a gingerbread latte maybe? Or an eggnog […]

The Cookie Monster Strikes Again!…and the Amy’s Giveaway Winner

I’ve told you before that I love cookies. I officially turn into a Cookie Monster when they’re around. Alas, the soft, gooey, chewy Mrs. Fields cookies I loved so much growing up now make me feel so ill from all of their truckloads of sugar that cookies are a rare treat to be enjoyed only […]