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Just in case you aren't alread ... by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Just in case you aren't already elbow deep in flour, cranberries, and other Thanksgiving preparations, here's a savory classic (originally posted on November 8, 2009) just i ... Read on »
"Regulars" by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training This may look like your garden-variety oatmeal cookie, but it's not. This little guy (about a teaspoon-sized cookie) is packed with fiber and protein (and a bit too m ... Read on »
21 Dec. Deadline for Menu for Hope Raffle by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training If you haven't donated yet, the deadline for participating in the Menu for Hope raffle is drawing near. As my raffle prize (code UE21 ), I'm offering a copy of Veganomico ... Read on »
A Class Act by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training If you've ever visited the wonderful blog of David Lebovitz, you probably already know that he's an excellent dessert chef and highly amusing writer. More than that, I dis ... Read on »
A Diversion: Spiced by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This book by famed pastry chef Dalia Jurgensen sat on my night table for several weeks before I had time to pick it up. Once I did, I had to read it until the finish. Bec ... Read on »
A Great Excuse to Alter a Quick Bread Recipe by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training As you can see, I've acquired another fun kitchen tool, a Microplane nutmeg grater. As an excuse to use the grater, I decided to rework a recipe from "The Baking Shee ... Read on »
A Long Overdue Product Review -- Gluten-Free, Raw Snakaroons from Laughing Giraffe Organics by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating With one of my favorite product names ever, the wonderfully tasty, soft, and chewy Snakaroon from Laughing Giraffe Organics is a great snack. This raw cookie (actually HU ... Read on »
A Lovely, Cakey Banana Bread, And a New Product Review by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training This rich banana bread recipe is much more like a cake than a quick bread. I greatly altered the original recipe I found in Mark Bittman's How to Cook Everything, but l ... Read on »
A Meme by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Well, I haven't been tagged for a meme in a while, and never for this blog, so I thought I'd honor Tara's tag and participate. Here are the rules: Each participant po ... Read on »
A Mighty Tasty Pear Pie by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training This was indeed one of the best pies I've tasted (if I do say so myself). I brought it to a baby shower yesterday, and the mommy-to-be ate two pieces. One of the outs ... Read on »
A New Role For Agave Nectar -- Sports Drinks? by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training While I'm not a big drinker of liquid nutritional supplements or sports drinks, I am interested in a trend -- the emergence of lower glycemic sweeteners such as agave nect ... Read on »
A Plate Full of Happiness by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating From Feb 2009 Recipes and Product Reviews One of my favorite blogs (food or otherwise) is Culinary in the Desert, by Joe. He and his partner, Jeff ... Read on »
A Vacation to Recover from a Vacation by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I hope you all are doing very well and enjoying the remains of the summer. Here in Central Jersey, it's hot and HUMID. Well, it's actually wet. I'm sure that's affected some o ... Read on »
A Very Short Rant by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training I really don't enjoy ranting at all, but sometimes it just must be done. There's an emerging trend regarding agave nectar that really concerns me -- people referring to it ... Read on »
A Whole Different Kettle of Cranberries by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating From December 2009 As you can tell from my recent posts, I'm a bit up to my knees in cranberries. I love the tart snap of a fresh cranberry. When they p ... Read on »
Agave Currant Freezer Jam by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating From August 2010 Greetings from Utah, where the farmers' markets yield gorgeous fruits, including currants that look more like jewels than edibles. I ... Read on »
Agave MythBuster at Madhava by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you haven't seen it yet, you should definitely check out Madhava's newest resource on agave nectar, Agave MythBuster . Go now, tell your friends! Read on »
Agave Nectar Article in Time Magazine by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training For those of you who have been following the meteoric rise of agave nectar in the past 6-12 months, you might be interested in reading this article in Time magazine. ... Read on »
Ah, the Miracle of Coconut Oil -- Veganized Anzac Biscuits by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating From October 2009 Photos I'm very fond of many of my cookbooks, but few are written with such care as The King Arthur Flour Cookie Companion. It's re ... Read on »
Altered Plates On Location: Salt Lake City, Utah by Deb S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating From Salt Lake City July 2009 Este Pizzeria in downtown Salt Lake City is a very busy spot at 12:30 pm on a weekday. It was even busier than usual ... Read on »