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Offwhiteliving

California 95616
I am a lover of all things wellness, including sunshine, gluten-free cooking, yoga, and the outdoors.  I keep a blog www.offwhiteliving.com which is all about a lifestyle-based approach to reducing the white sugar/flour in the diet.  Currently I'm a full time grad student in nutrition at... Full Bio
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Today I will…. by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Fill in the blank.  What will you do today to take on your own relationship to health and wellness?  It doesn’t have to be big to be significant. Want an idea – visit ... Read on »
Nurture or Nature – why do we keep eating so much sugar??? by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Based on national survey data analyses, grainbased desserts account for a greater proportion of daily calories than any other food group in people age 2 and older - USD ... Read on »
Quiche, revisited the off-white way by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   all the makings of an off-white quiche Next week is Matt’s birthday (it will be the 10th anniversary of his 29th birthday), and we are heading to his fo ... Read on »
What does it take to change a nation? by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I read something quite sad today.  According to this link at the CDC, obesity rates in the US have not changed in the last few years, despite what appears to be a lot of e ... Read on »
Eat more kale…and here’s how (RECIPE) by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Am I the poster child for kale or what?  If you too want to wear your love of kale on your chest, support a good cause and go here to buy one of these babies. S ... Read on »
Great advice for better, fresher eggs! by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Check out this link from Organic Authorityt hat helps you tell how fresh your eggs are. Too bad you can’t do this BEFORE you buy! http://www.organicauthority.com/food ... Read on »
It’s not easy being green…but it’s so worth it! by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Remember this little ditty from Kermit the Frog  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpiIWMWWVco Yes, Kermie- being green is not so easy…  I feel the same way about eating ... Read on »
When chard meets dough by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I had a culinary epiphany.  Why not blend a simple Spanish-inspired Swiss chard recipe with the equally simple recipe for soudough rye pizza dough?  Why not, ... Read on »
the sweet seduction of half-off Valentine’s day candy by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Any self-respecting sugar addict (like myself) loves the day after a major holiday. It’s not just trinkets and cards and useless gifts imprinted with holiday logos ... Read on »
Americans don’t eat enough vegetables….so here’s a way to bridge the gap (recipe) by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s no surprise to you that we, on average, are a little light on the vegetable side.  According to the 2011 statistics, the majority of us are either overweight or obese ... Read on »
Don’t be a hater…not even to sugar and ESPECIALLY not to yourself…. by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Recently there has been talk of the devil.  The sugar-devil, that is.  First, Dr. Lustig out of San Francisco, created this video expounding all the evils of the white stu ... Read on »
Are we expecting too much from our gum? by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The expectations on gum to perform have really gotten out of hand. In my opinion, it all started back in 1985 with commercials like the one below for the Doublemint Tw ... Read on »
Soupa star! by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lately this soup has been rockin’ my world.  Those who know me well (like my huz, who will make fun of me incessantly about it) know that for a soup to be good in m ... Read on »
Eat More Kale, baby! by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   Have you Heard of the the Eat More Kale Guy, Bo, out of Vermont?  This guy is a hero of mine.  And like most heroes, there is always a nemesis.   In this case ... Read on »
a near miss by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living yesterday was a tough day.  I was working on a grant all day, and mid-way through we decided to do a 180 with our direction.  Bleh.  Then, the DMV still hasn’t sent my tag ... Read on »
apply your best strength to your biggest food behavior challenge by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love positive psychology.  It’s a field of study that invests in the understanding of optimism, and how to cultivate self-efficacy.  It’s awesome. Today I watched Ma ... Read on »
Is your belief greater than your doubt? by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy New Year Bloggies! I hope that the goings on of 2012 so far are to your satisfaction.  I know they are mine!  So, there is no skirting around the discussion ... Read on »
What I’m bringing to Christmas dinner by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m that girl.  You know, the one who insists on throwing a curve ball on the decadence streak that seems to accompany all holiday meals with my family.  This year is no e ... Read on »
What is your diet costing you? by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Don’t you hate going to the grocery store and seeing the rising costs of food?  Kale $2/bunch?  Almond butter at $10/jar. Yes, it’s out of hand.  Though, surprisingly Amer ... Read on »
A surprising lesson from goose liver by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ever heard of TED ? TED is this amazing compilation of though leaders on every subject from art to food to education. Yesterday my brother-in-law B., who is a classical ... Read on »