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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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Purge your words and avoid emotional eating by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well all know journaling is good for us, right?  Well if you don’t – hear this:  Journaling can help you to release stressors and emotions and be a safe place to vent.  IT ... Read on »
On resiliancy by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week I participated in the UC Davis Entrepreneur Academy .  In a word: FANTASTIC!  One of the many benefits it gave me was a clear awareness that I want to have a suc ... Read on »
Caught eating too much sugar…and how to avoid it by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Really, do we need to go over this again? Yes.  We do.  Added sugar is still sneaking in everywhere and it’s time to revisit (or visit for the first time) some of the snea ... Read on »
As prompted by WordPress: Family Dinners by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I published the last post WordPress, in all of its cleverness, promoted me to think about posting on a few topics.  Family dinners was one of them, and being i ... Read on »
Tomato pie by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living last week I was listening to this program on NPR on my way to a kayaking adventure with mom at Lake Natomas (FUN!).  What’s funny to me is that it wasn’t the easy homemade ... Read on »
Life on an $80/week grocery budget: How we do it by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A long time ago I posted about buying groceries for $100.  Good stuff.  But since then out lives have changed.  Dramatically.  We are now both grad students with a very un ... Read on »
sexy meatloaf by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What?  Is that an oxymoron?  Nope, I don’t think so.  This recipe isn’t something you’d see in Grandma Betty’s cookbook and it doesn’t involve ketchup and whatever ... Read on »
Visual cues by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Look at all the pretty grains and flours..... Let’s face it: for healthy cooking to have any sex appeal it’s got to compete in this highly visual, highly sensory w ... Read on »
Inspiration from a good friend and fantastic food by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living no white flour/sugar in this tasty meal! What a delight my day was.  Sharing a delicious, Off-White friendly meal with a dear friend and her 7 month old baby.  It’ ... Read on »
cool websites you might enjoy by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Where do I get some of my inspiration?  Well, from bloggers and website contributors too, of course!  I definitely have website envy about some of the cool stuff I see out ... Read on »
Summer in a bowl by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   As I prepare for the big family camping trip to Burney Falls , I wanted to make a new salad – something the family hasn’t seen before and that satisfies the r ... Read on »
scrumptous Sunday morning pancakes by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think if I ever open a restaurant (Off-White Cafe anyone?), it would be a breakfast and lunch place.  I enjoy making breakfast – maybe because morning is my favorite tim ... Read on »
I would rather be making a video but…… (recipe, I promise) by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living my dang camera is out of juice and charging as we speak.  I’m almost out of time and energy so I’m just going to post the recipe instead.  My inspiration to film came from ... Read on »
Vive la crepe by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This post could also be entitled “I’d rather be eating Popsicles than standing over a hot stove”.  It’s 90+ degrees here in the good ol’ central valley of Californi ... Read on »
A tale of two plates by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living New Plate symbol replaces the Pyramid It was the best of meals…it was the worst of meals . Last week the Federal Government debuted the new MyPlate as a repla ... Read on »
okay, okay, the Napoleon recipe is here too! by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living looks fancy but it's pretty easy! Here at Off White Living we anticipate your needs before you do.  See, we knew that if you read the previous post you’d be asking ... Read on »
a new fast food “phyllo”-sophy by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living a quick lunch made from left-overs You will quickly find that the theme of this post is “waste not, want not”.  It was a busy Saturday in the Tryon household.  I w ... Read on »
the “SEE FOOD” Diet by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I remember a dumb diet cartoon that went around when I was a kid.  It was two overweight people talking and one says “I”m on the see-food (spelled seafood) diet…. I SEE FO ... Read on »
and yet another good reason to eat dark cocoa by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As if the taste, mouthfeel and pure joy of eating dark cocoa (and dark chocolate if it’s unadulterated) wasn’t enough….now we can eat cocoa because it is high in potassium ... Read on »
Everything and nothing at all, Part 2: A recipe by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Of course the delicious food of my Big Sur weekend was an element of how it all flowed so seamlessly.    It wouldn’t be right to keep all those great recipes to myself, so ... Read on »