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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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Doing everything and nothing at all by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sunday morning.  I’m relaxing on the couch in our Big Sur cottage enjoying the spectacular scene of rain falling at sunshine at the same time.  I feel as if I’m nestled in ... Read on »
no bake cookies (AKA the 100 calorie cookies) by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living our little treats cooling in the freezer My research center has an impeccable dietician.  His  job is to do whatever it takes to ensure that research participants ... Read on »
impromptu southwest quiche by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living southwest quiche Partly out of necessity to use up a spaghetti squash and a boat-load of blue corn tortillas, and partly out of a burst of Sunday evening creativit ... Read on »
aaah…refreshing (recipe) by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living rainbow on Vernal falls, Yosemite Ahh….there is nothing like feeling the mist of a high-altitude waterfall caress your face to remind you how amazing it is to be a ... Read on »
Roots by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Holidays always remind me of how much family activities are rooted in tradition.  For instance, here it is Easter.  While we’ve all grown older, evolved to new levels of m ... Read on »
On Beginnings…. by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “The Miracle Was Not that I Finished, but That I Ever Began”. I have no idea who originally said this, but I first came across this profound statement on the back of a ... Read on »
Hail to Kale by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living   The beginnings of a spinach kale and veggie frittata In preparation for my upcoming cooking class at the Davis Coop next Monday, I came upon this article ab ... Read on »
A twisted treat by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living mamma and baby pretzel Today I was inspired to do something unique with my sourdough start.  For some reason pretzels came to mind.  5 minutes on the internet, and ... Read on »
Off White eats on the cheap by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living According to market research , two of the top 6 reasons American’s don’t eat healthy are cost and convenience.  I wonder if this is especially true among  those of us try ... Read on »
self-check by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Every now and again  it’s a good idea to take inventory.  You know, like how any good business pauses for a moment to take stock of what they have, but on a more personal ... Read on »
Delicious bean salad by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What can I say, when it rains it pours.  2 postings in a 1/2 hour period.  What is the world coming to? I was at a Poltuck for my running group (oh, I’ve added Running ... Read on »
Where have I been??? by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living hi bloggies, Yes, it has been a WHILE.  Waay to long, in fact.  Sorry.  I’ve been busy.  Real Busy.  This kind of busy that doesn’t always leave much room for reflecti ... Read on »
No your mama’s breakfast sandwich by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I can't believe I held out long enough to take a pic before I dived in! Move over Jimmy Dean.  Step aside McDonald’s Egg McMuffin.  There is a NEW kid in town. ... Read on »
Great plates by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living                 While prepping for my coaching session today I came across this handy-dandy picture that I think all of us could use ... Read on »
Eating out of the box by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Can you believe I did not even have pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving this year?  That’s almost unheard of in my personal history.  This year something was different…well, fr ... Read on »
Good post on how to soak grains by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living hi all, sshh…don’t tell: I’m in my epidemiology class and while the lecture drones on I’m hunting down food blogs.  You can tell where MY priorities are today…. an ... Read on »
check out this recipe – just in time for Thanksgiving by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The only thing I’d change, is I’d reduce the sugar to 1/2 cup – the apples will sweeten it enough. An unrefined sugar will give the recipe a rich taste. Bon Apetite! ... Read on »
Is the environment making us diabetic? by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am taking an environmental health class (SPH262 for those UC Davis folk reading).  It’s pretty interesting, but what I am finding most interesting is the interface betwe ... Read on »
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas (cookies, that is!) by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living …and you know what that means: Holiday treats. I may be adding to the abyss of sweet treats you are inundated with this holiday, but I wanted to share a lovely, fun re ... Read on »
Enchilada casserole – so easy by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken, cut into 1/2 in cubes 2 tsp each: cumin, sea salt, oregano 2 cups enchilada sauce 1/2 cup green onion 1/2 cup finely chopped bro ... Read on »