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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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If at first you don’t succeed… by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is me trying to Wake board…. Not exactly my best work, but I didn’t give up. Then just this morning I was reminded in my yoga cl ass that today is a da ... Read on »
Clean Cuisine by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living move over Lean Cuisine...this is better! This summer I fell in love with a Lean Cuisine dish that was some tasty mix of beans,rice, veggies and a ‘cheese sauce’. ... Read on »
Mc Make-overs by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past Monday, in the name of science, I chomped on a sausage egg McMuffin with cheese for breakfast.  Did I mention I got $20 and a free blood draw?  Score!  Hey, I’m ... Read on »
Coming to a Phone near you…Group Wellness Coaching by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Good news Bloggies, If you are wanting to make some healthy lifestyle changes and want support, you are in luck.  Support is on the way! I am hosting an 8-week Gro ... Read on »
Choco-holic by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A spoonful of chocolate delciousness What can I say…I love chocolate.  But not just any chocolate.  In fact, the list of  chocolate items I DON’T like is much lo ... Read on »
Delicious by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s been a while since I’ve posted.  Moving, teaching summer school and research demands have taken my time lately.   Nonetheless, right now I would describe life as “del ... Read on »
Off White Summer Holidays by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living raw key lime pie Now that I’m cozy in the (air conditioned) comforts of my own home after a very warm holiday weekend, I got to thinking about how easy it was to ... Read on »
An evening with Deborah Madison, my hero by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Deborah Madison and I at the Avid Reader in Davis Deborah Madison , author of great cookbooks like Greens and Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, came to Davis tonig ... Read on »
Yeast challenge part 2 by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living homemade burger on a homemade bun Recently I posted the first half of my “Kitchen Bootcamp Challenge”, by Jen Schall , to make a yeasted bread. Well, I ‘rose’ ... Read on »
offwhite food even a father would love by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My dad and I Christmas '09 Historically my dad is a bit gunshy about trying my offwhite food.  I kinda don’t blame him.  The first time I had my folks over for d ... Read on »
5 things that help me stop sugar binges by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living getting out of the house helps stop sugar binges Today I was in a counseling session and it dawned on me (thanks to my kind counselor) that I have come a long way ... Read on »
better buns by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living whole grain italian bun dough Recently my love affair with baking bread has spread into a personal challenge.  Steak buns.  Yes, you heard me!  I don’t really ea ... Read on »
It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday… by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today, while motoring down the I-80, the Boyz 2 men song “Its so hard to say goodbye to yesterday” came on the radio.  The station was asking for songs about your high sch ... Read on »
“I can’t eat it, it’s fattening” by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday, when I was stocking up on produces at the Yolo Fruit Stand , I reached across my cart and grabbed an 85% dark chocolate Lindt bar off the shelf.  Last mi ... Read on »
breakfast of champions by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living www.oregonblueberry.com Maybe its becauses I miss Oregon, or maybe it’s because blueberries are just delicious… or maybe its because I can sneak a load of spinac ... Read on »
Diggin’ on Dorm food at UC Davis by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Recently I ventured back to my UC Davis roots and ate at the Dining Commons (yes, among freshmen!).  Back in the day the food was decent, especially by dorm standar ... Read on »
gluten gone wild by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today I was reading the the UC Davis food blog and came across t his post about improving wheat.   The benefits to this new wheat is better iron, zinc and protein.  Cool r ... Read on »
Coffe Shop Kunundrum solved by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Reason # 1,295 that I love the Davis Coop : Almond Milk coffee drinks.  You’d think more people would have caught on to the idea that soy and dairy are two big allerg ... Read on »
bloggies, you need to see this! by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Just read an article listing the 20 most sugar beverages in the USA right now.  Pretty s scary because we see them everyday at the store, in schools, at work, and maybe in ... Read on »
making friends with the enemy by Offwhiteliving Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living my first sourdough loaf Healing comes in all shapes and sizes.  If you would have asked me a year ago if I thought that bread would offer me some kind of therapy I ... Read on »