Where do I even begin. OK, so if you read part 1, I had my aha moment and replaced diet coke with seltzer. That allowed me to take out the aspartame found in diet coke and feel the positive affects of eliminating the chemically manufactured sugars from my system. So here is what happened next. … Continue reading The path to getting rid of my ‘skinny-skinny-fat’ figure. Part 2: Cutting out artificial sweeteners.
I am by definition 'skinny'. I wear size 2 pants, on average an XS dress size, and Im too light to donate blood without having drastic side effects. My whole life I have done exercise but by no stretch of the definition am I athletic. I am a food blogger so naturally I love the … Continue reading Artificial Sweeteners and the path to getting rid of my ‘skinny-skinny-fat’ figure: Part 1
Sometimes I write blog articles that resonate with me, and hope it means something to someone else as well. One thing that really hits home for me is the world of Reality TV - particularly Top Chef. I was once married to a chef who was a second runner up on Top Chef Canada, so … Continue reading Top Chef – Reality (before and after)
I'm not even sure why I'm reviewing a McDonald's burger but I honestly had to share my disappointment with what I thought was a classic Big Mac burger with a bit of heaven in its sauce. I was wrong. Like oh so wrong. I didn't read the fine print I guess, because the sriracha sauce … Continue reading Sriracha meets Big Mac Sauce on a rather unfamiliar burger.
As the story goes, I am a 32-year-old addicted to KD. Yes, the original recipe Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. Now bare with me as I go off on a little bit of a tangent. I do love me some spirals from time to time but they do tend to cook a little too fast, and … Continue reading Macaroni-Off 2016 with the kids (round 1)
It came to my attention a mere few weeks ago, due to some banter among foodies on twitter, that Michelin had ceased its star ratings in LA back in 2009 and has no plans of returning. In an interview with Michelin Guide Director Jean-Luc Naret he stated the sales of the Michelin Guidebook (and the subsequent … Continue reading No Michelin Star in LA? Isnt it time we revisit the guidelines?
For Californians and New Yorkers this may come as a surprise that Im writing a blog article about toast. Turns out people have been writing about toast (sorry,.. a hem... 'artisanal toast') since the beginning of time (aka the beginning of 2014). Yes this is not news to you. But for someone who comes from … Continue reading Toast of the town. What is toast, you ask?
When I started blogging back in 2010 it took me mere weeks to discover tha Urbanspoon was the main hub by which people searched for restaurants (menus, locations, reviews, etc). And more importantly in order to get your own blog traffic you need to link your site to Urbanspoon. It was an exceptional tool for … Continue reading Can one blogger cover all of Los Angeles