Archive for the Commentary Category

Indian Wedding: Part 1 (Pre-wedding Festivities)

Being married to an Indian man, I have had the opportunity to go to several Indian weddings, which you might imagine are quite different from a typical American wedding. Not only are the ceremonies vastly different, but the pre-wedding activities last anywhere from a few

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Lucky Dog Fire-Roasted Pepper Sauce–Review and Giveaway!

A few weeks ago during our regular Sunday morning farmer’s market trip, B and I noticed a vendor selling hot sauce. B loves his hot sauce, but not just any hot sauce. It needs to be spicy and flavorful, something that many hot sauces fail

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Real Food Pregnancy

As of today, April 25, 2013, I officially have 2.5 children! That’s right…half-Indian baby #3 is on the way, and as I compare this pregnancy to the other two, especially in the realm of what I eat, I see quite a few differences. As you

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The Search for Soy-Free Chocolate

I like chocolate. It isn’t my favorite sweet treat, but I do enjoy a bit of chocolate now and then. I prefer dark chocolate, especially somewhere around 70-75% cacao, since the bitter notes taste better to my palate. Plus, I can justify indulging a bit

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The 21-Day Sugar Detox

I’ll admit that I’m not a fan of diets, detoxes, or any kind of eating fad that causes people to eat crazy (usually tiny) amounts of foods (or food-like substances) that they will not continue to eat once they have fallen off the wagon and

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Practical Paleo Review and Giveaway

  **This giveaway is now closed** Perhaps you have heard of Practical Paleo, but perhaps not. Allow me to introduce you! Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo is a 400+-page giant of a book which has spent seven weeks on the New York Times bestseller list

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