Monthly Archives: October 2013

My Writing Elsewhere – interviewing chefs and restauranteurs

Every now and then I get the pleasure of writing for additional outlets. I like to share links to those pieces here: Chef Chris Raucci, Corporate Chef for Ted’s Montana Grill – hot off this presses, this interview just posted today. You might remember Chef Chris from my lesson on cooking bison he so generously and […]

Magic Unicorn Salt

You might think my eating has been bland during the weight loss challenge. You’d be WRONG. Does this look bland to you?     The food from Good Measure Meals is good, don’t get me wrong – but I still like to amp it up a little bit with my own seasonings. One of my favs […]

Pump, Pump it up, Pump it up: Pumpkin Spice

I started into the Pumpkin Spice in late August in an attempt to coax fall weather my way. Like a rain dance, I have to report – it worked. It’s that time of year and it sounds like a broken record from every girl everywhere – but I’m okay with embracing that… Pumpkin Spice!!! Oh […]

Round One – I survived!

Drumroll please………….. I not only made it through the first round of cuts for the Northside Hospital New Start, Weight Smart Challenge – but I surprisingly (to me most of all) had the greatest weight loss on my team (9.8 lbs)!  EXHALE – PHEW! Oh yes, this was on TV today… extra extra, read all […]

Gross Foot – hobbling to success?

Status update on my weight loss competition journey… I started out STRONG – weighed in (aka tipped the scales) and then started eating SUPER healthy, no more wine (wah!) and was working out. Holy moly! And then… a punishment for my awesome healthy behavior (in a competition no less), I got a CRAZY, insane, what […]