WAIT! Don’t go!  I know you have dozens of other tweets and posts and pins waiting to be looked at, and you glanced at this one and thought “Not vegan. Not a raw foodie. Not interested.”  But you’re so wrong! No matter what your everyday diet looks like, this cookbook is for everyone with a […] . . .

 

“Tomorrow, I start healthy eating for real.” “Next week, I’m going to get on track and stay there.” “After this weekend, everything changes.” Sound familiar? Please tell me I’m not the only one who has tried to fool myself with words like these when it comes to diet and exercise. It’s so easy to make these promises, […] . . .

 

Many Plan to Eat users have been asking for a way to access the details of a recipe without being taken to a different page in Plan to Eat. We thought this sounded like a good idea, so we launched an updated version of Plan to Eat, with a new recipe window, that will do just that!   […] . . .

 

If you’ve been hanging around the Plan to Eat blog for a while, you’ve likely read at least one of my posts on using food to control my chronic illness. I have Ulcerative Colitis, which is considered an autoimmune disorder, and over the years I have found a certain amount of relief from my flares […] . . .

 

Creating a weekly meal plan is a habit that has served me well over the last few years. It keeps me organized, saves on the budget, and helps me stay intentional with eating healthy meals. I can’t think of any reason I wouldn’t meal plan. It just makes life easier. However, even the best meal […] . . .

 

I had the radio tuned to NPR one day while I was toodling around town running errands. I caught a portion of an intriguing interview with Eugenia Bone, the author of The Kitchen Ecosystem*. She was talking about “cooking as a continuum, where each meal draws on elements from a previous one, providing the building […] . . .

 

Summer has finally arrived in Northern Colorado. We spent most of the month of May with cloudy skies, rain, and flooding. June has brought with it sunshine, gardens, outdoor activities, and happier people. It’s amazing what a little sunshine will do!  I would love to have a garden.  The idea of growing my own food […] . . .

 

This week I decided to cook recipes from the Inspiralized Cookbook  with one requirement: “I wouldn’t normally make this…” I wanted to branch out and use ingredients that I had never cooked with or typically shy away from. The ingredients that stand out for me this time are Chayote and Fish Sauce. I made two […] . . .

 

Confession: I judge books by their covers. Especially cookbooks*. Whenever I’m evaluating a new cookbook, I pull it out of the envelope, read the title, glance at the cover photos, and my mind is already made up. Yes, I like this one. No, I don’t like that one. It’s frighteningly similar (and just as irrational) […] . . .

 

Meal planning can be an overwhelming process. Now throw in trying to lose weight and feed a family of four and it can seem down right impossible. Pizza anyone? Ha! I know not the answer you wanted to hear. Don’t worry I have a solution. I have been preparing family-friendly meal plans for over 4 years. That’s […] . . .