Category Archives: Product Reviews

Benefit from my willingness to experiment.

Review: Eatwell CSA (San Francisco Bay Area)

Rating: 5/5 Recommended? Yes! Oh joy! Today marked the first day of my new CSA, and my first produce box ever! How exciting! (Well, exciting for me, and possibly also for the people I gave my money to for the … Continue reading

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Recipe: Home Made Bacon Mayonnaise (Eat your heart out, Ancel Keys!)

The other day I was reading through one of the fifty thousand cookbooks I got for my last birthday (since changing my way of eating, I now read cookbooks the way other people read novels), and came across a recipe … Continue reading

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Low Carb Fail? (Part 2)

In my last post, I discussed a possible low-carb fail on a low-carb tortilla wrap I got at the airport. I wrote to the company to find out what was in the food I was eating, since the label offered … Continue reading

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Low-Carb Fail? (Part 1)

Seen at San Francisco International Airport while looking for something acceptable to eat (me = protein snob). I found this confusing because a whole-wheat tortilla, while marginally less terrible for you than a white four tortilla (not by much), is … Continue reading

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Stevia is an appetite stimulant…for livestock?

A couple of weeks ago I added the natural, nearly carb-free, sugar replacement stevia to my diet. With that addition came a relentless urge to snack (which I chalked up to cyclic moodiness, ahem) and an upward creep in weight. … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth v. Salt of the Sea

I’m giving up salt. Not the way you think; I’m giving up the salt that I grew up with. Table salt. Salt that’s all washed and scrubbed and ground down to a nice, uniform, boring size, with anti-caking agents added … Continue reading

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