The holidays can be such a minefield for those of us who are strict about what we eat. Personally I find myself in circumstances almost every day where I have to say ‘no’ to some food or drink. Usually these are in situations with strangers like at business events, with supermarket samplers or just in my own mind when I’m looking at a menu. I never think twice about hurting someone’s feelings or whether a person is going to think… Read more »

Sunday has become a major cooking day in our household. Since moving back to the United States I’ve become extremely conscious of the types and quality of the food that we eat. Even with all the choices available here I still find that I need to prepare a lot of things myself. So on Sundays I do things like bake bread and make roasts in the slow cooker. I’m so fussy that I won’t even let my husband take packaged… Read more »