Best Carrot Cake

To follow up from last week’s post on the BEST RED VELVET CAKE, I figured I’d post another favorite dessert of mine, the classic carrot cake.  I tend to experiment every time I make it, but one of the best recipes I’ve found online is this one from Live Well Bake Often.  There’s a trend…

Red Velvet Cake

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Eat This, Not That! sent a newsletter containing this article, Why Exactly is Red Velvet Cake Red?  It’s no secret that red velvet is one of my absolute favorite desserts, so I figured I’d share the article along with my favorite Red Velvet Recipe from Divas Can Cook for you…

51 Cooking Myths That Are Actually False

I was shocked by a lot of myths that I’d been subscribing to, but Eat This, Not That! published a list of 51 Cooking Myths That Are Actually False.  I mean, I knew not to oil or rinse my pasta and that over-cooking a steak is a sin, but I had no idea that keeping…

Hosting Holiday Gatherings

Eat This, Not That! put out an article called 17 Secrets Every Holiday Party Host Needs to Know.  If you’re going to take their advice on a signature beverage, you can try my Sparking  Spiced Citrus Sangria as your cocktail of choice.  As a seasoned veteran in the Christmas Dinner arena, I found that these…

Healthy Kitchen Must-Haves

Just in time for Christmas, Eat This, Not That! put out a list of 40 Things Healthy Cooks Always Have in Their Kitchen.  Although I’m now adding an Oil Spritzer to my Amazon Wish List, I’m pretty impressed at how well equipped my kitchen is by these standards.  How did yours measure up? P.S. You…

Too Much Sugar!

We’re right in the thick of the holiday season–the first binge-eating holiday has passed, and we’re plummeted right into the most wonderful retail-rushing, Starbucks-grabbing, family-visiting, cookie-baking, holiday-partying, cocktail-downing time of the year.  I always have a killer sweet-tooth, but with all this holiday madness whirling around me (and it’s sweater season anyway, you can’t see…

50 Breakfast Habits Making You Gain Weight

I’m a little obsessed with Eat This, Not That! lately, and I love the lists of habits they put out–I become so much more aware and conscious of my routines when I read them. I had no idea that I was probably going a little overboard on fiber, or that a hand-full of nuts wasn’t…

Binge-Eating Recovery

I found this great article from Eat This, Not That! about how to recovery from a food-binge.  Not only did I go hard on Thanksgiving, but I continued to overeat on Friday and really didn’t feel well.  Some of these tips will really help me get back on track to feel better physically and mentally. …

Best Dark Chocolate Brands

For those of you who are  choco-holics like me, sticking to a weight-loss eating regimen can be hard when a sweet craving strikes (especially this time of year).  I’ve had a lot of recent success with the keto diet, but once in a while I need a little nibble of chocolate to get me through…

Kitchen Gadgets

When I saw this awesome post from Eat This, Not That!  I had to share it.  Check out 25 Weird Kitchen Essentials You Never Knew You Needed.  My Amazon cart was full after that one!