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24 December, 2014

Update from Denver, Colorado

Update from Denver, Colorado
Posted in : Reflections from the Road on by : nommom

We’ve been in Denver nearly a month now and I’m continually surprised at how much I enjoy this city. Denver, were I to stereotype it, is filled with liquor stores, churches, reptile pet stores and creepy pay-by-the-scoop Chinese restaurants (ranging from $1.25 to $1.39 per scoop of god knows what). My affinity for Denver lies
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4 December, 2014

Portland Gems

Portland Gems
Posted in : Experience Portland on by : nommom

We’ve recently landed in Colorado for the next leg of our journey. Already I miss sweet Portland and her verdant trees, good coffee, and sociable townfolk. Here are a few of the highlights of Portland this autumn: Running with the Oatmeal – I ran with the Oatmeal! He was in town pimping out his latest book
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6 November, 2014

A Kick Ass Cuban Feast to Impress Your Friends

A Kick Ass Cuban Feast to Impress Your Friends
Posted in : Recipes on by : nommom

Last summer I experimented with a modified Autoimmune Paleo (AIP) protocol to assess my digestive system’s response to several foods I have not previously tested. (My ND wanted me to keep some foods in as I am still breastfeeding). I felt so good on it that I am playing with a modified version again this autumn as
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1 November, 2014

Canmerican Thanksgiving

Posted in : Recipes on by : nommom

    Heritage Turkey – this was SO TASTY. If you have the chance, get a heritage bird this year. The difference in depth of flavor was astounding and borderline revolutionary. As with the gravy we served it with, it was prepared it the style of Mark Bittman. (Check out Bittman’s gravy here. Incidentally, it
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