Food Rules

Food does indeed rule much of my life.  I love food.  I love reading about it, talking about it, cooking it, photographing it and eating it.  It is a pleasure that I truly enjoy but sometimes it can get a little out of hand.  Not because it’s an obsession (though some friends and family may beg to differ) – the issue is what I’m actually eating and drinking.  Continue reading

Whole30 Challenge – What Happened Next

Three weeks ago I almost finished a Whole30 challenge.  Almost.  There was a slip up with me stupidly forgetting that maple syrup was not on the accepted ingredients list, so I’m not going to claim actual completion.  I will be making sure next time however (and there will be a next time) that I hide all banned substances to save me from myself.  What I’ve found most difficult about the Whole30 experience is not the 30 days grain/dairy/sugar free (yes maple syrup, that means you) but keeping myself in line now that I’m ‘free’ to eat what I want.  Continue reading