Monthly Archives: January 2014

sneaking a peek at the new mode lounge

I like a good lounge. One that is dark and plush – filled with sofas, and high-backed chairs and maybe a touch of velvet. Where they aren’t bartenders – they are mixologists with an apothecary of jars and droppers from

sneaking a peek at the new mode lounge

I like a good lounge. One that is dark and plush – filled with sofas, and high-backed chairs and maybe a touch of velvet. Where they aren’t bartenders – they are mixologists with an apothecary of jars and droppers from

the new healthy

I started off my year by doing the Bon Appétit Food Lover’s Cleanse – a two week menu that highlighted whole foods and shirked things like refined sugars, flours, and most dairy. Not only was it delicious but it was

the new healthy

I started off my year by doing the Bon Appétit Food Lover’s Cleanse – a two week menu that highlighted whole foods and shirked things like refined sugars, flours, and most dairy. Not only was it delicious but it was

cleanse cocktails part two

While I was in the midst of the Bon Appétit Food Lover’s Cleanse a couple weeks ago I had written about one of the cocktails they had included with the plan (really – how can you not like a cleanse

cleanse cocktails part two

While I was in the midst of the Bon Appétit Food Lover’s Cleanse a couple weeks ago I had written about one of the cocktails they had included with the plan (really – how can you not like a cleanse

day 14 – all cleansed!

I did it! I’m all cleansed! Now that wasn’t so bad, was it? Things I learned? • Cook with all kinds of different grains. They are sooooo much more interesting than plain ol’ rice. • Try something new from the

day 14 – all cleansed!

I did it! I’m all cleansed! Now that wasn’t so bad, was it? Things I learned? • Cook with all kinds of different grains. They are sooooo much more interesting than plain ol’ rice. • Try something new from the

day 13 – tasty tuesday

I like meat. There’s no question about that. So one of the ways this cleanse has pushed me is having a couple vegetarian days both weeks. Now I’m not saying that my carnivore status is about to change, but this

day 13 – tasty tuesday

I like meat. There’s no question about that. So one of the ways this cleanse has pushed me is having a couple vegetarian days both weeks. Now I’m not saying that my carnivore status is about to change, but this

day 12 – making monday

It’s starting to become clear why this cleanse is only 2 weeks long as 12 days in I’m starting to freelance the recipes and sneak sweets. For the dinner tonight, the sardines just weren’t floating my boat. Maybe I’m being

day 12 – making monday

It’s starting to become clear why this cleanse is only 2 weeks long as 12 days in I’m starting to freelance the recipes and sneak sweets. For the dinner tonight, the sardines just weren’t floating my boat. Maybe I’m being

dessert on the cleanse

When I make dessert it’s usually a special occasion and I attack it with gusto – figuring that anything that is going to impress is probably going to take a couple days to make and there’s most likely a lot

dessert on the cleanse

When I make dessert it’s usually a special occasion and I attack it with gusto – figuring that anything that is going to impress is probably going to take a couple days to make and there’s most likely a lot