There’s nothing quite like bringing home some locally harvested, in-season produce from a farmer’s market, getting creative in the kitchen and cooking with it that very night. Am I right?
I did just that recently, with those precious, only-in-season-for-a-few-weeks-a-year fiddleheads.
They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. Well, this sentiment certainly rings true for me with fiddleheads.
I was in a crowded café recently, sitting next to two teenaged girls. I couldn’t help but overhear their conversation, and my ears perked up when they started discussing cholesterol.
Poor, misunderstood, controversial cholesterol. So many people have been led to believe it is evil, the root cause of disease, to be avoided at all costs. These girls certainly had a negative perception of cholesterol. One of them asked, “aren’t eggs bad for you, because of the cholesterol?” And the other replied, “Only in the yolks. If you just eat the whites, you’re fine.” Read more
I’m a regular reader of Runner’s World. Though I don’t use it as a nutrition resource, I really enjoy reading the running advice and incredible stories of determination, perseverance and strength from elite runners, “back of the pack-ers,” and runners with disabilities. I’ve been reading it every month since I started running almost three years ago. It motivates me. That is why it pains me to say I may call it quits after flipping through the May issue.