It was a very good year. I dined out frequently as well as made many healthy delicious meals. Maybe next year I will treat myself to a personal trainer and one of those Sunizona farm boxes.
The highlights were: (in no particular order)
2013 was one of those birthdays when you just cannot believe you’re …[more...]
This time, last year, I was just getting started down the Low-FODMAP road, trying to see how it might help (or not) my IBS. Considering it was the holidays, I was a little bummed about missing out on holiday goodies and picked up a copy of the Favorite Brand Name 3-in-1 Gluten-Free Cookbook at an overstock shop just to give …[more...]
The day after excess (Thanksgiving) is the day to start eating and drinking cleanly. There is no better time than to adopt a green smoothie into your meal plan.
So what is a green smoothie? It’s a mix of fruits, spices, and something green such as greens from radishes, beets, kale, spinach, chard, celery, cabbage, etc.
I was …[more...]
Thanksgivingukkah is not really a Hallmark holiday nor is it imprinted on my calendar and that’s a darn shame because it’s a once in a lifetime holiday and the next Thanksgivingukkah doesn’t come around for another 70,000 years.
It’s when Thanksgiving and Hanukkah collide. The first night of Hanukkah starts …[more...]
Tonight was the 7th Annual World Margarita Championship held at the beautiful Tucson Museum of Art courtyard. The temperate temperature gods were on their best behavior.
This year – I – Karyn Zoldan – was a judge and I had so much fun!
There were 8 judges divided into two teams so we each …[more...]
I’m thrilled that this year I am a judge! Previously I have enjoyed the festivities of mulling around sampling margaritas and delicious food while being part of a friendly crowd. Also, everyone votes on their favorites and the competition is fierce.
If you have not enjoyed one of Tucson’s best events, be sure to order your tickets today…[more...]
Here’s a welcome twist on getting a job in the local restaurant industry. Instead of the usual bland job fair for other types of industries, Gio Taco (opening in November) is in search of “individuals who can embrace its ‘totally unexpected and no rules’ attitude, capitalizing on the thousands who will be …[more...]
Tucson resident Haile Thomas, who competed for Team Rachael in “Rachael vs. Guy: Kids’ Cook-Off,” will appear on the Rachael Ray show on October 11. Haile, who is on the Youth Advisory Board for the Clinton Foundation’s Alliance for a Healthier Generation will cook with Chelsea Clinton, who appears with Rachael for the first time.
Haile shows …[more...]