Tag: sugar

AlcoHOLidayss | Independence Day | Cruzan Independence Sparkler

In honor of those founding fathers’ stand for freedoms from tyranny, we’re going to feature Constitutional cocktails for 2 weeks instead of 1. We’re going short and sweet without any preamble this week! Courtesy of our friends at Cruzan, today’s cocktail features two of their rums because, hey, twice the rum, twice the fun, right? […]

Cosmic Cocktails | Taurus | Creature Comforts

With the exception of having a green thumb (I’ve killed rosemary, folks, and that’s one of the easiest plants to grow, or so I’ve been told), I am pretty much the quintessential Taurean. Both the good and the not-so-good. Methodical, creative, loyal and proper, I have had my moments of greed, possessiveness, control-freakishness and, above all, […]

50 Shots of America–Louisiana

Yes, I know, I’m skipping over 4 states in the whole date-of-statehood-order but I have a really good reason: First, today is my birthday and if you can’t bend (your own) rules on your birthday, what’s the point? Second, it’s also Louisiana‘s anniversary of statehood. So happy birthday to both of us! And, in case […]

Abstinence Eating Plan – No Sugar

Image by dhammza via Flickr February 2010 – Abstinence Eating Plan – Go AEP! In January, I gave up cheese.  Prior to January I would eat a lot of cheese – cheese in my scrambled eggs, cheese on my salad, cheese with an apple, cheese with nuts and wine. Cheese, cheese, say cheese. In the […]

Sugar is good for you

I have been reading a lot about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and there’s nothing good about it but then I was wondering if sugar is any better. It really depends who you ask and I just spent an hour doing some research and every expert seems to have a different opinion. Most say that both […]

Real Fruit Smoothies Have Too Much Sugar

I have been watching too much TV and there have been a lot of commercials for Jack-in-the-Box Real Fruit Smoothies. The commercial leads you to believe, perhaps vicariously, that the smoothie is healthy. Really, what’s not healthy about real fruit and yogurt? However, I was curious about the calorie and sugar content. You won’t believe […]