Q&A with a reader: Getting your blood sugar under control

This published on my “About” page, but I don’t think you all get notifications about that, so I’m publishing it here because I hoping it’ll be useful information for a lot of folks: Question: Hi! I am in my 30’s and am struggling with hypoglycemia. Normally, I could control it or catch it before it…

Recipe Review: Turkey Sloppy Joes (Sloppy Toms)

I found this Real Simple recipe for Turkey Sloppy Joes (I know them as Sloppy Toms) and decided to give it a try. The verdict? They were great! I ate one portion and froze the other 3 for later, which worked-out well. Hints: It took a lot longer than it said to cook the sauce…

Would you eat bugs for protein?

As we continue to grow as a human population, we need to find sustainable sources of protein to feed everyone (or reduce the population, but I won’t go there). One highly-touted option is incorporate bugs into human diets to increase the protein count. Humans already do this, but it’s not popular in a lot of…

Are GMO’s safe? We’re asking one question, getting a different answer

This is a favorite trick of not-so-honest representatives in the public relations industry (my day job, but I’m the honest kind); you ask one question, they answer with something that doesn’t really address what you are really asking. So I watch with varying levels of frustration the debate on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s). The public is…

Dilemma of the day: 11 am to 1 pm meeting without lunch included

There’s a really cool lecture that I want to attend tomorrow. The problem? It’s 11 am to 1 pm, with no lunch included. I totally get not feeding people to cut back on costs, but details on “feel free to bring your lunch and eat” or SOME direction on food would have been nice. The…