Recycle challenge: How much can you recycle in a week?

After reading several articles about how recycling small things can really add up, I decided to try to recycle everything I could, including the small stuff. Any little scrap of plastic, paper, etc. goes in the recycle bin. I rinse paper cups, straws, frozen food wrappers, etc. and toss them in the bin. And you…

Stop pre-loading my food with condiments!

Dear caterers and mass food providers, Please, oh please, stop putting condiments on your food ahead of time. I eat a lot of box lunches and prepared foods at meetings, hotels, airports, etc. and nothing annoys me more than you deciding which condiments I should be eating. They make pre-packaged condiments for a reason-put them…

Book review: Drop Dead Healthy is funny AND very useful

I recently read A.J. Jacobs’ Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection. Overall, I found it to an incredibly helpful book. Except at the end, where he seems to get lazy and stop researching, he sifts through all of the crap and research and tells you the truth about what works and…

Recipe: Greek yogurt and cinnamon chips

This recipe is similar to one I found in Health Magazine a long time ago. It’s so simple, but a favorites of my friend Melissa. Ingredients: For chips: – Cinnamon – Butter – One white corn tortilla per person For yogurt: – Vanilla Greek Yogurt (Check the total sugar count on brands. It should be 7g…