Category Archives: cheryl’s musings

History repeating itself

Like so many people, Charlottesville has left me feeling sick, scared, and very, very sad. Afraid for this country in a way that I never have before, and deeply discouraged. I wanted to share my grandmother’s story, because it’s more … Continue reading

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Garden bounty 2017

Happy almost summertime! I love seeing my garden grow, and I’m in the excited anticipation phase. I’ve learned, from past experience, that all it takes is one big fat groundhog to clear out my garden overnight, but fingers crossed that … Continue reading

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My IBS Journey

April is IBS awareness month, and for way too many of my years, I’ve been entirely too aware of IBS. You could say it owned me for parts of the past decade. I know many of you can relate. So … Continue reading

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When words fail me.

I haven’t been blogging as often for many reasons, but for at least the last year, I’ve been at a loss for how to respond to what I’ve seen happening in our country. This is a food blog, not a … Continue reading

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Mini July Self-Care Retreat 2016

                                          We first started the self-care retreats in 2011 (!!!) I’ve appreciated each and every one of them as an … Continue reading

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Change in the air…

It’s the season of change…and I love seeing the burst of pink blossoms among the bare the trees, or even the buds. I haven’t posted in ages. Some of it is that I’ve been more introspective, more introverted, and maybe … Continue reading

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Tribute to Zen Master Houdini

  We lost our beloved Hou about 2 months ago, and it’s still fresh. I look for him on a regular basis, and it seems impossible that he’s no longer with us. It feels like he still might be right … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Columbia University Celiac Disease Center

Dear wonderful Columbia Celiac Center Researchers, First, thank you so much for studying gluten in probiotics. It’s a big deal, and something all of us were blissfully unaware of until last weekend. It’s gotten a ton of press, and gotten … Continue reading

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Paleo: Fact & Fiction

I usually don’t weigh in on the pros and cons of the Paleo diet, because what I’ve found over time is that holding a nuanced opinion usually succeeds only in making most people angry. But since it’s snowing and I’m … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gluten-Dairy-Soy Free Chocolate List-Part 2

Let’s play a word association game. When I say chocolate, if your first thought is ME! ME! ME! ME! this post is for you. I did a roundup of gluten, dairy and soy free chocolates last year and had so … Continue reading

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