Tag: fall

whole wheat applesauce spice cake on a plate

Somewhere along the way, we lost our way…and our manners. Saying thank you is now optional. Just think about it. It’s now the norm for people to post a  picture on social media and tag it with the caption “You’re Welcome.” Sure, it’s a pithy way of relating to our friends, family, and followers, but I’m going to take a stretch here and say it’s a byproduct of the pervasive sense of entitlement slowly taking over our society. I mean…

parsnip and fennel soup-3

When it comes to winter, overindulgence seems to be the name of the game. The cold and dreary weather implores us to stay inside and stay warm by the fireplace…with eggnog and pie. We venture out for the family gatherings, the festive parties, and the football games. There we snack on chips, cookies, cake and more pie. And our cold-weather fashion makes us forget about all that overeating. Big puffy coats and oversized sweaters work miracles, at least on the…