how to make movie theatre popcorn at home

popcorn ingredients

Popcorn gets a bad rap a lot of times as far as snack foods go. I understand why—the stuff that comes in the bags from the vending machine or from the concession stand at the movie theatre is packed full of nasty chemicals, artificial colors and flavors, and more hydrogenated oils and salt than anyone… 

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what i ate wednesday: downhill

breakfast

Are we getting sick of hearing about my every-day-is-the-same morning sickness? Because I’m certainly sick of talking about it. Nothing much new to report. Still feel pretty rotten after 12pm. Still can’t stand the smell of onions and garlic. Still have no desire to cook anything. Still eating an obnoxious amount of cereal. Still boycotting… 

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what i ate wednesday: more of the same

coffee

Sigh. I was hoping I’d be able to write some big, happy, excited post this week about how my morning sickness is totally gone, and I’m back to eating like a rockstar—but alas, the progesterone poisoning (a phrase that was coined by one my readers and makes morning sickness sound a lot more evil—which it is)… 

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hidden healthy gems at the regular grocery store

I think with all the information out there about healthy eating, it can sometimes be easy to assume that you can only eat healthy if you have an unlimited budget and unlimited access to the best natural foods grocery stores. There are so many recipes that use chia seeds, acai berries, and other hard-to-find ingredients… 

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what i ate wednesday: it returns!

breakfast

It’s been a long while since I shared a What I Ate Wednesday with you guys (back in August!). If you’re new around here, What I Ate Wednesday is a weekly pictorial look into a single day of eating. It’s a great way to see what folks are doing for meals and snacks, plus, it’s… 

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this week’s eats

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Recovery: I started off last weekend recovering from food poisoning (as I was flying to the Healthy Living Summit). Womp. Womp. Thankfully, the airport is full of good mild tummy recovery food. This was my airport lunch: bagel with cream cheese, apple juice and Gatorade. I also packed some saltines just in case (but I… 

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