• Lifestyle,  Nutrition,  Social

    Erica Vlogs – Part 2: Reality Snack Bites

    Grown-up snack wars. It’s a thing. It’s the battle that ensues in the middle of the afternoon when you’re hankering for something bad-but oh-so-good and instead convince yourself to be all healthy. Face it: reality bites. Or, rather reality snack bites. Today I didn’t eat lunch for some reason — distracted, much? — so I’m feeling rather peckish. So now I find myself resisting the urge to throw myself into the bag of peanut M&Ms. But I won’t. Because adulting is full of these tough decisions. Trust me, I know the drill. Don’t Let Reality Snack Bites Bite You in the Arse Instead, I make sure that I have a bunch of bite-sized,…

  • Food,  Nutrition,  Recipe Box

    Crispy Kale Chips in 5 Simple Steps

    As much for assisting my failing memory as for helping out my healthy foodie peeps, this is my fail-proof AND fool-proof recipe for kale chips. I can’t keep them in stock. My kids…my KIDS! devour them. Even when they are over-cooked (which happened when I overshot the oven temperature. Like I said: failing memory.) And while kale chips are very easy to make, they do take some time so prep and bake. Crispy Kale Chips in Five Six Simple Steps Cut leafy greens off of the kale stem/vein and tear into bite-sized pieces. Wash kale or let soak. (Trust me. You don’t want to bite into a crispy ladybug for…