What easy ways have you found to eat less meat? What are your favorite meat substitutes, both those that are designed to be “meat-like,” e.g., Impossible Burger, and those that are “natural,” e.g., beans?
Do you have 2020 food resolutions, such as eating whole foods, eating less/differently, or avoiding some foods for other reasons (such as the recent stories about almond milk / the environment)?
There was recently a story in The Atlantic about a man who ate a PBJ sandwich every day for 25 years, so I thought we should discuss: do you eat the same food all the time?
What’s your preferred source of caffeine, and do you have a routine for caffeine? Do you view it as medicine or delicacy? How much caffeine is TOO much caffeine — and has that changed for you over the years?
How do you save money on food? Do you feel like it’s harder to save money on food if you’re working long hours, or easier?
Are you doing Dry January this year, or otherwise trying to stop or decrease your consumption of alcohol? Let’s talk about all the tasty things you can drink instead…
I happened to be looking at Cup of Jo recently and noticed that had a whole series where the site’s various writers were sharing their signature dishes for the holidays. (These brownies look ah-ma-zing…) I immediately knew what they were talking about — my Grandma Kay’s Cranberry Cake!!! — and thought it might be a … Read More about What Are Your Signature Dishes for the Holidays?
I feel like I am constantly trying to get into a good routine for workouts and eating — so I thought it might be a fun discussion for today. What are YOUR health and fitness routines, ladies? What about other self-care — do you do it as needed or do you try to routinize it? … Read More about Open Thread: What Are Your Health and Fitness Routines?
I’m a bit of a weirdo in summer in that I absolutely HATE to turn on the oven — so if I need to cook anything I always use my toaster oven. Actually, if I’m being honest, I use my toaster oven whenever possible, at all points throughout the year, because it’s just so easy … Read More about Coffee Break: Convection Toaster Oven
If you’re like us, you bring your lunch to work when you’re trying to save money, meal plan for healthier eating, or to be more eco-friendly and avoid all of those takeout containers. If you want to do those things, plus maintain a professional look — even if you’re just eating at your desk or … Read More about Bring Your Lunch With These Environmentally Friendly and Stylish Office Lunch Containers
Here’s a question for today: if you have to work late at the office, what do you eat? Do you have a budget from the office or the client that you can order food through an app like Seamless — in which case, what do you order? Do you consciously order enough food for leftovers … Read More about Eating Late at the Office
Last week’s discussion of what to put on your wedding registry made me think fondly of all those crystal wine glasses I never use… so I thought it might be fun to have a discussion about what you’re drinking these days. What brands are your favorite for wines, spirits, and others? Any mixers you absolutely swear … Read More about What’re You Drinking in 2018? (Open Thread)