Category Archives: Local

Wise Words from Michael Pollan

I came across this video tonight and had to share it on the blog. Michael Pollan is one of the leading experts on the food industry, and I recommend his work to anyone interested. In this video, Pollan explains how … Continue reading

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What’s in Season?

Some of the most common advice I hear, and it turn give, about eating a healthy diet and minimizing that diet’s impact on the environment is to eat locally and seasonally. I’ve talked about some of those benefits before on … Continue reading

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My Strategy for Preparing Healthy Lunches To Go

When I started my full-time job last year, I wanted to be sure I didn’t develop the habit of eating out often for lunch. Eating out is typically more expensive than bringing your own lunch from home, it is typically … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Summer Vacation

I’ve been home from my summer vacation for a few days now, but I’m already ready to go back! I loved five straight days of sleeping in, being outside, and having no set schedule. My boyfriend and I started off … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Summer Weekend

Another trip to the farmers market Saturday morning: Another breakfast at Luna’s: A trip home: Some exercise: A dinner date with my brother at Vivace: And a Sunday summer sky:

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Favorite Foods in Charlotte

Recently I’ve had a lot of occasions to eat out in Charlotte. Between friends visiting, family in town, birthdays, Mothers Day and Fathers Day, I’ve done more restaurant hopping than usual. With out-of-town guests especially, I have been asked to recommend … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Summer Weekend

A trip to the farmers market. A friend to do the heavy lifting. Summer salads. A neighborhood walk. A trip to The Common Market. Breakfast at Luna’s. PBR’s Banana Muffins.

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