Sweet Spiced Pork Kebabs

One of the troubling things that I have been dealing with lately is digestive issues. While we’re attempting to figure out what’s causing my problems, I’ve been doing some research on natural solutions that could help rightsize my gut. I stumbled across the Low FODMAP diet. FODMAPS are carbohydrates that the small intestine has trouble digesting and, apparently, restricting their consumption can help improve digestive … Continue reading Sweet Spiced Pork Kebabs

Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City

“The Devil in the White City” was described to me as a true-crime thriller, covering the horrific murders of a serial killer who used the World Fair of Chicago to lure his victims.  I decided this would be an interesting book to fulfill one of the checklist items of my 2018 “Read Harder” challenge.  It would be intriguing and creepy, but would be far enough … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City

Bookmarked: Reincarnation Blues

People say that you’re not supposed to judge a book by a cover. Well, don’t tell those people, but I chose to read “Reincarnation Blues” solely because it had a funky neon cover. I honestly didn’t know anything about the book except that the cover artwork was colorful and fun. Little did I know, this book’s heart was also colorful and fun. First, a little … Continue reading Bookmarked: Reincarnation Blues

Meal Talk Monday: Ashley’s Black Bean Brownies

I’m a huge sucker for desserts, especially those of the chocolatey variety. Brownies are actually one of my favorite desserts and it’s been a killer trying to cut them out of my diet in my attempts to improve my eating habits. Luckily, one of my friends sent me this amazing brownie recipe that is both vegan and a little bit healthier! Ashley has taste tested … Continue reading Meal Talk Monday: Ashley’s Black Bean Brownies

Bookmarked: The Library at Mount Char

“The Library at Mount Char” is, without a doubt, one of the most interesting and unique books that I have read in quite some time. In a year in which we have seen and will see some fantastic and long-awaited releases, “The Library” may just, albeit quietly, assume the position of best fiction book I’ve read in 2018. The novel immediately thrusts you into the … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Library at Mount Char