Tag Archives: Trader Joe’s

Bellyache: Guess Who Came To Dinner

13 May

 

In a perfect world…

You would not celebrate your birthday at a trendy Euro-Asian restaurant touted for it’s delicious, yet healthy dishes and end up in the emergency room 9 hours later with food poisoning. You would not require an I.V.with anti nausea, anti diarrhea, anti pain meds to stop the total body torture.

 

Uninvited: Guess Who Came To Dinner

 

In a perfect world…

You would not cook that special recipe for the in-laws – Quinoa Masala Royale – using infected organic vegetables. Later that evening, our family members would not all coincidentally experience unbearable abdominal cramps normally associated with childbirth. After all, you are a lousy cook, but not that lousy.

In a perfect world…

Our food would make us well, not sick.

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7 Things I Learned This Week

2 May

 

7 Things I Learned this week… for better or worse.

 

Barb Best Humor 7 Things I Learned this week

* According to Time Magazine, I have recurrent back pain ’cause I have a Chimpanzee-shaped spine and really have no business walking upright on two feet.  However, this does not explain why I have bunions.

* It is possible to break your #1 molar on a freakin’ piece of toast – if said toast is California style sprouted wheat bread made with organic sprouted wheat berries, sprouted soybeans and sprouted corn. Last time I buy the healthiest loaf I can find. Wonder bread never caused me a fracture. Sending the dentist bill to Trader Joe’s. […]

I Feel Your Salmonella Pain

26 Aug

 

This week,

I was going to write a scholarly (yet hilarious and insightful) treatise on the societal impact of dual hula hoop and ice bucket challenge addictions…

but I was deterred – and perhaps sickened – by the latest salmonella peanut-almond butter scare.

EXHIBIT A:  My jar of almond butter fingered by the FDA.  Selected for it’s superior nutritional value. It’s so tasty, too!

 

Almond Butter […]