Chives

My chives were the first thing to come up in my herb garden every year. As soon as the snow melted I could see their little heads popping up through the soil. By the time it was warm enough to…


My History with Popcorn

I once went on a two week “popcorn diet.” What a dumb idea that was. My goal was to fit into a dress that was paper thin. They used to call it an “envelope dress” because if you folded it up, it…


BREAD

I have to tell you I am reluctant to have this discussion. In the four years I've worked to develop Plan Z, the Diet By Zola, I have never brought up the subject of bread and baked goods. I felt like…


How To Order in a French Restaurant and Not Get Fat.

I’ve been on a French Bistro kick.  I must admit I’ve been on this kick for about 2 years now. I currently much prefer to eat simple food prepared lovingly with local ingredients over eating a…


How to survive the summer social events and not blow your diet.

People are faced with social events all the time; not just during summer.  It’s just that during summer most of the events focus on picnic food and most picnic foods can be disastrous to your dieting…


New Taste Buds

While on this diet I have developed a wholly enhanced sense of taste.  For a food writer, that’s saying a lot.  I thought my palate was sensitive and somewhat talented before. Now it’s down-right…


And the (b)Eat Goes On...

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