Single-Serve Curse

I’m a big fan of portion control, but it somehow seems to bite me in the butt every time. I’m not sure what the deal is. It’s a simple concept, really: everything in moderation. Except if you’re me, and dessert is at stake. I’ve been known to defrost a bowl of frozen fruit or bake […]

The Apple and the Wine

One of the great things about working late — for me, anyway — is that it takes the guesswork out of dinner. What do I turn to? Fast food. The original fast food, as my mom likes to say: fruit. Tonight it was an apple. It was well beyond dinnertime, so anything probably would’ve tasted […]


While I was sitting in a meeting yesterday, 15 floors above the street below, I looked out across the traffic and surrounding neighborhoods. The trees which dotted the landscape looked like a forest of broccoli florets and, at that second, I realized how ravenous I was. I’m on day two of Operation: Fair-Weather Vegan — […]