Pregnancy and Eating Disorders: My Truth

I didn’t know that, with the joy of my much longed-for pregnancy, the horror of my bulimia and anorexia could come back so violently after three years of healing: with a vengeance, actually, despite intense and life-changing therapy sessions, sobriety, a happy marriage, and especially despite my newly found love for food and cooking. But it did happen. And my first trimester has been, almost…

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30-Day Home Baking Challenge: How Food Can Change Your Life

The magic of home baking at your fingertips… As some of you you know, Ben and I have recently spent some time in Italy, and just as I had imagined, during our stay we got to eat delicious food. We had lots of cheese, pizza, and pasta, of course; bread, crackers and grissini were always on the table. We never ate meat, but plenty of fresh vegetables, and…

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Apple Rose: A Recipe of Love, Forgiveness, Second Chances, and Apples

The two of them hadn’t talked in a long time, and Tierney had almost forgotten the sound of her grandmother’s voice — the accent, the tone, and how she used to move her hands toward the end of every sentence, almost as to invite the dialogue. Many were the things about her grandmother that had slipped away from her memory, but not her smile, her…

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