Current Favorite Smoothie Addition: Cacao Powder and Nibs

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I'm not sure I'd call myself a full-out chocoholic, but I certainly love chocolate. And I especially dig the dark, good quality stuff. And lately, I have been obsessed --- I mean, like having it twice a day --- with this smoothie. So simple, so …
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The Ultimate Snack-Time Solution — With Giveaway!

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Snack time can be problematic. Meetings that go long, traffic jams and never-ending time constraints leave us dashing from one activity to another, often on an empty stomach. A lone piece of fruit never seems to cut it, yogurt needs refrigeration …
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My Almond Orchard Experience

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The Almond Board of California graciously sponsored my Almond Orchard Experience. The trip encompassed all there is to know about this wonderful nut and culminated with a tour of Stewart & Jasper Orchards (see more of my trip here!). Nestled …
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Weather, Wine and Work — California Style

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Last month I packed my bags and headed to the Golden State for a two-day Almond Orchard Experience. Sponsored by the Almond Board of California (you’ll hear all about the wonderful world of almonds in upcoming posts), this excursion was not only …
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