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Can I hug a What?

Voting for the next Hug-a-_____ Month is still going on. As of right now, it looks like Hug-a-Fruit is winning. But even if the one you want doesn’t win this month, we’ll probably get around to all of them at some point. Chocolate Fruit Covered Meal of the Day: Fruit-licious post-run b: icy-cold almond milk, […]

I want your Vote!

Time to Vote Don’t worry; there are no pregnant chads (or hanging chads, for that matter). . Should the next month be… …1. “Hug a Vegetable” (to promote/celebrate eating the recommended 5-9 servings per day) . …2. “Hug a Veg Protein” (Robert’s list of vegetarian high-protein foods would come in handy here/to show it’s easy […]

Bones, Bones, Bones

Henry says hello. He wants to wish all of you a happy Saturday filled with lots of naps in comfy chairs. Now, Henry bids you adieu. He is off to catch some more sleep (and try to convince CCK that worms do constitute a food group).

Your Perfect Diet Plan

Yesterday morning, failed me again. About twenty minutes into my run, the skies opened for an unpredicted rainstorm. It actually felt glorious; a nice way to cool off from the horrible Texas summer heat.  Of course, the coolness didn’t last long. Soon, Mr. Sun resurfaced, and the temperature soared back up to the 90s, […]

“Hug a Fat” Photo Shoot

It’s time for “Support Your Local Sheriff Fat” Featuring… Charlie the vegetarian (Eating a Raw Macaroon) silly friend of CCK Jennifer   Bobbie (the fat guinea pig) Carbs are done and fats are done… What should we hug next????

Girls Gone Wild (Bars)

Question from a reader: How do you budget your groceries? All this organic stuff can get to be expensive! And the nut butters too! Stay away from the following: Steep price tag alert! (Those bars cost a lot of Henry Dollars!) Henry Dollar-saving tip: Add cacao nibs and a mint extract to the PMS Chocolate […]

The Magic of PMS

Isn’t PMS wonderful? If you didn’t answer right away with an exuberant “YES!” then read on to learn how you can love PMS … well, one form of PMS, anyway! A few weeks ago, y’all left great suggestions for healthy dessert makeovers. One of your suggestions was so interesting I had to try it out right […]

Raw Chocolate Chip Cookies

Redefining cookies and milk. Just your basic nighttime snack at the Chocolate-Covered house, proving that healthy food can taste sinful. Especially healthy food in the form of raw chocolate chip cookies: Above, homemade Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Babies. To make the cookies, I simply smushed the babies, as opposed to rolling them into balls. Voila! […]

Facebook, Covered in Chocolate

  “Chocolate-Covered Facebook” I still remember where I was the first time I heard mention of the word “facebook.” My friends and I had just graduated from high school, and we were celebrating by being lazy. As we lounged around, the conversation turned to boys (as it inevitably always did). One of my friends kept […]

Ginger Peach Curry

Two years ago, when I timorously announced to the blogworld that I enjoy eating something I dubbed “savory oatmeal,” I never expected the idea to become very popular. I figured people would think I was nuts! But here we are, in 2010, and it suddenly seems everyone’s tried savory oatmeal! Along with it, I’m also […]