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Almost No Meat Chipotle Sloppy Joes

Our fridge has been filling up with leftovers from other meals, a bit of tomato sauce, some rice cooked with chicken drippings, sliced tomato, chopped shallots, and chicken breast trimmings. Since we had chicken burgers the other day, we had some of what the grocery store calls “whole wheat” hamburger buns. With all of this, […]

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Week Sixteen Roundup

Here we are at the end of week sixteen. Starting with the numbers, my waist is down to 40 3/4 inches this week, that’s down 3/4 of an inch from last week, which is pretty awesome. It’s looking like I might break into the 30s soon, (in more ways that one…). On the budgetary side […]

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Week Eleven Roundup

I’ve been at this for eleven weeks now, and am starting, I think, to get the hang of it. My waist size this morning came in at 41 inches – that’s 1/2 inch less than last week, and we spent $142.34 on groceries. As I mentioned before, I’m not sure that we’re saving money on […]

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Chicken Not Pie Redux

Almost exactly a month ago the first dinner we ate from the book Food Matters was the Chicken Not Pie, (Chicken Pot Pie without the crust), recipe. At the time I thought it was too pea-ish, but promised to try it again. Today is that day. I made a Chicken Not Pie. I cooked the […]

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A New Year, a New Week, a New Perception of Food

It’s the first Monday of the new year.  A year full of promise and change. A ten days ago, for Christmas, my Fiancee gave me Mark Bittman’s book Food Matters.  I haven’t read it yet, but she has, and from what she has shared with me I’m really going to enjoy reading it, we’re going […]

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  • What is Choices That Matter?

    I'm a guy named John, and I do most of the writing around here. I went from a really active lifestyle to a really inactive lifestyle very quickly and my body is noticing. On top of that I'm worried about what's happening to our planet, so, I'm trying to do something about it.

    For Christmas I received the book Food Matters, which I found very interesting and inspired me to start changing. Check out my first post for the beginning of the story.