OOC: Super Awesome Super Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Goodbye Cookies for Marcus

“OMG these are good, Steph.” I said, completely overwhelmed with emotion on my last day at TAG Idea Revolution. You wouldn’t have known it had you worked with me. I had always been the full wall of professionalism in all I did. Well, ok, maybe I had started out that way and slowly devolved to half wall with many of my coworkers, but still I was known for my black and white view on things, my adherence and love of process, and my professionalism. That, and causal Friday Superman TShirts. Continue reading

Healthy Donuts

I started my rehearsed introduction as I smiled, lifting the plate of donuts up slowly as I spoke, “Today I’d like to show you how to make …”

“Oh c’mon!” someone in the audience screamed. “Healthy donuts? Seriously? Gimme a break, Roc!”

I awoke abruptly, concerned by the dream. Why was I on a cooking show? Why was someone badmouthing me? Why wasn’t I throwing donuts at him? Continue reading

Shut the Fucupcakes

“I’d eat healthy but everything tastes so bland. I need flavour.”

I had heard this, or similar phrases, long enough. I was sick of it. It infuriated me. Healthy eating has never been about denying yourself good tasting things. It’s about educating yourself on how to make tasty things with healthier ingredients. Sigh. I swear some days I’d be better off just smashing my head against the wall repeatedly. Continue reading