March 2010

cheddar apple quesadilla

Behold: an apple. It is good for you (vitamins, fiber, blahblahblah), and it tastes good to boot. What could be better? Cheese, that’s what. Melted, gooey, cheddar cheese.

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an irish interlude

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and all things Irish, I’m interrupting the confessions of a sugar addict to share a real life Irish fairy tale with you. It was the early 1800s in Ireland.  John was a strapping young blacksmith from the County Waterford. He fell in love with a beautiful lass from a […]

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confessions of a sugar addict, part 2

As I mentioned yesterday, I wanted to tell you a little about some of the changes I’ve been making to bring my eating and my life into balance. I’ve been going to spin class twice a week since the beginning of the year. This is a big improvement over the end of last year. Even […]

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confessions of a sugar addict

Hello, my name is Patricia, and I am a sugar addict. It has been ten days since my last binge. By now you should know that I love sweets. Even if this is your first visit to my blog, it is pretty obvious with a quick glance around. From brownies to biscuits, and from cravings […]

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Is it just me or are macarons popping up everywhere? I’ve even seen some at Starbucks and the freezer section of Trader Joe’s. Macarons are the new cupcake. Or at least they seem to be from where I’m sitting. Remember not too long ago when I gushed over dinner at Masa’s and their candy cart? […]

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