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About christianathomas

I'm a working mother of two trying to make eating well fit into our hectic lives. I also used to own a completely chaotic bakery. Follow me for tips and tricks on how to get more whole foods into your diet.

Massa Organics

Last weekend, Sam spent several days at the Ethics of Eating Conference, held by the ELCA in Davis CA. The conference included talks and papers, as well as trips to various farms in the area that were practicing sustainable agriculture. … Continue reading

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Pink Salad

Am I the only one who hates how beets stubbornly insist on turning everything in their vicinity bright magenta? This salad only had two of the standard red types in there (three were candy-stripe), and it still looks like a … Continue reading

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The Haul

Boy, it’s been a while since I posted a haul, hasn’t it? I think this is because we had moved from the giant share down to a smaller version, and honestly, if you are at all committed to eating veggies, … Continue reading

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Post Christmas Review

So, where were we? I didn’t really mean to take that long of a break, but then the holidays happened, and they were really fun, and I ate a lot of meals that I didn’t prepare, and so there wasn’t … Continue reading

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Lighting a Candle

It’s hard to write anything in a public forum right now without being absolutely irrelevant.  And truly, I don’t have much that is relevant to say. I have spent more hours than I care to count refreshing the news and … Continue reading

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Ramen, Part Two

In boring family news, we got a new car. Although I had been happily driving my 1996 Volvo 850 into the ground for well over a decade, as it got less and less reliable, it felt like time to move … Continue reading

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Beans and Greens

I’ve spent years feeling that I ought to like beans and greens but just can’t. I blamed it on my not being southern. Jet blamed it on my not using pork properly. Reading this, I feel like we are both … Continue reading

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