A Promise of Lo-Co Pizza?

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A frozen pizza that’s lo-co and nutritionally balanced? Really?

On their Facebook page, Cuisinart linked to a Discovery Channel article entitled “Scientist Creates Healthy Pizza You Can Eat for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.” I had to find out more.  Immediately.

The bad news: it’s not yet being sold. Worse, it’s being developed and will be first introduced in Scotland.  So it’ll probably be a long time before it’s available in the US.

But still, this is such an interesting idea – such a great way to solve the “ARGH – I have nothing planned for dinner dilemma”

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CSA Panic

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As it was perfect, I bogarted Julia Moskin’s article title, “Raw Panic” from this week’s NYT Dining section for my blog post. In fact her subtitle, “Overwhelmed by summer’s bounty” exactly captures the weekly anxiety I feel when picking up the recyclable bag chock-full of farm-fresh veggies that is my CSA share.*

Reflecting on how I now feel about my CSA (overwhelmed…bordering on irritated) versus how I felt with my first CSA experience last summer (inspired) I scanned some old posts to understand what had changed. And laughed when I saw I’d used the term ‘overwhelmed’ in a post last summer too, 

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Pistachio Pasta Salad

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After huge flight delays that caused multiple missed flight connections and lost luggage (not 1, not 2, but 3 lost pieces of luggage for our group of 4 – we will never fly Alitalia again!), we made it to Sicily & Rome and back.

As mentioned in my last post, I was pretty worried about biking in Sicily still coughing from the delightful pneumonia side effect of ‘reactive airways.’  But all was fantastic. I didn’t power up the hills (yes, like the ones in the background of this photo) the way I’d have liked, but I didn’t have to walk my bike (much) either

From a lo-co lifestyle perspective,

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