Author Archives: Domestocrat

About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, cereal, going to shows, scarves, kettlecorn, Gwen Stefani, yoga, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.

Simple Snack: Crackers, Cheese, & Fruit

I’ve been working with a nutritionist for the last few months to balance my diet, get fresh and new meal ideas, and to look at trends in my diet. One trend is that I need an afternoon snack between lunch and … Continue reading

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Feel The Fear…And Do It Anyway…Even If You’re Fat…

I’ve always liked that Susan Jeffers quote “feel the fear…and do it anyway.” Mind over matter, and all that. Despite having a crippling fear of public speaking, I have been volunteering to do more of it at work. Public speaking … Continue reading

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Recipe: Butterscotch Pudding

For whatever reason, Snack Pack pudding cups were always a real treat to me as a kid. We never had them in our house but I loved having them at my grandparents’ or friends’ houses. Peeling back that soft foil lid, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Almond Butter Cups

Hey, guess what – almond butter doesn’t really freeze! I intellectually knew that (healthy fats don’t solidify) but for some reason, I overlooked this when I made a disastrous (though delicious) first batch of almond butter cups. I know they look perfect … Continue reading

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Happy January Things

January is usually kind of a bummer, right? The holidays are over, the weather starts to get really nasty here in New England, it’s dark when I leave the house and dark when I come home, and in general I just … Continue reading

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Recipe: Roasted Spaghetti Squash Seeds

Just about a year ago I discovered spaghetti squash. I don’t know why it took me so long! Trust me though, I’ve made up for lost time and have been using it almost every week since (my healthy carbonara recipe … Continue reading

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Looking Toward 2015

Wow, see ya 2014! I’m writing this post with some hesitation – I sort of feel like I didn’t do anything in 2014. I know I did, and I accomplished some huge goals, but because I scaled back on blogging … Continue reading

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