Do you find yourself foraging for sweet and sugary foods more than usual? Do you constantly want to eat? It seems like this is becoming the norm rather than an isolated incident for many during COVID-19. Yes, it is a stressful time we find ourselves living in. Many are eating more, and craving sugar 12 percent more due to elevated levels of cortisol, which unfortunately is brought on with stress.
This past weekend, not only did I have to brush off the cobwebs on my bakeware, but also perform some summer cleaning on the blog. I decided to get back in the saddle and start blog writing again. It has been too long. And I needed to decompress my brain to pursue other writing topics other than COVID-19 (as dictated by my day job). Great plan, right?
Growing up, my grandmother…my bubbie…was a master cook. More accurately a master baker. I loved to help her roll out dough as she made all types of cookies. Bubs was one of “those” natural bakers/chefs who never measured her ingredients…she would merely eyeball what she needed to add. Continue reading “Piece of the Pie”