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The Future of Sweet Rolls... and Eggplant Croquettes

Well, some of you may be wondering what is the future of Sweet Rolls that Rock - my other blog dedicated to making awesome sweet rolls?

And, to be honest, I'm kind of wondering about that as well. I think, perhaps we could get some guest contributors? Anyone interested?

I'm also thinking about tweaking some of my recipes to include more protein. For example, this morning I read that you can use protein powder in baked goods. You can replace up to half the flour content with a protein powder.

Here is something interesting I read in Little Sugar Addicts. Do not use soy-based powders or soymilk with children. Does that set off an alarm bell for anyone?

As a "mostly" vegetarian - we like to follow the Word of Wisdom in our house - we eat a lot of soy. But we do drink cow's milk.

Anyways, I ask why not use soy for children?

Then I read that the estrogenic properties of soy can have hormonal effects on growing bodies. Increased estrogen levels can cause early puber…

Your Last Diet... and Sauerkraut Curry

I bought this book - Your Last Diet... and it's not really a diet at all. It's a way of healing from sugar addiction. It's very interesting so far. The thing I really like about the "program" is that you can take as much time as you need to work through every step. The recommended time is six to eighteen months - yes 18 - not 8. I like that. Because I don't want to quit sugar like - cold turkey. That would be not possible for me.

This morning I was feeling a little bit "blah" - like not overly depressed or hopeless - just "blah" and then I grabbed a couple of Twix bars (white chocolate - limited edition) and whalaa! I was UP. I felt so good. I felt very sociable and nice to be around. I was dancing and playing with the kids. I was feeling like I'm such a cool person. And I'm such a cool Mom!

And then I grabbed the book - Little Sugar Addicts (because I bought two books by the author Kathleen DesMaisons) And I read something and it …