Weekend Eating Reading

...the weekly weekend post!Weekend Eating Reading briefly discusses at least one good book that's somehow related to 'joyful eating,' and is, throughout the weekend, updated with links to notable or newsworthy articles on topics relevant to readers of this blog.This week's books:The End of Overeating, by David A. Kessler, MDThe British have a term for it--"more-ish." It means a food that you WANT TO EAT MORE OF. Or, maybe more precisely, a food that makes YOU want to eat more … [Read more...]

Coffee Cake Communion

(or, the dilemmas of Sunday Coffee Hour)Recently I talked with a woman who's in recovery from bulimia. "We'd never bring a bunch of recovering alcoholics into a room full of booze," she said, "but you can't really avoid food, and especially not at church." Indeed, eating and drinking together is an important part of the community life in most churches, whether it's limited to the celebration of communion (or Lord's Supper, Mass, or Eucharist) or extended in "coffee hour" and potlucks. Eating … [Read more...]


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