Belvita Cranberry Orange: $3.49/Box of 5/Kroger

I make a wicked cranberry salsa for the holidays that has cilantro, roasted pineapples and onions, with lime and orange juice. I wouldn’t eat it any other time of the year because every fruity/sweet/smoky/tart bite … read on …


Think Thin Superfruit Chocolate Pomegranate Cherry: $1.99/Kroger

Pomegranate arils are so stainy that I’ve considered using my blood-red fingers to swipe through the gray “unicorn horns” that are sprouting prematurely from my scalp to give them a nice magenta hue.  I could … read on …


Plum Organics Jammy Sammy Grape: $4.99/Box of 5/Publix

Grape so seldom makes its way into the flavor spectrum of bars, maybe because its overly-purple, sweet and artificial taste evokes a smashed peanut butter and jelly sandwich found in the bottom of a crumpled … read on …


Premier Protein Double Dark Chocolate: $1.49/Kroger

Judgey kid-less folks make me smfh. But judgey parents drive me even more crazy because there should be a sort of Mom-raderie between parents who fight similar daily battles with, say, a toddler shrieking for … read on …


Larabar Mint Chocolate Chip: $1/Kroger

Lately I’ve been taking special requests for unusual drawing themes. I tend to zone in on teeny patterns that don’t really amount to anything other than trippy swirlies, but I’ve been most amused by the … read on …


Ansi Cheesecake Chocolate Peanut Butter: $1.99/Whole Foods

Ansi Cheesecake Chocolate Peanut Butter bar is so dense it leaves pronounced teeth bite marks just like the mold that you bite into at orthodonist or dentist (do they still use those?) for marking your … read on …


Oh Yeah! One Peanut Butter Pie: $2/GNC

My air conditioner was recently repaired and it’s kicking on and off with cool air bursts, and yet yesterday heralded in an early morning bite in the air resulting in everybody smiling a little broader … read on …


Kellog Pastry Crisp Blueberry: $2.99/Box of 5/Kroger

My conversational French is pitiful, tres mal. On occasion, I’ll put on something in French on Netflix without the subtitles and can squeak by, but for the most part, my knowledge of the French language … read on …


NuGo Slim Crunchy Peanut Butter: $1.99/RaceTrac

I want to eat at every new place that opens up so I can be the first to write a new review on Yelp. I derive a competitive pleasure from receiving the “First to Review” … read on …


Brookside Blueberry Dark Chocolate Acai: $1.99/CVS

Not long ago, I was aburst with a new job opportunity joy and despite my car warning me of “required maintenance” based on the 535 miles that I put on the sweet gal driving to … read on …