Mother's Day Giveaway - Sun Jar

I've partnered with Convenient Gadgets & Gifts to hold my first ever giveaway.  Visit my blog to enter our Mother's Day Giveaway.  The prize is the Sun Jar, a beautiful mason jar, powered by a solar cell, rechargeable battery and LED lights.  You can read my review of the Sun Jar here.  For information on the contest, or to enter it, please visit ...more

Enter to Win a Vivi LeDish™ Reusable Grocery Tote!

 Subscribe at for your chance to win this ADORABLE Vivi LeDish Reusable Grocery Tote! Click here to enter!

And The Winner Is...

I heard some chatter about NPR's Three Minute Fiction Contest and decided to check it out.  Basically this is a challenge from NPR's "All Things Considered" to its listeners to submit a piece of original fiction which can be read in three minutes or less. The word count is limited to 600 or less.  This the eighth round of this contest.  The deadline for this one is midnight Eastern Time on March 25 (Sunday)....more

$25 Macy's Gift Card Giveaway

I have been stuck at around 200 "followers" for far too long now, something must be done. Better writing? Maybe. But I need immediate gratification. So I'm selling out. I'm doing a give-away. The lucky winner will receive a $25 Macy's gift card. Who couldn't use that? If you raised your hand, then we probably wouldn't be friends. Shopping sadly, is my most favorite hobby.   I'm making the process easy. Here is the deal: To enter comment to THIS post. Tell me something....more

Eureka - Lentil Shooters - The perfect start to a healthy meal!

Shri Yoga did it again. Thank you, Mona Keddy! I prayed a tiny prayer on my way in. You know how they say that if you pre-plan to solve a problem as you sleep, then your mind will work it out. Well, it works for yoga, too. Ask for inspiration as you begin, and if you are desperate enough, it may come....more

I know it’s wrong, but don’t judge me too harshly

Some things you should never leave the house in. I never wear grungy t-shirts or track pants. Not even the kids are allowed. That’s a simple public courtesy.I hang my head in shame....more

Super Tasty Lentil Salad - Spread the Word!

You don't see Jittery Cook entering a contest for poutine or 7-layer chocolate cake, but it would be great to win the Lentil Recipe Revelations Challenge (contest closes March 19, 2012) in the salad category. Salads are my specialty, and it helps that lentils are inherently tasty, easy to prepare and nutritious.There are two ways all you Jittery fans can help; you know the drill:...more

Lentil Cranberry Wrap - I'd serve to Adele!

This Lentil Cranberry Wrap recipe came to me in a flash just as my yoga teacher Mona Keddy was explaining the dedication of our yoga practice. Somehow, just sitting in the Shri Yoga studio gives me clarity of thought and focus that I don't seem to achieve elsewhere. Is it a magical place?...more
 @Jittery Cook I have my fingers-crossed for you! Best of luck!more

Italian Sausage and Lentil Stew

Jittery Cook needs your support in a Lentil Recipe Revelations Challenge. There are two ways you can help (Contest closes March 19, 2012):...more

Sharing the Love: Rudi's Gluten-Free Giveaway

Most of you are no stranger to Rudi's Gluten-Free Bakery and their delicious baked goods.  Rudi's is on a mission help those suffering from gluten intolerance or celiac disease taste the good life through a Gluten Free Giveaway, on this blog and on Facebook....more