Sugar Bear - © maggiejs.ca 2013

Here’s a brief follow-up on our recent post about the addictive power of Oreo Cookies – and, in fact, all high fat/sugar treats. Today, we take the ‘sugar’ thing a little farther, highlighting the insidious sub-chemistry of ‘hidden sugar’ in processed foods we eat every day…Read More →

Oreo Cookie - © Mondelez Intl. 2013

Apparently – according to a study by undergraduate researchers at Connecticut College, reported in The Christian Science Monitor, it depends on how you define ‘truly addictive’. But the findings, they say, definitely show the same pattern of behaviour among Oreo devotees as is exhibited by drug addicts.Read More →

Maggie's No-Fail Pumpkin Pie - © 2013 maggiejs.ca

There’s nothing that says Thanksgiving or Christmas Dinner Dessert better than a luscious homemade Pumpkin Pie! It’s not as hard as you might think, and there’s no danger of a watery pie or a soggy crust with my fail-proof recipe!Read More →