It’s freezing. In fact, today in Connecticut – it’s currently in the 30s and a wind chill bringing it down into the 20s. THEN it’s gusting up to 60mph dropping the wind chill into the teens! What do we do for breakfast when we need a warm, filling and tasty breakfast for the family before heading out on our day? We get “old fashioned”! We … Continue reading Making Oatmeal From Scratch with Mind of Modern Man
Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – every Friday, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. Today, with pitchers and catchers already reporting to Spring Training, we remember the Reggie Bar! There are few personalities in the history of baseball as big as Reggie Jackson. As a Yankees fan growing up in … Continue reading #FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember The Reggie Bar?
I was the chubby, husky or cherubic kid. Whatever cute little word you want to use for overweight. As an adult – I’m the big guy. The big brother. The teddy bear best friend. Whenever someone would cast a movie of their life, John Goodman gets cast as my character. Recently, my quest to get healthier went head-on with the Food Unholy Trinity – Thanksgiving, … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 8 – I HATE Diets
Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – every Friday, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. Today we get sweet! Chocolatey on top of Chocolatey with Choclatey inbetween! It’s the Hostess Choco Bliss! These Hostess snack cakes were a staple in my house growing up. It was always a special treat when … Continue reading #FlashbackFridayFunday – Do You Remember Choco Bliss?
It’s Superbowl time! We love the Superbowl game (usually). We love the Superbowl half time show (sometimes). We love the Superbowl parties. But we REALLLLYYYY LOOVVVE the food! It’s a national food holiday! Take your Keto, No Carb, Vegan diets and throw them out the window. It’s time for SUPERBOWL FOOD! Got back in the truck for another #TruckTales video on our YouTube Channel. I … Continue reading New Video – Top 10 Favorite Superbowl Foods
The modern world is obsessed with weight. Their own. That of others. As a ‘husky’ child who grew up into a ‘chubby’ adult – trust me, it’s always on my mind, too. So, what’s more popular than Netflix, Google and Starbucks combined? DIETS! Everyone is on one. Fasts. Juice Diets. Organic. Keto. No Carb. Gluten Free. Sugar Free. Vegetarian. Vegan. Whole 30. On and on … Continue reading A Modern Man Social Experiment – Holiday Snacks
Happy New Year! I hope 2019 is ready to shower you all with good things! I also hope that the holiday season of 2018 showered you with goodies too! I got some great “toys” – a pneumatic nail gun, an Amazon Echo Dot and a gigantic LEGO set for Kylo Ren’s tie fighter. Also… gift cards. Raise your hands if, as folks in our 40s, … Continue reading Modern Man POST Holiday Gift Guide – What To Spend Your Gift Cards On
I like football. I LOVE baseball, but I like football. Within the past few years, I’ve become a Packers fan (bye bye Mike McCarthy). However, I’ve always lived in New England, so Patriots fans were prevalent all around. I’ve only been to one NFL game before, and it was as a member of the UCONN Marching Band. We played the halftime show for a Patriots … Continue reading Living the VIP Life at a New England Patriots Game
Recently the news has been filled with large corporations and restaurant chains saying they’re ditching single-use plastic straws and going for alternatives. Disney World had this to say in a July 26, 2018 statement: By mid-2019, The Walt Disney Company will eliminate single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all owned and operated locations across the globe, amounting to a reduction of more than 175 … Continue reading Little Changes to Save The Earth – Bye Bye Plastic Straws!
A few months ago I wrote about my doctor challenging me to lose weight, for the better of myself and everyone in my life. Then, a bit after that, I wrote about a day I ‘cheated’ on my diet with an amazing donut from a local pop-up shop called Deviant Donuts. I mentioned how it felt so good. Recently, it was Father’s Day weekend. My … Continue reading I Binged Off My Diet – And It HURT!
Last week I was talking about how eating healthy has changed how things taste for me. Some foods I used to run away from are now quite delicious to me – including Indian Food! One of the items I mentioned that we’ve recently tried was a gluten free cupcake made with chickpea flour and chocolate hummus as frosting. My wife made these for the family … Continue reading By Popular Demand – Gluten Free & Low Sugar Cupcake Recipe
For years, I couldn’t go near an Indian Restaurant. The smell made me want to fall over. It would hit me in the nose, close my throat and kill my appetite for days. Once I got married, it was clear that my wife’s love of Indian Food would have to celebrated for her on special occasions – however I’d often stop off at Moe’s for … Continue reading Eating Better Has Changed My Taste Buds!