Are you looking for THE answer? That ONE diet plan that will help you lose that weight once and for all. Guaranteed? No matter how much you look, you won’t find one. No one program works for everyone and you need to find what works for you on so many different levels. How many […]
Hamster confessions, February 2018
There comes a time when you look in the mirror and ask yourself the question, “what happened?” Stuck in a job you really don’t like anymore… Maybe you put on a few pounds… or did you just make a huge purchase that you weren’t really planning? Regardless, you now need to face the reality of […]
Do you really know what that means?
We have all seen them. They are all over the grocery store now! The variety of claims on food labels Organic, Non-GMO, rBGH free, cage free, free range, grass fed these are just some of the things we see when we walk through the grocery store. What does all of it mean? Should I really be […]
End of summer wake up call! Time to get the train rolling again!
Welcome to the end of August… where did summer go? Don’t get me wrong, I love my fall sweatshirt weather and lighting that first fire in the fireplace, but there is nothing like the adventures of summer! Stepping on the scale today for the first time in several weeks was a true wake up call. […]
Super Bowl snack that won’t result in penalty flags!
It’s that time of year again… The biggest NFL game of the year. Yes, I am bummed that my Green Bay Packers are not in the Super Bowl this year, but I’m still going to enjoy the game. Time to gather up some friends and enjoy the excitement! It’s the biggest game for friends to […]
Apple Pie Oatmeal
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe – Carl Sagan Ok, I didn’t invent the universe, but when you make yourself oatmeal that taste like fresh baked apple pie, you get pretty excited! Now that the temperatures are starting to cool off, it’s time to pack away […]
Did you ever have one of those recipes that you decided to try for lunch and like it so much that you made it again for dinner? That is exactly what happened yesterday! I found this recipe in my 21 day Vegan Kickstart meal plan and decided it was going to be lunch. Since my […]
As I explore more on this meatless/vegan adventure, I am on the lookout for new ideas that the whole family will enjoy! This first time, I only made the recipe as written (2 servings) and it was so good that I didn’t share. I guess next time, I need to triple the recipe so that […]
Lately, we keep hearing so much about low carb, no carb, carbs are bad and so on. All carbs are not created equal and the important thing is to fill your diet with the good carbs. Whole grain carbs are the way to go! Quinoa is one of those foods that’s fun to say, but […]
Lentil Artichoke Stew with Fire Roasted tomatoes
I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to cool off and the leaves start to change, it’s time to switch it up from the light summer meals to something a little heartier! This simple stew fits that bill! I have been experimenting with more meatless recipes and stumbled across this one and […]