Spicy snack time

 I am a lover of popcorn, the real kind, popped on the stovetop in a pan with coconut oil, my favorite healthy fat and nutritional powerhouse. For those whose eating guidelines don't allow fat, fire up that air popper! Popcorn is loaded with fiber and makes an excellent snack- with or without the oil, especially if you jazz it... Continue Reading →

Salad Art

Two words: ANYTHING GOES. Mix, match, chop, shred, julienne, steam, pulverize, etc: LETTUCEVEGETABLESNUTSSEEDSQUINOACHEESEOLIVES AND OTHER OPTIMAL FAT SOURCESPROTEINDRESSING While this base salad contains romaine and iceberg lettuces, salad doesn't have to revolve around lettuce. There's an unlimited amount of salad possibilities and your salad can become whatever you desire it to be. If you're a... Continue Reading →

Just one salad later…

When it comes to food and eating for wellness, I'm not asking you to take anything away from yourself. I'm asking you to consider adding something in. SALAD. I'm not talking about that same old/same old iceberg lettuce go-to that nobody looks forward to. Why would I ask you to consider eating a salad that... Continue Reading →

Grandma’s Cookie Cutter

If you'd have seen it lying in her drawer you wouldn't have given it a second glance. It appeared just an old scrap of metal shaped into a flower sort of shape and now it was broken apart. My grandma was distraught over this and truthfully so was I. This simple scrap of metal had... Continue Reading →

Grandma Margie’s White Bread

Generally, I watch my bread intake and keep it to a minimum. Therefore, when I'm going to have some bread, I want some BREAD! This is the good stuff- the wonderful bread that I knew from my grandma's home, passed to her daughters' homes, then later to their children's homes, and then to THEIR children's... Continue Reading →

Put it all together and: SALSA!

I love salsa! Homemade salsa rates right up there for me like chili does because it satisfies on so many levels. I have been known to put salsa on everything from my eggs to a dish of cottage cheese, sometimes grossing others out in the process. Fortunately, I am not a person offended by disgust over my... Continue Reading →

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