Grilling… romaine !

One  of my favorite ways to serve a salad in summer is with Grilled Romaine ..   I use it just as is plain and grilled or as a base to a bigger salad topped with seafood salad, or cheeses and or other grilled or marinated veggies..  its delish. I was surprised when I served …

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Spicy slaw… its GOOOOOD

Cucumber,  Carrot and Sweet Onion Slaw… Delish and Easy.. yup… and healthy too ! WHAT you need: 4 large cucumbers – skin off/sliced thin  or spiralize (use a spirooli) 1 medium sweet onion – slice thin or spiralize 6 large carrots – shredded or spiralize 1 medium/large jalepeno pepper – minced small 1/2 cup white …

Clouds in my coffee? Nope, its just coconut oil !

Coconut Cream Coffee..  too good to be … GOOD for you? Think again.. ? So many are under the impression that coffee is bad for your health.. ?? Im not one of them.. YES.. I drink coffee.. a good quality coffee ( not all sugar’d and dairy’d up)  offers up a rich cup of antioxidants …

SUPER BOWL of yumm..

Move over hot wings…. Cauliflower and Broccoli HOT Poppers just made a touchdown !! Looking for a great new Vegetarian/Vegan  Super Bowl Finger Lick’n Good Snack? In as little as 15 minutes (5 for prep and 10 to roast).. you are ready for game time.               One large head …

Splish , Splash…. stay healthy to take a bath !

If you follow my blog. .. or fb page, then you know I had a Sesamoidectomy just two days ago.. Yeah , yeah.. I know .. so what?   NO big deal .. Its a minor surgery , as surgeries go,  and more than likely I will make a full , pain free recovery in …

How sweet it is… NOT !

Jan 2, 2013 and I’m not playing around…  Lets talk about SUGAR.. And since you already know my ‘style’.. I will get straight to the point! Sugar is really bad for you.. I know I know.. Our bodies need glucose (pretty word for simple sugar) to survive right?  And its already  present in our bloodstream, …

Pull my…!!! Whats with Oil Pulling ?

So you’re going to take a spoonful of oil and swish it all around….. your mouth?    UH  HUH ! Okay, so for a while now I have been doing what is called OIL PULLING  (or swishing).. I actually took a break from it recently… due to a horrific oil pulling incident (I sneezed  while …

Homeo what?

After a conversation with a gym buddy the other day who asked for my advice about a weight loss plateau she came up against .. I thought Id share the important of balance with you all as I had shared with her.. So I bet you did’nt know that Homeostasis is  a REALLY important part …

Saturday night … gluten

Truth is..   There’s nothing miraculous or (even thrilling) about a gluten-free diet that’s going to help you lose weight… If you go on a Gluten-free diet.. the real diet here (for those that choose it just ‘because’.. they think its healthier) is that  Gluten-free  eating  will limit the number of foods (many alcohols too) you …

8-9-12 Im a size queen.. LOL

Okay… so yesterday I had a free moment ( well , I made one) to go to one of my fav stores.. TJ MAXX.. No I did’nt need anything  ( do we ever?), I was just curious (wink wink ) to see what was going on for fall.. and maybe, just maybe browse around and …