As I began to Love myself….

Each morning  when I wake up,  I read  an affirmation that speaks to me…  today’s affirmation was about loving myself.. .. and today’s affirmation came to me in form of  a poem.  A poem so good I had to share……   A SELF LOVE poem By Charlie Chaplin As I began to love myself I …

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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 …

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 …

Sesamoidectomy Surgery.. My Journey (updated)

If you were following this post  before.. I have NOW consolidated my  experience in ONE post.. ( suggested by a reader).. so if you are just looking for the latest info.. scroll down to the bottom.. if you are NEW to this post… read on.. Happy day. LATEST UPDATE…..  October 31, 2015 34 months post …

Free to be Gluten Free.. Yummies

So lately I’ve noticed more of a sensitivity to gluten ( bloating ).. so I try to stay clear when I can.. and it makes me feel much better.. 🙂   But Im always looking for a little something that is bread like.. or even a little sweet.. .. and since I like to know …

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, …

Peas on earth… Perfect Vegetarian Pea Soup.

Less is more for this super yummy vegetarian pea soup.. and you wont miss a thing. 16 oz  bag of split peas 1/2 bag of organic  baby carrots already peeled.. I chopped in to small pcs.  ( want traditional carrots.. use about 5 big ones peeled and chopped) 1 medium sweet onion.. chopped small 2 …

Where’s the beef? NOT in this fantastic Vegetarian Chili..

Not going to lie.. I made this on a whim.. just wanted something warm and hearty and … kind of easy .. What I got was FABULOUS… Its this simple.. 1 box of trader joes black bean latin style soup (19 oz) 8 oz  trader joes vegetable stock (in a box) low sodium 2 cans trader …

Did some one say Spirooli ??

WHOO HOO.. yes I did.. and yes.. I am the proud owner of a shiny  new Spirooli.. courtesy of my honey.. it was a Hanukkah gift ..   🙂 So whats a Spirooli?   Its a Veggie cutting gadget ( it is what it is) .. it  turns  basic veggies into spirals of pure delight.. …