Progress Report #1

It's been just over a month since I decided to transform my life. Let's see how I'm doing. No Alcohol at Home Since mid-January of this year, my husband and I decided to not drink at home. We normally drank about 5 nights a week...that's a lot! We would have wine usually, or an occasional [...]

Go Brown, for all your Rice

To me, the best kind of rice to always have in your kitchen is brown. Long grain brown rice. Short grain brown rice. Basmati brown rice. Why? Brown rice is a whole food, a whole grain. White rice, however, has most of its nutrients stripped away HealthyHabit Make a batch of brown rice on the [...]

Mrs. Dash – a kitchen must

Find "kitchen musts" on the SHOP page. I use Mrs. Dash, Original by adding it to soups, and rice and beans/veggies and other dishes while cooking. It also brings some life to dressings and sauces. It has NO salt, which is a bonus because you can have all the flavors without the salt. Of course, [...]

Quickie Meals

Is eating healthy easy? It can be, but usually when you really want something worthwhile, it takes some effort. So, you need a little effort to be able to eat healthy meals and avoid the convenience food trap. Take 2-3 hours on your weekend to get ready for the week. It really is that simple. [...]

Chickpea Etc. Salad

In our house, this "salad" is a hit as a spread on Wasa crackers. It also works on top of a green salad or as a spread with a tomato sandwich. Chickpea Etc. Salad A No-measure Recipe 1. Drain and rinse a can of chickpeas. 2. Add to large bowl and mash, leaving some chunky [...]

Peace in a Cup

How peaceful to sit with a Latte made with macadamia nut milk and a splash of vanilla syrup. The peace is really in my attitude and mood...helped along with a hot evening latte. Take time for you = life motto. Wishing you health and success on your journey,