Resting during a trek on the Mogollon Rim - 2008
Walking around the neighborhood - Summer 2008
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Today we rid our pantry and fridge of all white flour, sugar and gluten foods. Feeling better already. :) (06/10/2012)
* activity -- besides 'fitness bursts', started DDPYoga -- so happy to see a team right here on SparkPeople!
* good-for-you food only, NO processed junk, and now keeping track thru SparkPeople
* tracking everything and will update this page with progress
To be as fit, or better, than I was when I had my first child (22+ years ago). At that time, I'd work out 4-5 days per week, thru a great variety of activities: swimming, aerobics, racquetball, working out on the machines, etc. And enjoyed every minute of it. I want to enjoy physical activities and challenges again!
First step is becoming consistent...
* Become (and stay) an ex-smoker
* Nutrition - eat a variety of good-for-you, natural foods (nothing developed, enhanced or processed in a lab)
* MOVE - walk, jump, bend, stretch, strain, climb... any chance I get
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1507 days ago
The Syrian Style Green Beans with Tomatoes was simply delicious. What I did: Because you didn't specify what kind of pan, I used a frying pan just large enough to hold the beans in one layer. I did saute them for 30 minutes. I had to stir very frequent and reduce my heat to medium high (I know different burners run hotter than others). The beans got really brown, and I feared they would taste burned, but not to worry. I used a can of diced, organic tomatoes, because I didn't have enough fresh. To keep the vampires away, I doubled the garlic (large cloves), then added some crush red pepper at the end. The finished dish measured between a cup and a cup and a half--hard to believe the vegetable reduced that much!. It was almost like green bean and tomato "jam," and so intensely flavor a small portion satisfied, although I think I could have eaten the whole recipe Did I do everything right and get the correct results?
I served it with a roasted chicken breast and brown basmati rice. Yum. Truly a keeper!
2166 days ago
Comment edited on: 8/18/2010 1:44:55 PM
for the wonderful SYRIAN BEANS recipe you posted. They are wonderful and so easy to make AND so healthy!!!
2595 days ago
Thanks for the support!
2636 days ago
Thanks so much for stopping by and adding a message to my blog. Very kind of you and much appreicated. Wishing you the very best!
2708 days ago