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Would You Like Veggies With That?

Thursday, July 16, 2015      0 comments

We all know how important it is to eat plenty of fruits and veggies, but not always sure how to squeeze some extra into our menu planning without feeling like we're forcing ourselves (or the kids and hubby). Honestly, a tablespoon of sauce on a... Read more

Big Night Tonight!!!

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      0 comments

eeek! Tonight's the night! One of the most important interviews of my life, and I only have half of my references lined up! I'm gonna have to step up my game! I could also be working today, but I mentioned the need to work a short shift. Will se... Read more

Too Late For Supper?

Thursday, December 18, 2014      1 comments

OK, everyone... when you come home too late for a meal but really you still should have something for supper - what's your best or favourite go to food?... Read more

Search Engine Fun

Thursday, December 18, 2014      2 comments

I searched this morning for a pina colada smoothie recipe so that I could more easily track the nutrition. It asked me if I meant "pain called smooched". LOL Of course that's what I meant! How on earth did I spell it so wrong?! ;) Definite... Read more

Working off 5,000 Calories per Day!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      4 comments

Do you have a physically demanding job? Do you count those Calories in your fitness tracker? I do both! My work, right now, is like doing a 20 minute workout for about 8 hours. I typically don't take breaks and the end result is approximatel... Read more

Beans Please!

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      3 comments

Beans are an easy way to add more fibre and vital nutrients to the diet. I searched "Bean" in Spark Recipes and got the top 500 recipes! There's lots to choose from! I love bean salad for my lunches though it's often a trick to find ways to k... Read more

Old Status is Still a Good Status!

Monday, November 03, 2014      1 comments

Posted 81 days ago, "DONNAKOVAC just sorted out all my size 20 and 22 pants and now I have to ditch a pair of size 18! Gravity was working against them, all day and half the night, yesterday!" I'm not in a hurry to change that one! :D May... Read more

Making Take-Out At Home

Monday, October 20, 2014      0 comments

Vegetarian Whole Wheat Barbecue Pizza Pita- that's my breakfast today. It's good with chicken or beef, too, but I don't happen to have any on hand right now. I love Barbecue Pizza, but it tends to be super expensive as a specialty dish - and c... Read more

Veggie Surprise!

Friday, May 30, 2014      4 comments

I'm sure we've all heard that we need to eat more veggies. Dealing with food allergies, forever hungry and exhausted, plagued with the the most stubborn body fat, I'm always trying to figure out what I need to 'fix' to help me be the skinny and... Read more

Where's the Nutritional Info for "Chef's Surprise"?

Friday, May 09, 2014      0 comments

Not sure what it is, but it's loaded with veggies! When I clean out the fridge, freezer, and cupboards, I tend to make a big pot of Chef's Surprise. It's a little bit different, every time and when I have eaten enough, I freeze what's le... Read more

Part Time Detox

Tuesday, April 29, 2014      1 comments

I know SP isn't big on detox ideas and I do understand why. On the other hand, I'm allergic to all forms of sugar, including fruits, veggies, grains, dairy, and of course junky foods. I've learned to deal with my allergies enough to keep migra... Read more

Special Diets and Spark Nutrition Plan...

Saturday, April 19, 2014      2 comments

Whether we realize it or not, most of us have food allergies or "intolerances". For optimum health, it is good to avoid these foods until digestive and immune systems have a chance to repair themselves, ie, until you can safely eat these foods ... Read more

The Importance of the Whole Truth...

Thursday, April 10, 2014      3 comments

Years ago, I made a critical mistake. I learned and believed that you cannot target muscle groups for weight loss. It's true, sort of. What that lead me to believe, though, is that there was no point in working out at all. "If only I knew th... Read more

Some of My Favourite Excuse Busters...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014      1 comments

Exhaustion: -Mat work (on my bed!) -Upbeat music No Time: -Increased intensity Boredom: -Intervals -Music What's holding you back? and what can you do to change that?... Read more

Another Day of Spark Gratitude!

Saturday, December 28, 2013      1 comments

Thanks again, Spark People! Yesterday, I was so down, I crawled back into bed and realized quite literally, where I'm at. Never think or say you've hit rock bottom as apparently there is still worse. At least I have my health! Sometime... Read more

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