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A Year of Vegan

Friday, March 07, 2014      6 comments

This has been the best year of my life food-wise. Buying some vegan cookbooks and printing of recipes from the net has given us a year full of health. And as a bonus, weight loss. I ate my way through this year without meat, dairy, eg... Read more

Buckwheat Hazelnut Waffles

Thursday, August 15, 2013      3 comments

This recipe has to be one of my favorite breakfast recipes. In the book "The Plant Powered Diet" by Sharon Palmer R.D. she teamed this up with a Ginger Peach Sauce. I have used homemade strawberry sauce, raspberry sauce and just plain organic ma... Read more

Faux Apple Crisp

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      3 comments

This is something I came up with this morning and I am sure it is floating out there some place else also in books or on the net. I call it a Faux Apple Crisp Applesauce and Granola and Cinnamon are the only three ingredients. ... Read more

Vegetarian Baked Beans

Thursday, May 16, 2013      1 comments

Vegetarian Baked Beans Served this to my carnivore hubby with his brats from the grill. He loved the beans. Remember to read through any recipe before making. Soak 3 cups pinto beans overnight. I soaked for 3 hours before going t... Read more

Peanut Butter Dip

Tuesday, May 14, 2013      5 comments

For all those that are vegan and for those that are not but just happen to love peanut butter, this recipe is for you. We had this on Easter served with a tray of fresh fruit. One of my SIL brought it, not knowing that I was vegan. So this... Read more

UPDATE: April 10, 2013

Wednesday, April 10, 2013      4 comments

UPDATE: April 2013 It has been a month and 10 days since going Vegan. I can't believe it was that easy of a transition. Liking to cook probably helps in this journey. The adventure in the kitchen is taking me to new and different foods I thought... Read more

Recipe Friday

Friday, November 30, 2012      3 comments

Asian Style Chicken Breasts pg 114 Better Homes and Gardens Carb Counter's Diabetic Cookbook So the new recipe for me for to day is a chicken recipe that I have found in a Diabetic Cookbook. I swapped out chicken for the turkey breast ... Read more

Instant Gratification can mean...

Thursday, November 29, 2012      4 comments

Instant Gratification can mean... Have you ever thought about what it means to be instantly gratified? Why do we need to have everything right now? It sounds so foolish. It is like being a little kid saying, "I want it and I want it ri... Read more

Weight loss

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      4 comments

Ok. Yesterday I mentioned about my cholesterol being to high. And needing to change my diet/eating for life plan. That it is time to get those baked goods out of my life. I know there are healthier alternatives. Although my mind was tellin... Read more

Cholesterol results

Tuesday, November 27, 2012      6 comments

Well I got my results back yesterday. Not pretty. Not pretty at all. The dr. wants to put me on a statin drug and I refuse to do that yet. I did well getting my cholesterol down when I was losing weight and watching what I was eating. ... Read more

Peachy Chia Yogurt

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      1 comments

Had to share this with everyone. I needed a snack so came up with this. Plain greek yogurt 1/2 cup canned in own juice peaches, sliced or chopped 1 t. honey 1 T.... Read more

Healthy Snacking

Thursday, February 16, 2012      3 comments

So this morning I was looking for something that would make a good snack, that could go along to the shop with me and not cost me a lot of calories. So figured I would make a batch of hummus and pair it up with reduced-fat Ritz. Now the servi... Read more

The journey...

Tuesday, April 19, 2011      2 comments

I had to steel this from Paula's status this morning. "The journey is the reward." (Chinese Proverb) This trip we are on is rewarding. 1. Think of all the really nice people we have met. If it wasn't for this site, I would not h... Read more

Hankering for a Pizza

Monday, April 18, 2011      2 comments

I am by myself today and yet I want to have pizza. What is a woman to do? Find a recipe that needs to be tried. That's what. So here it is. Poor Pizza 60 Days of Low Fat Low Cost Meals in Minutes Serves 8 1 pkg. active dry... Read more

How do you deal with a set back?

Sunday, April 17, 2011      2 comments

This blog started out as a journal writing to the question that was asked in one of the spark emails this morning. I thought I would share it with you here. My reaction to setbacks is to take a good look at what I am doing and tell myself... Read more


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