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Onward and downward
Saturday, June 24, 2017      2 comments

I just visited my family for a week and decided it would be easiest (and fun) for me if I cooked meals. I made lots of things I like and I think my family liked most of the meals. I made black bean burgers (with baked fries) for the first time a... Read more
March 14-PI Day
Tuesday, March 14, 2017      2 comments

So I've continued on my plant based no oil diet and it continues to work for me. My journey to a lower weight is slow but steady. Every day that I eat healthy things means a healthier future.The future will be determined partly by monitoring wha... Read more
Monday, December 05, 2016      5 comments

I am losing weight slowly but surely. I'm a little jealous of people losing an average of 10 pounds a month (no oil, plantbased average) b/c I'm more like 3 or 4, but I'll take what I can get. I've been no oil, no sugar, no added fats for 5 mon... Read more
revamping my vegan diet
Sunday, October 30, 2016      4 comments

So...I was having trouble losing weight on a vegan diet. Reading up from different sources, I found that many experts recommend nuts, seeds, avocado and other calorie dense food be cut out of your diet if you're trying to lose weight and it's no... Read more
Sunday, February 16, 2014      3 comments after church, there is a soup and sandwiches potluck. Since I am the only vegan participant I always take something I am happy to eat. This morning, I cooked up some leeks in broth. Then I added a head of cauliflower, some sliced gar... Read more
more meals
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      2 comments's whats on my plate for this week. I made eggplant "parmesan" (Really, what do you call it when it doesn't include cheese?). I use Dominex eggplant cutlets, lots of mushrooms, onions and spinach with pasta sauce. I especially love that... Read more
This week's meals
Friday, February 07, 2014      3 comments

So this week I have been eating lots of rice salad. I use this recipe:
-grilled-chicken. I add cilantro, extra veggies and a can of black beans instead of the chicken. It is definit... Read more
I know it's winter, but
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      0 comments

I just re-signed up at the gym I used to belong to because they have a pool. I am going to have to buy a swim suit since it's been so long since I have been swimming. I am so glad to be able to buy a suit online since there aren't any in the sto... Read more
Cooking for the next week
Saturday, January 25, 2014      1 comments

I still have leftover enchiladas and onions/potatoes/cabbage and tomatoes so I only cooked chili this morning. I will probably end up cooking some brown rice and cranberry orange muffins tomorrow. I love having food in my fridge already prepped... Read more
I am in love with corn tortillas
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

I am not a huge fan of flour tortillas, but I love corn tortillas. Let me count some ways. 1. Layered enchiladas- cook up your favorite veggies/beans and layer them with corn tortillas topped with enchilada sauce or salsa. 2. Tostada-heat up a c... Read more
new way to cook tofu
Thursday, January 16, 2014      3 comments

I was cooking this morning before going to work and was looking for a way to make chewier tofu without frying it. I found a recommendation to slice it and cover it with boiling salted water for 15 minutes before drying it and cooking it. It real... Read more
I am still eating vegan
Thursday, January 09, 2014      2 comments

So .....I continued to eat vegan through the holidays and into the New Year. I was going to post what I ate everyday, but obviously I haven't been doing that. Some of the meals I will definitely repeat-I loved the roasted butternut squash soup. ... Read more
week of secret santa
Friday, December 13, 2013      2 comments

I love that my work is doing a week of secret santa. All of next week I give something to my secret person to let them know someone is thinking of them. I want to make some simple gifts although I will give chocolate one day. I am going to make ... Read more
muffin Sundays
Monday, December 09, 2013      2 comments

I made muffins two Sundays in a row and I am thinking of making it a weekly event. I made the mini sized muffins and used considerably less oil than called for. Next I will have to find some lower sugar recipes. I made morning glory muffins yest... Read more
starting to track again
Saturday, December 07, 2013      2 comments

I started tracking walking again. During 2014, I want to make a goal to walk a certain number of miles and I need to decide what is doable, but also a little bit of a reach. I am thinking about 600 miles, but still have a few weeks to work out i... Read more

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