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Squash anyone ?
Friday, March 15, 2013      8 comments

This morning I went out to the veggie market and came across this display The Plan recipes call for butternut squash at times and I am totally unfamiliar with squas... Read more
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      11 comments

We all need a treat now and then and although I have never been a fast food eater I do like a good burger made with real meat at times. This is The Plan version: ... Read more
Pork stir fry
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday I had a successful trip to the markets. I found everything on my list! That is probably normal for everyone of you but here in Mexico grocery shopping can be very hit and miss. You never know what they'll have or rather not have. I got... Read more
Birthday dinner
Sunday, March 10, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday was DH's birthday and we had a lovely day at home, sitting outside on the deck overlooking the bay until the wind picked up. In the evening we went out to dinner at our favorite steakhouse. I have been craving a good steak - a girl... Read more
Italian chicken
Friday, March 08, 2013      8 comments

My dinner yesterday was chicken baked in italian herbs, spicy olive oil and a plash of red wine and the last 10 minutes of baking topped with sauteed mushrooms, onion, garlic, zucchini, squash, tomatoes and grated fresh parmesan cheese ... Read more
Lunch out
Thursday, March 07, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday I was rebellious and ready for a change so we had lunch out - my first meal out in a restaurant since January 1st. I was a little apprehensive but the menu looked good and I had the fish with a side salad and balsemic vinegar. (DH got ... Read more
Difficult couple of days
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      12 comments

This week in March brings back lost of sad memories as 6 years ago my dad passed away on the 5th and the next morning we had a phone call from England to tell us DH's dad passed away suddenly as well. He had just celebrated his birthday and seem... Read more
Bread test - The Plan
Monday, March 04, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday was the scheduled bread test - this is one I have been dreading as I know wheat is not friendly to me but hey, I have followed The Plan and it hasn't let me down so far, so there it was... Now, we normally don't have bread in the ... Read more
Almond butter
Saturday, March 02, 2013      12 comments

I used to love peanut butter, it was my favorite snack and I slathered it on crackers, cookies and even just a spoonful on its own. A bag of PB M&M's was my favorite treat to have on hand. Since getting back on track in January I haven't touched... Read more
February reflections
Friday, March 01, 2013      9 comments

February has been a good month. I stayed with The Plan and discovered that wheat and shrimp are not friendly to my body - both caused a gain when tested. I lost another 5 pounds this month and are at my lowest weight in nearly 7 years. The... Read more
Roasted veggies
Thursday, February 28, 2013      6 comments

My dinner for the last 2 days has been roasted italian veggies with baked chicken topped with a little manchego cheese Roasted veggies: Toss broccoli, zucchini, sq... Read more
Moon rise
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      13 comments

We had a beautiful moon rise last night ... Read more
Thursday, February 21, 2013      14 comments

The other day when I went to the library they had bags of lemons outside from a local garden with sign "Free" I went in and asked as I don't like to take things just like that and yes, they were free. So I picked up some as strangely enough you ... Read more
Mexican cooking class - final day
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      12 comments

Today was day 3, the final day of the cooking class. After not such a great day yesterday I was a little apprehensive about what today would bring but the items on the menu were much more to my taste. No frying today! Yeah! Yesterday we made tam... Read more
Mexican cooking class - day 2
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      9 comments

Yesterday we moved on from appetizers to main dishes. Chiles rellenos, enchiladas and mexican rice Here is the group of students (me on the left, taking notes) F... Read more

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