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Tuesday, April 02, 2013      13 comments

Quinoa is often thought to be a grain but it is classified as a seed according to the Plan. It is a great substitute for rice. Having reached goal I felt comfortable enough to test something new, so I cooked up some quinoa, stir fried some veg... Read more
Easter sunrise
Sunday, March 31, 2013      10 comments

Happy Easter! ... Read more
Day 30 - weigh in and measure
Saturday, March 30, 2013      6 comments

Today is the last day of the March 30 day challenge. My goals were to exercise 6 days in a week, do 2 SP videos a week and stay on track with The Plan eating program. How did I do? I did exercise 6 days a week, taking my rest days randomly ... Read more
Lost internet connection
Friday, March 29, 2013      7 comments

This morning we lost our connection and we didn't get it back till just now.. It's is such a minor thing but I felt so disconnected from the world, especially as we are holed up for Semana Santa (Holy Week) - a major feat here in Mexico. ... Read more
Had to share...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      7 comments

"Wheat free and what I learned along the way" This is too close to my heart not to share. Those 45 bullet points could have been written by me! Oh wait... I don't have a Vitamix (but I can dream, right?) I have NOT been wheat free for ... Read more
Hemp Seed
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday I went to the markets to stock up before Easter weekend and stopped in the health food store on the way to get more chia seeds. I had asked about hemp seeds a few weeks ago and this time they had them! ... Read more
Roasted vegetables
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      15 comments

On the Plan we are eating so many veggies and it is easy to get burned out on the usual broccoli, carrots and zucchini. So I decided to change it up a little and add mushrooms and chunk of butternut squash to the italian vegetable roast. ... Read more
Spaghetti squash
Monday, March 25, 2013      13 comments

The other day I bought some different types of squash at the market. It was time to get adventurous with and do something with the spaghetti squash. This is uncharted territory for me and I watched a You-tube video to find out what to do with i... Read more
Day out
Saturday, March 23, 2013      10 comments

Yesterday we went to El Colorado, a fishing village north of where we live. It was a beautiful sunny day but it was windy with rough seas, so no kayaking. We explored the estuary instead. We walked along the edge of it all the way to where it me... Read more
Anniversary dinner
Thursday, March 21, 2013      12 comments

Last we celebrated our anniversary by going out to dinner and listen to a mexican artist. She was amazing, such a beautiful voice! Lorena Robles She sang every... Read more
26 years!
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      14 comments

26 years ago I married the love of my life! We were in Cyprus at the time and got married in the ancient little church near St Paul's pillar in Paphos. It was a beautiful ceremony and we were lucky to have our friends and close family there. W... Read more
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      13 comments

After 2 days of good success with the butternut squash it was time to live dangerously and test a new food. Salmon is highly reactive to most people (reactive = inflammation = weight gain) but I used to eat it all the time and quite miss it. ... Read more
Back patio and weigh-in
Monday, March 18, 2013      15 comments

The bougainvillea in the back are going through stages of blooming profusively and then then not so much. With the weather warming up they looked really nice yesterday when we came back from town Driving up to the back gate: ... Read more
Butternut squash
Sunday, March 17, 2013      12 comments

After finding out about what the different squash were at the market I picked up butternut squash, as that is the one used in some Plan recipes. Being as unfamiliar ... Read more
Salsa verde
Saturday, March 16, 2013      9 comments

Time to experiment with some new veggies. With St. Patrick's Day coming up I was thinking green... but I live in Mexico... so here's a mexican spin on irish green :) Tomatillos - great for making green salsa (salsa verde) It is simple to ... Read more

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