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Keeping Gratitude in Your Back Pocket

By |2020-04-20T19:59:03-05:00December 13th, 2019|blog, Gratitude, Health|

Food for Thought

Motorcycles, like the one in the foreground, are purchased by locals and used as “taxis” for them to be able to earn some extra income.

Keeping Gratitude in Your Back Pocket

It is holiday season in America. For the majority of Americans, a different kind of […]

Why You Want to Trim the Fat This Holiday Season

By |2020-04-20T20:00:58-05:00November 19th, 2019|blog, Diabetes, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

A Time for Thanksgiving

Why You Want to Trim the Fat This Holiday Season

Giving thanks in November is an American tradition that dates back to 1621 when, as the story goes, a harvest feast was shared between the English colonists (Pilgrims) of Plymouth and the Wampanoag people, […]

Basil Pesto

By |2020-02-17T18:27:30-06:00October 30th, 2019|Main dishes, Recipes, Salads & dressings|

Basil Pesto

Fresh Basil and Pine Nut Deliciousness fit for royalty…and your household.

  • 2 cups packed fresh basil <br /> (large stems removed)
  • 3 Tbs pine nuts or walnuts (see notes if avoiding oil or nuts)
  • 3 large cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice (fresh squeezed)
  • 3-4 Tbs nutritional yeast
  • ¼ tsp sea salt, or pink […]

Sherry’s Vegetable Bean and Miso Soup

By |2019-10-28T09:41:54-05:00October 28th, 2019|Recipes, Side dishes, Soups & smoothies|

Sherry's Vegetable Bean and Miso Soup

Wet ingredients

  • 2 box low sodium vegetable broth (Engine 2 brand is excellent)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (optional)
  • 1 can low sodium corn, drained
  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can cannellini beans
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 handfull kale or spinach, chopped

Dry ingredients

  • 1 ea onion, chopped & diced
  • 2-3 ea carrots, cut into small pieces
  • 2-3 ea celery stalks, […]

Orange is the New Pink – Link to Cancer Prevention

By |2020-04-20T20:20:41-05:00October 12th, 2019|blog, Health, Nutrition|

Orange is the New Pink!

A Link to Cancer Prevention!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Nearly 1 in 8 women in the U.S. (roughly 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Approximately 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected […]

October – It’s Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month, and Pizza Month!

By |2020-04-20T20:22:58-05:00October 8th, 2019|blog, Cardio-vascular, Cooking, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

Food for Thought

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month is Pizza Month!

I find the US calendar our National Days of Recognition to be so curious. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month, and Pizza Month. Remarkable. It makes for such an odd visual. Imagine two people […]

Artichoke Spinach Cauliflower Bean Burgers

By |2020-02-12T15:46:34-06:00September 21st, 2019|Health, Recipes, Side dishes|


Artichoke Spinach Cauliflower Bean Burgers

Here’s the recipe for a great alternative to the Beyond Burger that will help and not harm your health! Hint: Make a double batch and freeze patties for later use. You can grill or bake them. Enjoy!

The Lost Art of Cooking

By |2020-04-20T20:30:00-05:00June 25th, 2019|blog, Cooking, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|

The Lost Art of Cooking

How many times have you heard people say, “I hate to cook,” or “I don’t have time to cook,” leading to dependence on fast food or unhealthy food choices.  I’m here to tell you that cooking plant-based oil free meals can be soothing and […]

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