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30 Days, 30 Soups


For the next 30 days I will post one soup recipe each day - starting the new year off with easy, tasty ways to bring veggies into our day. First up is a soup using

30 Days, 30 Soups2024-04-24T03:55:43-07:00

D is for Diet


  A diet should not be a temporary solution or a means to an end. A diet should not severely cut calories or entire food groups. A diet should not be a Band Aid. A

D is for Diet2024-04-24T05:32:04-07:00

Day 23 of the 30 Soups, 30 Days Project


The grapefruit at the framer's market were so lovely, I had to try this soup and it is soooo satisfying. And ever since my friend Kim gave me this beautiful lemon olive oil, I am

Day 23 of the 30 Soups, 30 Days Project2024-04-24T02:28:32-07:00

Exercise is more than a walk in the park…


…and this is great news as it gives us so many opportunities for adding movement to our lives. I hope you like the following suggestions and look forward to your great ideas for fitting in

Exercise is more than a walk in the park…2024-04-23T21:30:07-07:00

Day 29 of the 30 Soups, 30 Days Project


Hopefully you have been treating yourself well this new year. If you have not, consider a spa day at home...use that refined sugar as a body scrub! And when you are all smooth and relaxed,

Day 29 of the 30 Soups, 30 Days Project2024-04-23T22:07:46-07:00

Medical & Recreational Cannabis Tip


I live in an area where medical and recreational marijuana (cannabis) is now legal. With all of the news, I have been wondering if the addition of recreational cannabis will stir more people to explore

Medical & Recreational Cannabis Tip2024-04-23T20:52:15-07:00

March Is Nutrition Month #2 Post


Good nutrition is more than eating well. It is also ensuring that we eat and live clean. By this I mean we need to buy clean produce and ingredients for our cooking and clean products

March Is Nutrition Month #2 Post2024-04-23T20:31:32-07:00

The Humble Collard Green


Today we have a beautiful rain storm here and we are so happy for it. And since the trees still have their winter look, a warm dish for dinner is the plan. A few years

The Humble Collard Green2024-04-23T20:31:32-07:00

Day 2 of the 30 Days, 30 Soups Project


Minestrone Soup is warming and hearty. Change up the veggies to meet the season, you tastes or what you have on hand. Add beans for a complete one bowl meal. Buon appetito!

Day 2 of the 30 Days, 30 Soups Project2024-04-23T19:42:29-07:00