LOSE WEIGHT WITH PICKLES!!

#WednesdaysWeCook, Recipes

WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT AND LIVE LONGER? EAT PICKLES!!…AND, IMPROVE YOUR GUT HEALTH! I’m committed to one week of promoting good gut health! Why?..That’s a great question! And here’s the quick and easy answer…Most of the diseases people are suffering from today are the result of what’s happening in their intestinal tract. Not kidding! With … Read More

CEREAL BOWLS…BREAKFAST, LUNCH, OR DINNER!

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You know that feeling where your level of awareness slowly grows inside of you? It’s one of those slow-rolling situations that starts with a “brain twitch,” building to a recurring, and sometimes dreaded, thought, and culminates to an all out crescendo, dominating your brain’s activity. That’s been my week. I don’t buy boxed cereal anymore. … Read More

PUMPKIN ENERGY BALLS

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dessert Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

I’m not going to lie, I love fall and everything it has to offer. Pumpkins and their seeds, cool air, fall leaves, and sweet treats. What I don’t love are the added pounds and the sluggish feel following my overindulgences. These Pumpkin Energy Balls have answered my call for all things fall without the negatives … Read More

PECAN PIE BITES

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Did you hear the bell ring? I’m not talking about the (movie) Polar Express’ bell that only those who “still believe in Santa” can hear!…No, I’m talking about THE BELL..the one that rings in the SUGAR BINGE FEST that is about to ensue over the next 6 weeks!!! I’m bracing myself HARD! With all the sugary … Read More

BUTTERNUT SQUASH STACKS

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It’s November, and I cannot get enough “comfort food,” even though I’m still wearing Florida flip-flops! I’ll swear there’s a gene that predisposes us to the idea we must eat comforting food, full of fall flavors, regardless of the temperatures outside. Maybe it’s triggered by all the fall decor at Pier One?!?!? Whatever the catalyst, … Read More

BUTTERNUT SQUASH BISQUE

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SOUP!!! You know you love it! I’m quite certain that EVERYONE loves soup…For goodness sakes, there was a whole Seinfeld episode devoted to it! Doesn’t that really just punctuate my point? Shoot! Now I’m showing my age! Back to work…this soup business is serious, especially this time of year. Cool weather and fall leaves can’t … Read More

FETTUCINE ALFREDO

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dinner Recipes, Recipes

Yes, I love a challenge. Especially when it’s to create a favorite recipe, but spun into a healthy concoction. Last week, Missy Brecke put me to the test with the challenge to create health-friendly Fettuccine Alfredo. DONE! Before diving right in to the creamy deliciousness of this recipe, let’s talk about what constitutes “healthy.” Simply … Read More

COCOA MINT SPIRULINA COOKIES

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Never heard of Spirulina? Why would you (aside from reading my endless blogs!!), since it’s just algae? Well get ready, because today, I’m using it in cookies! Once you read about its benefits, you’ll totally understand why it should be a part of your everyday diet! Most people have never heard of this amazing superfood, … Read More