Tag: Healthy Lifestyle

FOOD: THE LOVE OFFERING!

FOOD. The word alone makes us feel many things. Did you come from a family that celebrated its ethnicity through the food on your table? Were you raised in a home with a stay-at-home mom, dad or grand parent that made mealtime a special memory from your childhood? Was there […]

POWER & INDEPENDENCE: MY FIRST JOB

MY FIRST JOB… a hair salon, called a Beauty Shop back then. I was 12 years of age. ‘La Donna’ (the woman), was its name and my mom owned it. Curlers, Hooded Hair Dryers, False Lashes, Hairpieces, Teasing and lots of Hairspray was simply, everyday life. $4.50 was the price […]

GREEN BEAN BUNDLES

If ever there was an Impressive and Easy way to serve vegetables with an elegant, special occasion dinner, Green Bean Bundles are it! The work is done a day or two in advance, set aside in the fridge, ready to pop into the oven just five minutes before the meal […]

CRANBERRY NUT BREAD

Cranberries. One of the misunderstand fruits of winter. There is an underlining, often unspoken rule of recipe creating; sweet, sour, salty, acidic and textured things mixed together, make for the most remembered dishes. Add to that, health benefits, and you’ve got the perfect one bite wonder! Cranberries, being quite sour, […]

T’WAS THE NIGHT BEFORE…

Laughter is my cheapest anti-aging secret! No matter the season or circumstances life throws my way (and trust me, my life has been a tennis court!), I always find something to lighten my spirit and inspire a good hard laugh! Family and close friends who know me can vouch for […]

WELLNESS SOUP

Have you caught it yet? Hope not, but if you have or when you do you will want this hot soup created just for cold and flu season ( though yummy any time!). Let’s make this and get you feeling better fast! Turkey (not chicken since chicken messes with antigens). […]

CINNAMON OAT MUFFINS

You came here for a fast, healthy, delicious muffin, not a dissertation as to why they are simply fabulous! So, without further ado, here you are!! Ingredients Rolled Oats – 1 cup Milk – 2 cups, your favorite milk Molasses Eggs – 2 Oil – 1/2 cup, your favorite Sugar […]

PLAY IN THE DIRT

Calling all rookie gardeners!! Not you, flower lovers, but those of us that want to eat what we might grow! Ever feel overwhelmed at the thought of planting something in your yard, pots on a deck, or try your hand at a kitchen window herb garden? Well, I did. If […]

HOME COOKING: THE WORLD ON MY PLATE

THE KITCHEN! It feels good just to say it! Why? Well, for a gazillion different reasons. Memories are made there. Traditions are created and passed on from there. Our senses are stimulated there. It’a a gathering place. It’s a comfort place. Why? Because we COOK there! Home Cooking was always […]

STRAWBERRY LEMONADE POPSICLES

POPSICLES!!! Oh My Gosh I have newly discovered them! Growing up, there was nothing like an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer day. They made your lips freeze, your tongue turn colors (lots of dye:( and summer seem all the sweeter because of them. Then, the 21st century hit […]