Menu Monday

at it again… well at least i’m trying

Well... it is time to focus and work harder at making good choices when it comes to food. I need healing food. So... that is what I am attempting to do. Monday - I had a green smoothie with apple, pear, spinach, cucumber, etc; a smoothie with strawberries, avocado, pea protein powder, and a banana;… Continue reading at it again… well at least i’m trying

Menu Monday

Reality Check

Okay. Time to get serious about taking pictures of all my food intake... again. My last doctor visit proved that my weight hasn't changed in a year and my blood pressure is not improving. It is very discouraging. I guess I should expect it because I have not been hard core Dr Fuhrman diet style.… Continue reading Reality Check

Menu Monday

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise… in Progress

I am working on "wealth."  Health seems to be ever elusive.  I do know that it's all in my choices.  I was all set to eat more salads and then the Romaine lettuce scare took all the lettuce and pre-chopped salads out of the stores.  It makes it real hard to eat a salad a… Continue reading Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise… in Progress

Menu Monday

Lacking in Progress

Don't I know it!  I was sick last week... a cold.  Said cold came with a fever and chills.  I really wasn't interest in making food, but I did.  It wasn't all the best choices, but hey, I tried. Monday I ate some of the left over black bean soup that is more like dip… Continue reading Lacking in Progress

Menu Monday

Starting Again

Restarting my commitment today. You see... the production of Mamma Mia consumed my life.  I was luck to get energy for something, sometime during the day.  I didn't exactly go crazy.  I just wasn't as mindful as I should have been, and had been in past year.  I still was eating a plant based diet. … Continue reading Starting Again

Menu Monday

Wrapping up September with Plant Power

People still look at me funny when I say I choose not to eat meat.; that I do eat an occasional egg and have even had a little yogurt or cheese here and there.  However, as a whole, I just stay away from animal products... and I feel better.  My skin, hair and nails look… Continue reading Wrapping up September with Plant Power

Menu Monday

Pushing Forward

I continue down the path of incorporating life-enhancing, delicious, plant power foods into my diet.  I continue to significantly cut back on animal products.  However, struggle to be as strict with the "rules" of Eat to Live due to my lack of time.  I struggle to find time to prep my foods and I struggle… Continue reading Pushing Forward

Menu Monday

E

I discovered over the past few weeks that I am lacking a variety of colors in my plant foods. As I look at the pictures of the foods I ate over the past couple of weeks, I am seeing a trend toward a bland pallet. I should changing things up in the coming weeks. However,… Continue reading E

Satisfaction Saturday

Why I Love My Front Porch Swing

After a super long week I crave sitting on my porch swing and mentally taking a mini vacation.  It is my recovery place; a place to reduce my stress and tension, lift my spirits and calm my mind.  I can't do the dishes, fold laundry, sweep the floor, stare at the mess I call home,… Continue reading Why I Love My Front Porch Swing

Menu Monday

Ending My Summer, but Keeping Plant Power!

Okay... I really need to make more time for food.  Today I had trouble finding the time to make and eat food.  So much to do and so little time to do it!  I am happy to report that I didn't cave and eat crappy food just because I was starving.  Last week was a… Continue reading Ending My Summer, but Keeping Plant Power!