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

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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!

Menu Monday

Veggies and more veggies

It's been a good week for veggie eating. Monday I had a dentist appointment and my face was numb for half the day.  Jamba Juice to the rescue!  I had a Greens with added ginger smoothie.  When my face woke up I had a veggie dog... plain.  Dinner was a cabbage from the garden with… Continue reading Veggies and more veggies

Recipes

Greens with Halloumi

This was a great dinner packed with strong flavors. Ingredients 1 Tbs. olive oil 4 c baby spinach 1 c chopped kale 1 medium zucchini, chopped 1 onion, chopped 4 oz halloumi cheese Salt and pepper to taste Direction Heat up the olive oil in the pan.  Saute onion until lightly browned.  Add zucchini, kale… Continue reading Greens with Halloumi

Menu Monday

Keeping it Healthy… almost?

Monday plant eating opened with some of the best black berries I have ever eaten. I got them at the farmer's market. I think they called them triple berries. Whatever they are called, they were so juicy and sweet. I ate 2 boxes. That led to my down fall of eating a few potato chips.… Continue reading Keeping it Healthy… almost?

Warrior Wednesday

I am a Warrior not a Worrier

So many things going on in life that keep my mind spinning.  Worries.... Today I needed a good reminder... I am a Warrior, not a Worrier.  I will admit.  Sometimes I get so frustrated with how my goals are going or with injustices I see in the world around me.  Sometimes I worry for my… Continue reading I am a Warrior not a Worrier