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

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

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

Brussels Sprout and Zucchini Hash

I found this recipe in the book 30 Day Ketogentic Vegetarian Meal Plan: Delicious, Easy, and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes.  I used veggie cheese to curve the amount of animal product I was eating.  I really enjoyed this meal. Ingredients 2 Tbs olive oil 3 medium zucchinis, sliced 1 large onion, chopped 10 Brussels sprouts, roughly… Continue reading Brussels Sprout and Zucchini Hash

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

Food on the Road

It is harder than you think to get a normal veggie meals when you are not in your own house.  I spent the week visiting my daughter.  She did her best to provide meals that had veggie options.  It just wasn't my normal menu.  And I didn't get normal pictures either... so this is the… Continue reading Food on the Road