Menu Monday

Second Jump Start – My Health Journey

I am still working on my health journey, but I have lost focus... especially in taking pictures of meals and reporting... and even in tracking every morsel, calorie, and mirco-nutrient. I think that I lost focus and interest in tracking all that stuff when after being on a plateau for several months. Sure, I lost… Continue reading Second Jump Start – My Health Journey

Menu Monday

Can I Eat Like a Buddhist?

I've been thinking about how I can get my rear in gear and get back into the habit of tracking my meals and help. I have also been reading a little about the diets of practicing Buddhist and Hindu. There is a little of what I have learned that can assist me in my efforts… Continue reading Can I Eat Like a Buddhist?

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

Powered by Plant for One More Week

The hardest thing about trying to follow Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Eat to Live lifestyle is feeding my family.  No one really wants to eat the amount of plants I eat, nor do they save out the things I would usually eat for my food.  I can't seem to find a balance of foods I will… Continue reading Powered by Plant for One More Week

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

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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

Warrior Wednesday

A Warrior is Persistent

So... this week I am visiting one of my daughters and her family, and my son who lives with them. I am not necessarily the adventure type. I don't "go on vacation." When I travel away from my home, I go to be with and to help family. I am just not the run-around-the-countryside kind… Continue reading A Warrior is Persistent