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OSG - coconut red lentil curry
Thursday, April 28, 2011      7 comments

I was pretty proud of myself last night. I got home around 9:30 pm and because I had finished up my yummy mushroom risotto at lunch that day I knew I needed to cook another dish so I would have something to eat for the rest of the week. I ... Read more
Mushroom with pearled barley risotto
Monday, April 25, 2011      3 comments

Last night I FINALLY made the mushroom risotto I have been eyeing and drooling over on Oh She Glows. It was so worth the effort, it tastes amazing. I was so looking forward to lunch today because I knew I was going to eat some of the left-over... Read more
Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Bites
Sunday, April 24, 2011      4 comments

Well today I made Angela's (from Oh She Glows) Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Bites. Wow...Really delicious, very simple, too. Well, simple if you have a good food processor. Ingredients needed are: * 2 & 2/3 cup unsweetened shr... Read more
My first successful VOO (Vegan Overnight Oats)
Friday, April 22, 2011      2 comments

Well, Angela (of Oh She GLows fame) rants and raves about VOO (Vegan Overnight Oats). I am a huge pumpkin lover, so my first VOO was her pumpkin one. Now the thing about VOO is you don't cook anything. The idea is to mix the following: o... Read more
Amazing Meal - chocolate infusion in my green smoothies
Friday, April 22, 2011      2 comments

Well, I have to admit I am now completely addicted to my green smoothie in the mornings. This week I found a single serving packet of Amazing Meal - Chocolate infusion. Angela from the Oh She Glows blog has posted that she likes this and uses ... Read more
Green monster smoothies
Monday, April 04, 2011      6 comments

I have incorporated greens into my smoothies in the past, but haven't been that big of a fan....until today. And, of course, the recipe came from Angela over at Oh She Glows. This smoothie wasn't just palatable, it was yummy! I am so excited.... Read more
coconut chia pudding
Sunday, April 03, 2011      1 comments

Well, I made some very yummy, uber easy coconut chia pudding this week-end. Fit_Artist provided me with the link to this recipe. I adapted it slightly. Instead of 1 cup any kind nut milk, real milk, or water - I used 1/2 c almond milk, ... Read more

Friday, April 01, 2011      1 comments

I bought frozen coconut milk the other day and the package said for the ingredients: coconut milk (Pure coconut milk extracted from Fresh Coconut Meat. No water added. No lactose. No Preservatives. I thought that sounded good. And the ... Read more
pumpkin oats for breakfast - wow, what sticking power!
Monday, March 28, 2011      1 comments

This morning I made the "Comforting Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal with all the fixin'" for breakfast. Wow. Wow. Wow. These were sooo yummy! AND they really filled me up. I think it is the chia seeds. I am a believer in chia seeds now. Amazing littl... Read more
Holiday Soup & Pumpkin Butter Oat Squares with Candied Pecans
Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

I made the soup that has a link listed below today. I had to make a few modifications - it turned out my red quinoa had gone bad (bugs! UGH!) so I quickly threw some brown rice into my rice cooker and added that to my soup instead. I didn't h... Read more
Oh She Glows website
Saturday, March 26, 2011      2 comments

I have recently discovered Angela Liddon's website, Oh She Glows. Wow, I LOVE the recipes she has. They are delicious, really simple, and make me feel great. I have recently done an overhaul of my kitchen. I have bought a few items to make c... Read more
Move More, More Often - part 2
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      1 comments

The Science Friday podcast is now available to listen to that talks about hours of television/sedentary and health. For each hour of television ( or sitting for an hour) there is an 18% increase in risk of death from cardiovascular disease... Read more
Move More, More Often
Friday, January 15, 2010      5 comments

I caught a bit of Science Friday this morning and it talked about a study that found that if you watch more than 4 hours of television/day (vs. people who watched less than 2 hours of television) the people who watched more television had a > 46... Read more
Killing my television
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      10 comments

I love the bumper sticker that says Kill your television. I also really admire people who don't have television. I have to confess, I am addicted to television. I watch way too much! I live alone and it has become company for me. It is a h... Read more
Saturday, January 09, 2010      6 comments

Well, last night I had trouble sleeping. I ate well during the day, got in a good workout and did all of my evening preps in order to be in bed with my sound machine on sleep by 9:30. Despite all of these efforts I was still awake at 2:30. Bu... Read more

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