Dehydrated raw veggie burgers!

Who knew? Well, apparently vegans all over the world. ūüôā I’ve been a vegetarian for 20-plus years; and not even during the two years that I ventured into the vegan world did I ever try the dehydrated veggie burger recipes I’d see on the Internet. And what was I waiting for? Beats me! Just look…

“Cha-cha-cha-CHIA!” From pets to plates

The first time I heard the word “chia,” was about 30 years ago in an advertisement for a chia pet. Remember them? I thought they were cool but I never owned one. So, when chia seeds recently¬† became a part of my health regimen, it didn’t dawn on me that what they rubbed on the…

Meatless Meals: Creamy Spaghetti Squash

I am in spaghetti squash heaven right now! I know I’ve tried it before but like most new foods, it takes me a try or two before I get comfortable with experimenting with it. Once I started thinking, I knew I didn’t want a tomato-based sauce with it. Too easy – spaghetti noodles + tomato…

No diets: Loving My Monthly Indulgence 

I should cut certain foods out of my diet. Well, ¬†I did that already: No meat, ¬†no pasta, a limit on processed food, and bread only when my grandchildren are coming over. And I should say a loud NO! to my screaming cravings. But WHY? I’m blessed at 55 years old to be fairly healthy…

Easy ways to keep nutrition commitments

Couch Technology: press a button to discover all you need to know about eating more fruits and veggies, purchasing a Nutribullet, or cutting meat out of your diet. But if you really want to improve your health for life, you need to get up off that couch and find ways to make it all work.…

Noodled Sweet Potato Medley

Let’s face it. If you’re like me and spending time dreaming up recipes is the very last thing you want to spend your precious time doing, meal times can get monotonous. Of course, I don’t always have a problem with that. But it’s always fun to find something new to do with an old favorite.…

Spinach and Cheese Squares: Delicious!

You can’t go wrong with spinach – whether you are seeking more fiber in your diet or you are¬† lowering your calorie-intake, spinach will serve you well. Rich in Vitamins A, K and calcium as well as many other nutrients, spinach packs a powerful nutrient punch. Substitute its dark leaves for the iceberg lettuce you…