What’s In This Stir-Fry? You’ll Never Guess!

February 5, 2020

Here’s a recent dinner I made. Looks pretty good, doesn’t it?

It was easy to make, with three basic components: veggies, meat, and rice. But that’s technically a lie, because the meat wasn’t meat, and the rice wasn’t rice! Read the rest of this entry »


Two New Ways To Eat Healthy… And One is an Oddly-Colored Vegetable!

December 8, 2019

I experience an extraordinary, borderline silly amount of joy whenever I see oddly-colored vegetables. Years back, when this blog was much younger, I had a streak where I was finding oddly-colored vegetables all over the place. In the years that have passed, some of them have become more widely available, like rainbow carrots and orange and purple cauliflower. Others are still rare and exciting when I see them, like purple asparagus and purple Brussels sprouts – and I don’t see them that often.

Check out what I found when I was in Colorado for Thanksgiving:

STRIPED BELL PEPPERS!  Read the rest of this entry »


Blisters Aren’t Always A Bad Thing… Not When They’re On Cucumbers!

September 5, 2019

My friend Mat sent me a really interesting recipe a few weeks ago, for blistered cucumbers, and I just had to try it. It caught my attention because cucumbers are one of the vegetables that you rarely, if ever, see cooked.  And this recipe involves cooking them in a really interesting way. Count me in! Read the rest of this entry »


A Cool, Refreshing Dip In The Lake And… A Cool, Refreshing Dip In My Stomach!

July 17, 2019

I went swimming with JJ for the first time. It. Was. Awesome!

My parents and I were invited to Read the rest of this entry »


7 Tips to Stay Healthy At All Those Holiday Parties

December 16, 2018

There’s a reason so many people gain weight over the holidays, and it’s because there’s so many parties, family dinners, get-togethers, and celebrations, all of which add up to… Food everywhere, all the time! And not much of it is healthy!

Here are my seven tips to help you get through all these functions without popping any buttons on your pants. Read the rest of this entry »


This Salad is So Easy… and I Used the BIGGEST Lemon I’ve Ever Seen!

September 9, 2018

I went to a potluck barbeque over the weekend, and my contribution was a salad. People really seemed to like it, and it was completely eaten – two good signs that I should share it with all of you! Here’s how to make an easy, healthy and delicious Green Bean and Mushroom Salad.
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Breadless Grilled Caprese Sandwiches

June 2, 2017

I love healthy versions of classic recipes, and here’s a great one to add to the list – how delicious does this look?

It’s a Breadless Grilled Caprese Sandwich! BUT WAIT – What did I use instead of bread? Are you sitting down? CAULIFLOWER! Read the rest of this entry »