Do You Ever Just Crave a SALAD BAR? I Did All Weekend… and Did Something About It!

November 18, 2018

I love salad bars. I get the freedom of putting together my own meal, while knowing that it’s super easy to make delicious and healthy choices. It’s win-win!

I craved a salad bar all weekend. I think it’s because Read the rest of this entry »

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I Made An Easy, Healthy Dish That May or May Not Be Shepherd’s Pie. YOU DECIDE!

October 2, 2018

I modify and mess with recipes all the time, so that I can make them healthier, more appealing to me, and to use ingredients I have on hand. I recently made some Shepherd’s Pie, but I may have strayed too far in my quest to make it guilt-free. I don’t know if I can still call this Shepherd’s Pie or not. What do you think?
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A Whole Slew of Michigan Food Photos

July 19, 2018

I’m back in Los Angeles after two weeks in Michigan. The first week was spent in St. Joseph, but I haven’t shared much about my second week, except for the awesome motivational speaking gig that happened one night. So there’s a lot to catch up on!

Before I get to the onslaught of food photos, I wanted to start with an update about  Read the rest of this entry »


RECIPE! Cauliflower and Buckwheat Salad

May 30, 2018

Today you’ll read about Cauliflower and Buckwheat Salad. You’re going to love it, because it’s delicious. And healthy. And drool-worthy. See?

But where’s the cauliflower? It’s there… and Read the rest of this entry »


I’m Two Weeks Into My Exercise Break, and It’s Going… Well…

May 10, 2018

…great!

Me, at one my favorite walkable places, a pedestrian footbridge over a freeway near my house.

After pushing myself really hard for a really long time, I decided to take a break from intense, rigorous exercise. But I couldn’t bear the thought of being completely inactive, so I established a rule: Read the rest of this entry »


Introducing… Golden Nugget Squash!

March 28, 2018

Earlier this week I rebooted “What’s In The Crockpot?” – a blog post that I used to do regularly. Guess what? Time for another reboot!

I have a whole archive of posts called “The Produce Aisle”, and each one is about a new-to-me fruit or veggie, that I brought home, researched, and cooked. It’s a way to expand my horizons and try new things, while still eating healthily, and there ain’t nothin’ wrong with that!

My produce experiment this time around is… Read the rest of this entry »


What’s in the Crockpot? Part 14

March 26, 2018

You know how popular, older TV shows are getting rebooted left and right nowadays? Will & Grace, Roseanne, Queer Eye… and there’s more to come. So I thought I’d reboot one of the classic features on my blog. A silly – I mean wonderful – little game called “What’s in the Crockpot?” that I used to play frequently with my readers.

The rules are simple. Just guess what’s in the crockpot! Are you ready? Read the rest of this entry »