November 25, 2018
How was your turkey day? Mine was wonderful – lots of family, laughs, and great food. And abiding by the rules of my annual pledge helped guide me through the day without overeating or going into a food coma! I did break a couple rules, though, in minor ways, and I’ll get to that. But first, let’s talk Turkey Trot!
One of my Thanksgiving rules is to exercise before the big meal. This year, for the sixth time, I Read the rest of this entry »
June 14, 2018
A few months ago, multiple people in a Facebook group I’m in all posted pictures of their cabbage steaks. Cabbage Steaks? I was as intrigued at that moment as you are right now!
So I recently pulled that old red cabbage out from under the bed, dusted it off, and made some delicious cabbage steaks with it. And here’s how I did it. Read the rest of this entry »
May 29, 2018
Time for a blast from the past. I haven’t shown a produce haul on this blog since 2013! And there’s not many photos I love taking more than ones displaying a tabletop full of fresh, delicious, healthy things to eat.
Pictures of the fruits and veggies that I bought were once Read the rest of this entry »
September 25, 2017
My first visit to Iceland was actually a long layover… on my way to Sweden! Longtime readers will know I’ve been to Sweden before – this is actually my fourth trip there, and the third since I started this blog. (Hankering for more posts about Sweden? Here’s my archive.)
My friends Katherine and Peter live in that house in the distance, located Read the rest of this entry »
September 6, 2017
I’ve been in a radish kind of mood lately. Radishes are delightful: crunchy and spicy and downright delicious.
And guess what? They’re good for you! Radishes are a good source of fiber, vitamins C and B6, folate, manganese, and potassium. And since a cup of sliced radishes only has 19 calories, go nuts!
Here’s a fun fact I just learned: Read the rest of this entry »
April 20, 2017
Here’s the key to a healthy pasta dish: Don’t focus on the pasta.
Make the star ingredients veggies or protein, and toss in a little pasta along the way, as opposed to the other way around. For this dish, my star ingredients are two vegetables, and you’ll be shocked at how little pasta is actually used. Read the rest of this entry »