CHIA PUDDING

“There is no point in keeping up with the Joneses if they’re going someplace you don’t want to go.”  Michael Hyatt This is a three thumbs up recipe.  It contains good stuff, is easy to make, and tastes like happiness.  It also contains chia seeds.  These are little magic seeds with a whole bunch going…

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MY ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

“We live in the aftermath of our choices.” Today as my husband and I were having an exciting day together, shopping for dish soap and drain cleaner, he told me about one of the warehouses that are part of the company he works for.  The company fills orders and is experimenting with robots to put…

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VEGGIE PANCAKES

“Presence is a far more intricate and rewarding an art that productivity.” I’m always on the lookout for a recipe that makes a food item that could almost be a complete meal.  Yes, I’m lazy.  I also appreciate it if the item will stay beautiful in the fridge and allow me to skip cooking duties…

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LUSCIOUS LENTILS

“Lentils are the Miss Congeniality of the bean world.” Lentils are an excellent source of molybdenum and folate. They’re also a good source of dietary fiber, copper, phosphorus and manganese. Another also, they’re a good source of iron, protein, vitamin B1, pantothenic acid, zinc, potassium and vitamin B6. There you have it!  Who wouldn’t want…

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MOUSE PROOF

“To reduce everything to rational analysis reduces the awe to ashes.”  Barbara Holmes I’d like to thank my son-in-law, first, for marrying my daughter.  No, it wasn’t that I had any doubt about her marriageability.  I simply wanted her to marry someone who knew how to treat others with respect.  They are a blessing to…

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CUPBOARD PURGE

“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.”  Albert Einstein A few years ago I set myself the task of getting rid of half of my possessions.  I had/have too much stuff.  It was on sale.  Isn’t this lovely!  I might want to have it for …  Oh, the places my rationalizations…

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JUST ADD BEANS

“Enjoy your own company instead of expecting someone else to make you happy.”  Mr. Bean For those of you who have not caught on yet I am a seeker of a better way to eat.  Translation – I’ll try any diet that comes across my desk if it make ridiculous enough promises is backed by great…

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TOTALLY AWESOME PASTA SAUCE

“Reality is created by the mind.  We change our reality when we change our mind.” Plato I am so into easy lately.  I finally have an eating plan that allows me to eat close to normal meals, have a cheat day, keep my energy soaring, and still lose weight.  The trick is to find enough…

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DANCE MY DARLING

“Take more chances.  Dance more dances.” We were recently invited to attend our granddaughter’s first dance recital.  There were about 30 presentations on the program.  Our granddaughter, Rose, was in two of them.  Rose is six years old. First, kudos to the dance company.  The 10:00 program started exactly at 10:00.  The many dance troups…

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FAQ.2

“We are as we are until we’re not.” Yes, friends.  It’s time for another session of FAQ.  This will also give you a break from lo-carb recipes, pictures of my cats, and exciting stories from my life.  (Yawn) Q – Do you actually make all of the recipes that you post on your blog? A…

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