BOOK OF GIGGLES

“He who laughs last thinks slowest.” Was perusing the library the other day, in order to get away from my cats, I came across a book that appealed to me.  How lowbrow was is? It’s a book written by Lena Dunham, creator of the HBO series, Girls, which means nothing to me as I spend…

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OLD IS NEW – BLT

“Always be ready.” Trying to serve lo-carb to my husband can be an adventure.  Bottom line –  I’m aiming to serve familiar foods slightly tweaked.  And remember what your mother told you – presentation is everything.  Actually, that is not something that most mothers told their children.  Their advice was more along the lines of…

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SWEET POTATO QUINOA SALAD

CHURCH BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT – “The cost for attending the Fasting and Prayer conference includes meals.” Love this recipe because it’s fast and easy and delicious.  Also, a good way to get some yellow veggies into the diet.  It seems that, too often, sweet potatoes get relegated to winter holiday time. And as sweet potatoes are an…

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COCONUT CARROT SALAD

“The secret ingredient is always coconut oil.” Seems the world is going crazy for coconut oil.  My granddaughter uses it to cleanse off her makeup.  It’s supposed to be a great hair conditioner.  Great for sautéing and salad dressings. However, the following recipe uses flaked coconut.  Where is this going?  Beats me.  I’ve been off…

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ADDICTION UPDATE

“Caffeine is the most mood altering drug in the world.” Well, I’ve recently entertained you with information about my quest to quit coffee.  The first two days I slept.  I napped all day and went to bed early.  At this point my husband was not aware of my quest.  However, he comes home late from…

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TANDOORI TOFU

“Live life with a little spice.” I was searching around for something to do with a block of tofu that I bought.  I have a recipe for baked tofu but wanted something new.  I came across a recipe for Tandoori Tofu.  However … The original recipe had a tablespoon of cayenne pepper in the spice…

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BANANA SNACK

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.”  Walt Disney One of my new favorite documentaries, which also led to a new favorite recipe, is “Un-supersize Me”.  It’s about a young woman who lost 200 pounds in one year.  Yes, she had a coach and medical support and a can-do attitude that lit up a…

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CHANGE?

“Safety is all well and good.  I prefer freedom.”  E. B. White As previous reported, either out loud or in my mind, I’ve been watching a lot of videos that relate to good health.  Yes, everyone has a twist on this subject, tweaked enough to sell their book.  However, they all have one thing in…

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SPROUTS AND THE PROM DRESS

“We named him Brussel because he’s such a cute, little sprout.” Lately I’ve been inundated with nutrition information.  Something that appeared on my radar are sprouts.  Yes, I enjoy them in a salad or a collard rollup.  But, and this is a big butt, sprouts are a bit pricey.  But still, I want them in…

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BEANLESS HUMMUS

“My biggest fear is that there no such thing as PMS and this is my real personality.” OK.  Another recipe that defies the typical definition of a typical food.  Are you following this?  I could call this recipe tahini dip.  I could call this recipe Fred.  But it’s my blog and my recipe and you…

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