Amuse Bouche

I am not a foodie. I thought about it for a time when I dated a guy that knew how to create an amazing meal from the most random ingredients, but it didn't really stick. Let's face it, when I'm hungry, I eat. That doesn't leave much room for artful concoctions or presentations as I … Continue reading Amuse Bouche

Have Your Cake and Spinach Too: Dessert Flavored Green Smoothies for Health & Weight Loss

Only $.99 on Kindle! Green smoothies are gaining in popularity as people realize that they are a great way to increase your consumption of leafy greens in a easy and great-tasting smoothie. You may be amazed to discover that spinach can be make to taste like a mint chocolate chip shake or that kale can … Continue reading Have Your Cake and Spinach Too: Dessert Flavored Green Smoothies for Health & Weight Loss

Nourishment

In my former life, I viewed eating as a purely functional act.  I was not concerned with the quality of food that entered my mouth, as long as it contained the proper macronutrients at the proper time. For almost ten years, my lunch consisted of a premixed protein shake because it was high in protein, … Continue reading Nourishment

Attitude

I'm often complemented on my positive attitude about everything that happened to me. It hasn't always been that way. I was angry. Furious that the person I trusted most in this world betrayed me in the most horrific ways, causing me to lose everything I held sacred. I cursed him. I dreamed violent dreams. I … Continue reading Attitude

On the Menu: Pot of Veggies at the End of the Rainbow

It's been quite some time since I've done one of these posts. This whole fall has been a whirlwind of activity between The Jeff Probst Show and other spin-offs from the book, activities with friends, and marathon training. This weekend has been a chance to catch my breath before the next round of craziness begins … Continue reading On the Menu: Pot of Veggies at the End of the Rainbow