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 beginsContinue reading “On the Menu: Pot of Veggies at the End of the Rainbow”

Right This Moment

Since last April, my daily breakfast has consisted of a green smoothie: 1/2 a banana, frozen mixed berries, protein powder, cinnamon, vanilla, kale, spinach, almond butter, and almond milk. Prior to last spring, I consumed my pumpkin oatmeal every day for almost 5 years: oatmeal, pumpkin, blueberries, flax seed, protein powder, almond milk, and walnuts.Continue reading “Right This Moment”

Sometimes It’s About What You Can Reach

I was engaged in my usual Sunday cook-a-thon last week when I faced a small dilema.   I wanted the smoked paprika (fancy, I know) for the recipe, but it was out of reach.  I keep this particular item on the top shelf of the spice cabinet due to its infrequent use.  Normally, I simply climbContinue reading “Sometimes It’s About What You Can Reach”

On the Menu: Big Salad, Big Sun, and Chuck Palahniuk

It’s spring break!  No Tupperware for me today!  My initial (active) plans for today were scuttled by the protestations of my tummy, so I gave in to a day of reading and sunning on the deck. Lunch today was a BIG salad. First, I prepped by baking some tofu.  I made this batch spicy, addingContinue reading “On the Menu: Big Salad, Big Sun, and Chuck Palahniuk”