Sweet Basil Citrus Water

Summer isn’t even here yet and it’s been 90 degrees by 10AM. I love the sun but the humidity around here kills me. I’ve joined a Saturday morning walking small group and walked 2.5 miles this past Saturday. After my walk, I realized how dehydrated I was even though I’ve been drinking 96-112oz of waterRead more

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes are some of my favorite things to eat year round.  Last night I was trying to figure out what I was going to make for dinner. I wanted it to be simple. It didn’t need to be done in 15 minutes, I just wanted something that didn’t require me to stand in theRead more

Summer Salad Blend

With all this HOT weather my household has been eating more and more salad. It’s easy to put together, it’s fresh, it’s crisp and everyone gets to choose what they want to add to it. I started buying “mixed” salads and slaws at first but then I realized that I could make my own salad blendRead more

Fresh Tomato Salsa

I have been playing around with this recipe for awhile now and I feel like I’m finally happy with it so, I thought I’d share it. I know there are a couple of you that have been waiting for this recipe and here it is, FINALLY! [If you are using a regular blender, I suggestRead more

Try it Out Thursday: Paleo Kale Banana Smoothie

Try it Out Thursday Try It Out Thursday is dedicated to recipes, products or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes and craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will help me wade through the many pins andRead more

Try It Out Thursday – Veggie Tacos

Welcome to my FIRST “Try It Out Thursday” blog entry!! Try It Out Thursday will be dedicated to recipes or ideas that I find on Pinterest or receive in my e-mail. I tend to “pin” and save a lot of recipes & craft ideas and never try them so I decided that this will helpRead more

Coconut Date Bites

The other day I was at the grocery store… Gucci-B (HEB). We call it Gucci-B because it has all the “fancy” stuff. It’s my favorite grocery store in town. The hubby and I were walking around looking at all the fruit and nut medleys and discussing how much added sugar there are in most ofRead more