Cauliflower Steaks & Other Roasted Veggies

Today is the first time I have felt like myself in 4 days. I’ve hardly left my bedroom and hardly eaten anything. I’m pretty sure that no matter what my doctor said, I’ve had strep. When you lie around all day and night crying because you can’t swallow anything, not even your own spit, thereRead more

Black Bean Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes. I really do. Everytime I saw someone eat one, I just thought—bleh, who wants a potato that tastes sweet? Not I! Well, in finding out that they are better for me than regular potatoes, and also finding that there are health benefits  to them, I decided to give them a try.Read more

Vanilla Orange Blossom Granola

Making healthier choices is proving to be good for me! I’ve even ventured back into the kitchen this past week. I have found that if I prepare all my protein for the week then it’s so much easier to make a healthy choice later on. This week, I decided that I wanted to make myRead 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

Losing to Live

In December, I stepped on the scale at my doctor’s office and made the decision was pleasantly surprised  came out of denial. I weighed more than I have ever weighed in my entire life. That day, I made the decision to start making healthier eating choices. You see, this girl, she has tried just aboutRead more

Baked Bacon and a Blueberry Blitz

For the past 18 days I have been making healthier food choices. I am not on a DIET. I’m seriously trying to make a lifestyle change here. I want to be healthier, not skinnier (although that would be nice) and I want to feel better. I’m tired of taking meds for things that could beRead more

Poor Man’s Crab Cakes

I was watching a re-run of PSYCH the other night where Sean made Crab cakes with Coriander and Dill, and I got to thinking…Mmm…this sounds good, but I can’t afford lump crab meat today so what can I do??? I made TUNA CAKES with Dill and Cilantro! Here’s the recipe: Tuna Cakes with Dill andRead more