Below are just a few examples of words that hold a high vibration of energy. You can find more of your own that hold meaning for you. Find a comfy place to sit and be quiet. With your favorite pet or person in attendance maybe, and/or your favorite drink at hand, you can read them through … Continue reading Words to Live By
Traditional Irish Colcannon
What is in Colcannon? There are as many recipes for this mashed potato dish as there are cooks in Ireland. Each household and region has a favorite way of cooking colcannon. What seems to be commonplace in all of them is generous amounts of butter, potatoes, and cabbage or kale as the vegetable of choice … Continue reading Traditional Irish Colcannon
Heart Healthy Protein & Fiber From a Seed
Lentils – A Healthy, Yummy, Low Cost Protein With our winter temps holding steady in and around the 30s, you may find yourself suddenly craving heavy carbs. Hearty lentils to the rescue! Lentils are the easiest of legumes to prepare, and a slow burning complex carb full of soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber forms … Continue reading Heart Healthy Protein & Fiber From a Seed
Have you ever tried Falafel?
Do you know what they are? Falafel are a Middle Eastern street food of flavorful balls of ground chick peas or fava beans mixed with herbs and spices, fried and topped with tahini and hummus, served with lettuce, cucumber, tomato and pickled onions in a pita pocket. The first time I tried a falafel was … Continue reading Have you ever tried Falafel?
I have been using this tried and true recipe from Yankee Magazine for years! It is simple, very versatile, and uses only a few ingredients you most likely already have on hand. Make it your own with the addition of nuts, cranberries and spices that you can turn into a special loaf for all your … Continue reading Banana Bread
Nuances of November
Our travels took us to Maine this month for our last AnimeCon in Portland, which was very slow, but successful. I had the surprise of my life when two friends showed up to say hello. I hadn't seen them in at least 25 years! And afterwards, dinner with my niece. What a day!We had a … Continue reading Nuances of November
Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year and this year, we had an extended period of the most fantastic foliage display. Enjoy my photos of the past month of our surrounding area, my gardens and some of the events I attended and things I have done along the way.
Apples and Pumpkins and Cranberries, Oh My!
Like other dark colored berries, cranberries are a superfood and antioxidant powerhouse. These ruby-red beauties may are anti-inflammatory and packed with antioxidants and they rank just below blueberries (often called the king of antioxidants) in antioxidant potency. Scientific Health Benefits of Cranberries The vitamin C in cranberries supports immunity and is required to make collagen, … Continue reading Apples and Pumpkins and Cranberries, Oh My!
Apple Pie Bars
Even the "healthiest" granola or protein bar you find on the grocery store shelf can contain ingredients you may not want to consume regularly. KIND Bars, filled with nuts and seeds and coated with a drizzle of chocolate or caramel are, by far, the one bar that has the shortest, most whole food ingredient list … Continue reading Apple Pie Bars
With little snow this past winter and the weather being very hot, dry and humid all month long with very little to no rain, the NWS put out a fire warning for our area this past week, which I don't recall ever seeing before. Wouldn't you know it, though, it started pouring cats and dogs … Continue reading Austere August
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