Category Archives: Eating Out

What do I have in my lunch bag?

Most people refer to breakfast as being the most important meal, but I think, for me, it is lunch. That is because if my lunch is off, I am off. If I haven’t had a lunch that is satisfying and … Continue reading

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How to cook a Vegan for Meat Eaters (Shhhhhhhh-don’t tell them I told you!)

One of the things I do when entertaining for meat eaters is to make food that is hearty. Adding shitake mushrooms to a lentil stew is the perfect way to give some “toothiness.” Don’t tell them though! No reason to … Continue reading

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What are some easy recipes to make for lunch?

For me, lunch is the most important meal of the day. If I don’t feel full and satisfied, bad things happen later! Breakfast and lunch can be covered by eating light, or having a “not so perfectly satisfying meal,” but … Continue reading

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How to finally achieve your weight loss goals this year!

The holidays are over and now what? Do you feel like a big stuffed turkey still? Well, you could go on an extreme weight loss plan whose results might last you until the following weekend, or you can slowly chip … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Tandoori Marinade

Cauliflower Tandoori Marinade Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic – minced 1 Tbsp. minced ginger 1 Tbsp. favorite Indian spice blend Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp. sea salt ½ cup rice milk (optional) 3 tbs melted coconut oil Directions: Place all … Continue reading

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Holiday Satisfaction

This November marks 34 years of being on this journey of “wellness.” It is when I shifted from weight loss, dieting and restricting, to just finding the way to “feel better.” The MAIN way I did this was finding foods … Continue reading

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I Am So Thankful I Stopped Dieting and You Will Be Too!

I am so thankful I stopped dieting and you will be too! For years and years, I dieted and restricted.  I twisted myself into a pretzel to eat under 1200 calories and be “good.”  The years went by, I got … Continue reading

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