Category Archives: Healthful Food Choices

What’s Wrong With Red Meat?

Do you eat meat? Do you eat burgers, steaks, bacon? In the past, I have been a bit shy talking the consumption of meat. I didn’t want to rattle any cages, or ruffle feathers. But honestly, my friends, so many … Continue reading

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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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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! If anyone needed an extra quick recipe in their arsenal for this week here are two! Baked Carrot Oven French Fries 6 Carrots 2 tbsp coconut oil 1 tsp sea salt Cut each carrot into 2-inch long … 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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Frozen Blueberry Treat

It’s the start of the holiday season, right?  Most mark this from the beginning of Halloween until the day after new years!  A lot of people I know just eat right through the holiday season, and I was one of … Continue reading

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