Sweet Treats – Granola & Pie

These sweet treats aren’t packed with sugar, but I find the granola and pies have just enough to satisfy what’s left of my sweet tooth.

3 Hearty, Healthy Meals

One thing the 3 cardiologists I like have in common is they all have soups and stews they recommend for health. Here are my 3 favorite hearty, healthy meals that I’ve come up with as I adapt to their advice. Beef Vegetable Stew 1 lb of stew meat 4 cups beef broth – low sodium 1/2 head…

My Favorite Smoothies

I am a creature of habit.  I like to try new smoothies, but I also love having tried and true smoothie recipes that I know by heart. Here are three of my favorite go-to smoothie recipes.

Chili Without Tomatoes?

I’m going to mash all my sources together and find what works for me and my family even if it means being open to chili without tomatoes.

Building a Strong Core

Building a strong core is fundamental in any fitness program. I like yoga, pilates, and barre for strengthening my core.  I think that people underestimate the strength and balance building value of yoga.  I used to think that way too until I tried yoga and saw the results. I like these DVDs because I can…

Back to the Drawing Board

It’s time to go back to the drawing board. Part of the reason I made my goal for the year to eat more whole foods was because I didn’t want to make my new year’s resolution something trite like “lose weight.”

Creating a Clean Heart

think of Lent like stepping into a river or stream. Rivers and streams are always changing and so are our lives. Every time we are stepping into Lent we are stepping in as a new person at a different time in our life than the previous year. We are open to facing new challenges and gaining new growth.

Brought to you by a Thunderstorm

It was on Facebook that I read a post about a DIY (Do It Yourself) weed killer. That stopped me right there in my tracks because for several weeks I have been wanting to write a blog post about natural remedies. There is no time like the present.