What I Ate Wednesday #11 & Detoxing

coconut smoothie

              If you're new around here, Wednesday is the day I share my visual food journal. Good or bad, I honestly share what I've eaten one day last week. No shame here, some days are better than others, some more balanced, more healthy, some not so great too. You can check them out here. I share it so you can see I'm not perfect, I … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato & Turkey Sausage Chili


  With a few fresh ingredients that most of us already have in our refrigerator and a few spices and pantry closet items which you probably already have as well, this delicious chili can be yours tonight for dinner! If you happen to be home-bound today from the results of Hurricane Sandy stopping by last night then this is the perfect comforting meal to make for yourself and family. When I … [Read more...]

Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Dressing: [Gluten Free]


  If you are looking for a perfect meatless dish filled with tons of healthy veggies, this is your recipe! A wonderfully easy recipe requiring only the chopping of the veggies and the boiling of the quinoa. No draining needed, toss together then add this fantastic dressing below.     Made once and eaten twice or more. If you don't have to share it with anyone, YOU … [Read more...]

Healthy Family Friendly Weight Conscious Menu Plan 10-28-12


                    Happy Sunday to You!! Here in RI we are preparing for Hurricane Sandy to come visit us tomorrow afternoon and into Tuesday. Things change so quickly with the weather around here, we really won't know how we will be effected until it hits. Hopefully just some mild rain if possible! But today we … [Read more...]

DIY BakedTaco Shell


    Want to make tacos for dinner or lunch but you have no store bought taco shells? NO PROBLEM!! You can make your own!! All you need is some tortilla wraps and an oven! This is a great way to get your family to eat healthier tacos by purchasing healthier tortilla wraps of your choice, trying to find some with whole grains and as few ingredients as possible is the best … [Read more...]