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real food

I walked the dog, made dinner, sat outside and ate without watching television, and organized the freezer tonight. And, yes, I want a standing ovation. Summer has always been a difficult time for me to keep a routine. The heat makes me dread the oven. Heat. Sweat. Ick. And, once I get home from work, […]

Veggie-Tofu Skillet Ingredients

Mostly MREs: Meals Ready to Eat

MRE recipes following post include: Crockpot Apple-Oatmeal (link to recipe), Breakfast Egg-Cakes, Nutty Quinoa Pancakes (link to recipe), Veggie-Tofu Skillet, and Garlicky-Parmesan Quinoa Patties. After yet another week of eating take-out, processed cakes, and far too many miniature candy bars, I realized that I miss real food. I often find myself in a catch-22: I […]

Bunch of red tomatoes

Vitamin C + a hearty fall soup

Recipe for Balsamic-Tomato Soup follows at end of post. I have a cold. it is the 3rd cold that I’ve come down with this year. I am not pleased with this cold– the runny, itchy nose and scratchy throat- and yet I am pleased with my response to it. I am “taking it easier”. Formerly, […]

Slice of Sweet Potato bar on plate drizzled with maple syrup

First fall recipe: Sweet Potato-Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

Sweet Potato Oatmeal Bar recipe follow at end of post. We are not officially in the season of fall- that will happen tomorrow. But, it has felt like fall for the past week. With the cooling down of the weather (especially in the mornings and evenings) has come a need for soft cotton pajamas and […]

Life lessons through a Passover Seder…

This week has been one of beginning posts and not finishing them due to the balancing of self,┬ácommunity and “responsibilities”. I have a list of all the “to dos” I could be attempting this morning; however, blogging floated to the most important section of the list. In reality, having the opportunity to share, self express, […]