Before I ramble, thank you for sharing in my excitement over my business landing the nephrology gig. Y'all gave me warm fuzzies all day long - muah! So, it's my week off, recovering from eye surgery...but I still love to have breakfast for the week ready to go! It's been too long since I enjoyed a ... Read More about Lower-Fat (Vegan) Banana Bread & asking for support
Question: Rice or beans? Changing things up...starting with a question. ;) If I have a choice between rice and beans, I always choose rice. I subconsciously believe this to be nutrition-related. Authentic refried beans have plentiful amounts of lard in them, making Mexican rice a healthier ... Read More about Mexican Rice & good news!
Wednesday already?! My "spring break" is going rather quickly, I'm sad to say. Yesterday was rather productive, however. I grocery shopped, meal planned, made a great crock pot dinner, walked 4.75 miles and weighed in -- down another 1.8 lbs!! :-D And then I splurged and had a Cadbury Creme Egg. ... Read More about Crispy Shrimp Tacos
It's extremely possible, almost likely, that the above photo is blurry. Apologies. Your photog and wannabe chef is still a bit blurry. However, I am in a lot less pain after being refitted for a lens last night. Good job, self. Way to know something was really wrong and you didn't listen to horror ... Read More about Whole Wheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies + Weekly Menu
Good morning! I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend, welcoming spring your way. My weekend was spent recovering from my PRK vision correction surgery. My surgery was at 3pm on Friday and it was not enjoyable. Though, that was just the beginning. It's been about 65 hours since my procedure I have ... Read More about Papaya Coconut Muffins
My best friend of 23 years has always had a "mature" palate. Back in grade school, we would trade lunch items. Kristen likes healthy, balanced food and classmates were always happy to trade lunch items. Of course we also traded stickers (fuzzy stickers, anyone? Those were the bomb!), so I'm not ... Read More about Skinny Figgy Bars