Monthly Archives: March 2011

Victoria has no Secret on this angel!

Where to start, where to start?? How about the beginning of today. I got up, had an awesome “fuel conscious” meal of1 egg and 3 egg whites and broccoli with rice cheese (lactose issues here) and oatmeal with raisins and … Continue reading

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“Positive expectations are never a substitute for doing the difficult work.”

I have been thinking about this post all day. In the morning I got my very first sour dough bread going. I made the starter last night, so its still young and not sour, but it worked! During the first … Continue reading

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Its Sunday! Weight Watchers anyone?

Good afternoon! Its Sunday!! Tomorrow is a brand new beginning. What are you going to do this week, to make yourself stronger? I am thinking about doing the Weight Watchers plan. I know, I know, all this talk about eating … Continue reading

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A day in the cafe kitchen with recipes!

A Day in the Cafe. The season is off to an early start for me, and quite frankly I am not in the correct mind-frame for it. I figured I’d better get some prep done now, as each year the … Continue reading

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Walk MS Raising Money : National MS Society

Walk MS Raising Money : National MS Society.

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Life is like a loaf of bread.

  Here is the beginning of the rye bread sponge. OR, here is a picture of you, thinking something needs to change, your diet, your exercise, learning to say “no” etc. This is the sponge after resting for an hour. … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Falafel

Community. Falafel. Womens’ Hearts. Inner Strength. Love. Respect. Neighborly. Bean Balls. Homemade pita pockets. Endurance. Positive self-image. Confidence. Belonging. You matter. YOU. These are all seemingly unrelated words. Nouns, adverbs and adjectives. All of them rattle around in my head … Continue reading

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Commit to color!

Spring is nearly here! The count down is ON! My son and I went on our second training run this morning. We chose a route that took us uphill, but that meant it was downhill all the way home. There … Continue reading

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Top 10 and Committed!

Salad Nicoise. My new favorite. definitely top 10. I made mine with grilled venison, instead of grilled tuna–due to the bottom line of the last grocery receipt. It was fantastic! Just look at all those flavors! The eggs had a … Continue reading

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chance to be in O magazine! Will that define me?

chance to be in O magazine! Will that define me?.

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