Tag Archives: cook books

2nd Half of the beginning

So, I made a private challenge unknown to all but my husband. I decided I would start training for walking a half marathon. I adopted a lower carb diet (notice, LOWER carb diet, NOT CARB free) and got down to … Continue reading

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The beginning….

What makes my story, my cook book any different from the 1,000’s of others that are spilling out of the over crowded shelves at the increasingly rare bookstores? I am just a girl, with a story to share, who has … Continue reading

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My education continues in cooking, in priorities

Priorities. How do we set their values? I feel like I am treading water in a raging creek nearly over flowing with the spring run off. My priorities seem out of whack right now. Balance is elusive. I am not … Continue reading

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day 6 symbolic wall building, breakfast recipe, catching up

It is so quiet. The only sound I hear is the hum of the computer motor, my typing on the key board and the dryer is running. I can smell the multi-grain sour dough bread dough that’s on the counter, … 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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So, did I eat some? Yep. Did I eat a lot? Yep. Am I going to regret it?

I don’t even know where to begin. Tonight’s dinner was absolutely out of this world. It all came about like this: Today was shopping day; for my lesson plan cooking, which means a fairly extensive shopping day. My daughters and … Continue reading

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Muffin Tops!

Today is the menu/grocery list planing day. This is how it looks: you will notice the calendar is at hand, so that I can correspond the menu/ lesson plan with scout mtgs, 4-h mtgs, piano lessons etc. The large book … Continue reading

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Does food equal comfort? and swiss steak recipe!

Tonight’s menu, Swiss Steak, is a really good comfort food, and easy to prep and plop in the crock pot for when we’re at Dance Class tonight. I’ll be trying the Culinary text book recipe, and it cooks for 1.5-2hrs … Continue reading

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Creating beautiful food while creating a beautiful inner being

So, update on the French cabbage soup: not impressed. We all ate it, and then searched the cupboards for some REAL sustenance. When Julia says its a peasant soup and a main dish soup at that, I would say we … Continue reading

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finding a balance of food professionally and emotionally

I am sitting here pondering last night’s post. I had a record number of hits on it today;60 of you read it. I can only imagine it was because it got personal and it struck a chord. Food, weight, body … Continue reading

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