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Huckleberry Salmon

Just a quick moment to write, Today has been a good day! I have been back “on track” for the past 2 mornings, up, dressed and out the door either on my bike or in tennis shoes….the HARDEST part is … 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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You can’t coat yourself with barbecue sauce and think it will make a difference in how you are perceived.

Mushroom: to become greater in extent, volume or amount. These are all things which I WILL not become if I were to eat grilled portabello mushroom burgers. Why? Because I don’t like them, that’s why. Not to mention I am … Continue reading

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Bread epiphany with body image! recipe included

All day today I have been trying to figure out how to tie bread baking and emotional relationships with food together. I came up empty. Until I saw the pictures. More on that in a bit.   Today I decided … 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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Why do I feel its necessary to point out that this is my husband’s plate?

Tonight was to be simple. Yesterday I carved two chickens and ended up only using a little over one. My next challenge would be how to stretch the remaining chicken into a meal that would feed us all. I chose … Continue reading

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my children are going to grow up thinking everyone eats like this.

Its a very good thing I am going to kick boxing tomorrow. Tonight’s dinner was amazing. Coq Au Vin. I think my children are going to grow up thinking everyone eats like this. Woe to the girl my son chooses … Continue reading

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Jacques did it, so can I!

So, today was really busy and stressful and exiting. We went and looked at and purchased a horse trailer!! No more borrowing! The girls and are so excited. The drive down, in my rear wheel drive 1 ton dually sled … Continue reading

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