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Crock Pot Turkey Meatballs

There isn’t much I love more than food.  Except easy to make, nutritious food. In today’s fast moving world we are ALL crazy busy. Work. School. Kids. Dogs. Cats. Spouses. Combinations of all or some of those contribute to very little down time, and really make it hard sometimes to take the time and thought… Continue reading Crock Pot Turkey Meatballs

21 day fix · Body Beast · coconut · comfort foods · Core De Force · curry · Eat better · Fitness · Fitness & Nutrition · Food, Glorious Food · Healthful Eating · Healthy Snack · Lessons Learned · Quick and Easy Recipes · Seafood · Shrimp

Shrimp & Coconut Curry

For those of you that love shrimp and curry- here’s a fun, quick recipe you can toss together in a hurry! The shrimp is cooked in a fragrant coconut milk, combined with curry powder, fresh ginger, lime and a touch of honey. Add some pizzazz with brown rice and chopped cilantro, then serve with a zesty lime… Continue reading Shrimp & Coconut Curry

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Getting healthy- One day at a time

I am currently trying to lose that last ten pounds.  The ten pounds that seems to be tacked to my midsection and that has been the bane of my existence FOREVER. In order to do that, I have to stick to an actual eating plan.  I can’t do “diets”.  If I go on a “diet”,… Continue reading Getting healthy- One day at a time

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Forgive me fitness, for I have sinned (already)

Forgive me fitness for I have sinned.  It has been a whopping 5 days since I made the vow to become soda-celibate. Wow, that’s right. I Made it an entire 5 WHOLE days without a single drop of diet soda, regular soda or energy drink of ANY kind.  Then I went home to see that my son… Continue reading Forgive me fitness, for I have sinned (already)

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Interesting thoughts on weight loss (gain)

We all know it isn’t rocket science to lose weight, it is just a matter of calories in versus calories out.  The harder we work our bodies and the less garbage we use as fuel, the more efficient and lean those bodies become. Now actually DOING the work and utilizing the correct nutrition is where… Continue reading Interesting thoughts on weight loss (gain)

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Best fall food…Pumpkin versus Sweet Potato

As you can probably tell from my “pen name”, I am a devout foodie.  I love everything there is to love about food: textures, smells, flavors and consistency. When it comes to fall food- I, like so many others, fall victim to the “Pumpkin-flavored” this, pumpkin-flavored that.  I won’t lie- I love a little “pumpkin… Continue reading Best fall food…Pumpkin versus Sweet Potato

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What a Food-iot! (Yes, I am talking about me)

food-iot /fuːd/  + [id-ee-uh t]  = /fuːd-ee-uh t] noun any person of reasonable intelligence that continuously eats a larger proportion of calories than they can possibly burn in one day, with the thought that they will do better tomorrow, or Monday. any person engaged in a constant battle with food where food consistently wins. Based on either taste,… Continue reading What a Food-iot! (Yes, I am talking about me)

Healthful Eating

Bacon. So delicious, yet so bad for you…right?

For those of us constantly engaged in the battle of the bulge trying to find “healthier options” to replace our favorite comfort foods can get tiresome, boring and sometimes downright revolting.  Added to that every time you turn around one “Health Expert” says one thing, and then an equally educated and credible person takes a… Continue reading Bacon. So delicious, yet so bad for you…right?