Spring Simplicity

Spring is here.  Breath in the fresh air, enjoy the renewal of all things. A wonderful combination of spring vegetables, good EVOO make a simple spring pasta dish…quick, very few ingredients.  Incredibly tasty and healthy. PASTA VERDE: 1 pkg of fusilli or penne pasta of your choice (I always use gluten free, organic brown rice […]

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Remember these things…..

Oh my goodness, what is happening to society.  There is so much hate and competition and jealousy and animosity and political division in our world today.  It’s so unsettling.  It’s scary, really. You’ve surely heard the quote “Be the change you want to see in the world.” There are things we need to remember to […]

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Medical Marijuana

I can’t believe I’m posting about Marijuana in a “health” blog.  But….it’s a proven health benefit to use medical marijuana for many ailments, Multiple Sclerosis being one of them. I finally went to my doctor to get my card for purchasing medical marijuana in September, 2017.  It was an easy procedure….a bit of paper work […]

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MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING

I recently read a book called “MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING” written by Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl. Viktor Frankl was a psychiatrist, born in Vienna in 1905, died in 1997.  He published more than 30 books about psychology and spoke internationally about his life and work. This book is small and relatively easy to read, based […]

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Back to Low Fat Swank Diet….

Back to Low Fat Swank Diet….

As you’ve read in my previous posts, I switched from a low fat, primarily vegan diet to a high good fat and grass fed meat diet since last summer.  Well….here I am back to tell you it did not agree with my Multiple Sclerosis. The Swank Diet for Multiple Sclerosis is a very low saturated […]

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More Beautiful Than Before

I have some wonderful, caring, beautiful friends in my life.  I’m grateful for their love and support. Recently I was fortunate to spend some quality and fun time with a girlfriend who came to our winter oasis in California for a week. During her time with us, she presented me with a little book that […]

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Chicken Broccoli Casserole

As promised, I said last week that I would share the recipe I found on that inspirational site.  Well here it is. I tend to prepare our dinners in the morning when my energy is best.  With MS, by the late afternoon, I’ve run out of steam and the thought of putting together a nice […]

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A little boost of spirituality

A little boost of spirituality

Believe it or not, I was looking online for a yummy recipe and I came across a website of delicious ketogenic recipes.  Before I got to the list of recipes though…the host of the site had this lovely poem at the top of her page.  I was having an emotional morning, feeling a little blue […]

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ADVERSITY…how I deal with it!

In the school of “hard knocks” I am am becoming an honor student…so to speak. My Multiple Sclerosis is progressing faster now than it ever has.  But…I will not let it bring me down.  I must continue being grateful and live in a happy place despite adversity. Believe it or not….and you may have heard […]

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White Chicken Chile

As you have learned from previous posts is that I am now eating the high healthy fat, low carb way kind of like the ketogenic diet. All of my recipes will now contain organic, grass fed proteins….for the purpose of this recipe it is organic chicken breast. This version of Chile is a great comfort […]

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