Swiss Chard

You’ve heard the recommendation to get something leafy green in your diet every day. I try to have a big green salad everyday to ensure I get that “green” food into my system. Green is good. Dark leafy greens are among the most nutrient dense foods you can eat. Lately I have been in a […]

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Oh My Goodness….I cannot believe what we witnessed.

We were out golfing yesterday morning when my phone starting buzzing with texts from my sister. She was sitting with my Mom watching a news channel covering the breach of the most iconic property in this world, The White House. My website has primarily been about “health and wellness” so going off the path to […]

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A new year…renewed hope!

I think the resolution for all of us this New Year 2021 is to be OPTIMISTIC! This past year has been one of many global changes, many inconveniences, many disappointments, many challenges, many businesses lost, many people lost, many months without seeing friends and family, no travel, stress on the health care system and the […]

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A Christmas Story!

My Mom shared this lovely and heartwarming story with me. I read it and it felt like a good story to share on my website so here it is for you to enjoy. “ I remember my first Christmas adventure with Grandma.  I was just a kid.  I remember tearing across town on my bike […]

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A Yummy Gingerbread Christmas Treat!

Who doesn’t like gingerbread at Christmas….right? Here is a delicious recipe for gingerbread loaf, rather than the traditional gingerbread cookies. While this loaf is baking in your oven, your home will smell amazing with the scent of ginger, cloves and cinnamon. This is an excellent loaf to enjoy with your coffee while you enjoy Christmas […]

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Good Time for Gratitude

I said to Paul the other day, that I don’t like to hear people complain about the tedium or mundane parts of living through the Covid 19 pandemic. When you turn on the news, you are inundated with negatives. Yes, I agree that there are many, many elements of our lives that are being deeply […]

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Pomegranates!

It’s the season for pomegranates. I have always loved this beautiful fruit. I remember my Mom buying me pomegranates when I was young. I still look forward to this time of year when fresh pomegranates are available in the grocery stores. The job of breaking the fruit open and seeding it is not my favorite […]

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A Lesson for Life

I received the following “life lesson” from my Mom, who received it from a friend in an email. I decided it was worthy of sharing on my website. I feel myself changing in many of these ways, as I turned the milestone birthday of “60” this past September. I believe with age comes wisdom, comes […]

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Sugar and Heart Disease

This post is as much a “REFRESHER” for me as it is an informative bit of information for my readers. During Covid-19 I have been leaning into more sugary treats. I’m not alone when I confess this. Sugar is a “comfort” food that is easy to love and get hooked on. It’s basically a drug. […]

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It’s Comfort Cooking Season

We are usually in the California desert at this time of year enjoying summer like weather conditions and summer style cooking. Covid-19 and American politics are keeping us in Canada for our first winter in a very long time. It’s not a bad thing. (Covid is a bad thing…but having to stay in Canada because […]

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