One Pan Chicken Meal

This is a great no-fuss dish! Immediately serve this chicken hot and juicy with most any side dish. As well, you make this dish ahead and quickly reheat and enjoyed at a later time. You can also eat chicken cold atop a bountiful salad. It will last in the refrigerator for a few days as a snack food. Baking the chicken on higher heat for the ... Continue Reading

Coconut Sweet Potato Rounds

Sweet, sweet potatoes It's no surprise that sweet potatoes are at the top of nearly everyone's healthiest foods list. One baked, medium-sized sweet potato contains 438% of your daily value of vitamin A (a white potato contains 1%), 37% of your vitamin C, and some calcium, potassium, and iron too. All this at just 105 calories! What's more, ... Continue Reading

Me Time

Your thoughts and beliefs are the single most important indicator of your state of health. -Dr. Christiane Northrup, Goddesses Never Age Remain Open and Teachable Thank goodness, that I know I do not have all the answers and that I am still teachable. I have learned a valuable lesson from our younger generation. Unbelievably, for those of us ... Continue Reading

Red Lentil Soup

Lentil soup is such a comforting, simple, and easy recipe.  It's hearty, filling and healthy.  You can make a vegetarian or vegan version by using vegetable broth or only water for the liquid. It is both great on a chilly day by adding a drizzle of peppery olive oil, or pepper sauce.  As well, by adding a dollop of sour cream or plain greek ... Continue Reading

Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad

This salad is delicious served with the Carne Asada recipe you will find here.  It is also very good atop a cool green leafy salad for a light and filling lunch.  You can use canned black beans but I make my own Slow Cooker Black Beans.  You will find the recipe here on my blog.  Also, you can pressure cook your black beans.  Use the Presoak ... Continue Reading

Carne Asada with Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad

Carne asada is a Latin American dish of grilled and sliced beef, usually skirt, flank or flap steak.  It is usually cooked with a certain amount of searing to impart a charred flavor. Carne asada can be served as a main dish or as an ingredient in other dishes. The term carne asada literally translates to "grilled meat". Carne Asada is all ... Continue Reading

Easy Vegetable Beef Soup

Even with Spring in full swing here in Florida, we had a slight cool front come through. This wonderful easy soup hit the spot! Good anytime of the year!  Easy Vegetable Beef Soup is a quick meal loaded with vegetables, lean ground beef, diced tomatoes and potatoes. This soup is great to make-ahead, freeze and reheat. I love a good soup ... Continue Reading

Your Body is a Temple

We are literally eating ourselves to death! Breaking the chains of addiction has little to do with willpower and much to do with divine intervention. Willpower wanes. Divine intervention is infinite. It is by the power of something much greater than we are that we smoke our last cigarette, have our last alcoholic drink, pop our last pill, and ... Continue Reading


Homemade hummus is very easy to make and it tastes much better than anything you can buy at the store.  If you don't have any tahini, a paste made from sesame seeds, you can try making it yourself, or leave it out.  A chickpea puree without it is still quite delicious.  Just add more olive oil.  Another option is to use a natural unsweetened ... Continue Reading