Month: June 2013

A healthier version of Meatloaf

  The irony of the fact that I’m writing a food blog is that I’m not really a ‘foodie’. I like kalamata olives, Cerignola olives, goat cheese, Pecorino Toscano Stagionato (particularly […]

My last chicken hurrah!

When I was 16 years old I became vegetarian not for health reasons but for the cause of the animals. A couple years ago I began rethinking this when organic, […]

Black Bean Vegetarian Chili

The weather is a bit dismal now but Friday and Saturday were nice, right? Did anyone make it out to The Craft Winefest at Esther Short Park? Dubbed its inaugural […]

Smoked Salmon Navy Bean Soup

The weather has cooled slightly. While I’m looking forward to the sun coming back, I try to consider the positives of what is a typical June in the Northwest. I […]

Kitchen sink tuna wraps

I just finished one of my favorite lunches and thought I’d share. There’s nothing low cal about it (a 14” Don PanchoÒ Whole Wheat Wrap has 310 calories on its […]

Oatmeal pancakes are a filling twist on an old standby

Most mornings you’ll find me eating my oatmeal concoction for breakfast. I also enjoy scrambled eggs with mixed vegies at least once a week. I love French toast, pancakes and […]

Mangia bene in Seattle

Not sure if anyone noticed but I’ve been absent for a week helping my sister and niece move from one Seattle neighborhood to another. Alas, all internet was down so, […]

Grandma’s Barbeque Sauce

My grandma Thelma was your stereotypical grandma physically speaking. She always seemed to have an apron around her waist. She always wore polyester. She always smelled like food. She was […]

Better choices with food

On Wednesday I said I’d publish a post about good quality foods to eat throughout the day. It’s now Friday. So sorry about that. I am a big fan of Dr […]

Pump up your metabolism

Yesterday I offered some fitness ideas. Today we’ll focus on ways to pump up your metabolism. I used to work with a gal who was a fitness competitor and she […]

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