When you come to appreciate the wisdom of planning ahead because a) you get sick and b) you hadn't planned adequately enough... I enjoy meal planning and prepping on Sundays. But last Sunday would be followed by a day-off Monday, so less need. Plus, I felt slightly under the weather, so napping took priority. Hence … Continue reading Meatless Monday: Plant-Based Challenge Wk3
Some years ago I heard about UC Davis Integrative Medicine, and I am so grateful! Integrative Medicine takes a whole person approach to health. UC Davis Integrative Medicine's mission is "to help prevent chronic disease by educating people about how to make positive changes in their lifestyle habits." Through their weekly blog posts, recipes, webinars, … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Plant-Based YUM!
Apparently today is National Strawberry Day, and who among us doesn't love strawberries? I started my day with a green smoothie--spinach, pineapple, strawberries, and ginger, blended with water--and plan to end it with a fresh spinach and strawberry salad with balsamic vinaigrette served alongside leek and potato soup. I discovered this recipe in something of … Continue reading Meatless Monday – Berry Baked Oatmeal
The smallest bump and it shattered to heaps of blue safety-glass shards. Because of our bathroom’s tight space, we wedged the scale between the shower and toilet. No room to stand on it there, we pulled it out each time we required its services. For years, it tattle-taled the ups and downs of our binges … Continue reading Dead Weight
I’ve had two conversations just this week with women who want to eat healthier, one a stay-at-home mom and the other a college student. While they couldn’t be more different, both have recognized that their eating habits have not been optimal and they admit they don’t know where to start in changing their habits. Guy … Continue reading Leaning In to a Plant-Based Lifestyle