Life can get really hectic with managing a household, activities, homework and making sure that the kids and hubby are fed and fed well. I hope this site will be a helpful collection of information, recipes and ideas that will make it easier to plan and maintain a healthy lifestyle without sacrificing taste and satisfying the occasional sweet tooth.
I love beans! Black beans, red beans, cannellini beans, refried beans, baked beans, bean soup, beans and rice, I’ll stop before I sound like Bubba from Forest Gump. I’ve always operated under the assumption that beans are good for you. Aren’t they good for your heart? Of course there’s a potentially embarrassing side effect from … Continue reading Why I had to break up with beans, and it stinks
I spent 14 years working as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. During that time, the crock pot was my best friend. I’d throw something in before heading to work and when I returned dinner would magically be ready. After moving to the US Virgin Islands (that’s a whole different post if not blog), I … Continue reading How the Electric Pressure Cooker Changed My Life
There are a whole lot (pun intended) of nutrition trends out there. As someone getting started on the healthy eating journey, I’ll admit that it’s a little overwhelming. Oh who am I kidding? I feel like I’m up a creek without a paddle. I don’t know anything about nutrition except that some foods are better … Continue reading What should I eat?
OK, the blog is up and running, the meals are planned and the grocery shopping is done. I find that meal planning is the number one key to healthy eating success. Too often I’m short on time and throwing together meals at the last minute. That usually means tossing a meat produce in the electric … Continue reading Starting the Journey