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05Aug 2016

I love potato salad – the wonderful flavor of potato with lots of mayo and salty goodness.  But, for awhile – I couldn’t eat it – I was either afraid of the carbs – or, the fat! UNFAIR! Here is a vegetable based adaptation using cauliflower instead of potatoes – and, cutting the amount of […]

04Aug 2016

One of my favorite take-out deli’s is eatZi’s.  They used to make these wonderful eggplant raviolis (they called them Eggplant Bruschetta) and they were great.  Unfortunately, they stopped making them and I was bummed. However, just a little ingenuity can do a girl good!  So, here is my version – and, dare I say it – […]

01Aug 2016

I love this salad. The tartness of the apple plays well with the spiciness of the shrimp and the coolness of the salad dressing. A great light summer meal! Shrimp and Apple Salad Serves 2 12 ounces shrimp (preferably Gulf shrimp)* 2 ½ tsp. curry powder 1 Tbsp. tapioca starch 2 1/2  Tbsp. olive oil […]

31Jul 2016

Yes – it doesn’t seem the right time for soup – but, this chilled soup is refreshing and does the trick. I know that some people may say that it is not Paleo – and, they would be correct. This is more Primal in nature.  But, for those of us who can tolerate dairy – […]

15Jun 2016

OK – we’ve had children, perhaps raised children (and got them through college without killing them), have stressful jobs and lives – and, have been given little pills by our physician to help with our blood pressure. Has this always been the course of action? What did our long-lived ancestors take before the advent of […]

10Jun 2016

Mental / emotional toughness vs. spirituality are different, yet related. So let’s tease those out. What does mental toughness mean? My favorite definition is “a collection of attributes that allow a person to persevere through difficult circumstances and emerge without losing confidence”. In other words – grit! What about spirituality? To me, spirituality is searching for […]