The word service as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary has many meanings including contribution to the welfare of others and a meeting for worship. We can provide a service, we can receive a service and we can attend a service. All great, but I love the fact it is better to give than to receive. … Continue reading BLESS OTHERS AND STAY HEALTHY
Moms have many challenges…one challenge that I’ve had is getting my children to eat vegetables. Many parents go through this phase. I believe it’s a phase, when they are young they eat everything they are given, even the vegetables, but as they grow…something happens. Is it that they hear others say no to healthy … Continue reading VEGGIES IN A JAR
Huge smile I was asked to send to the organizer of an event I was working on a photo of me… my headshot. Well, I took out my nice camera and after several poses, I picked a picture that I liked and sent it to him. While on a conference call, he asked … Continue reading SMILING… AGAIN?
I love sweet potato…what a delicious way to add sweetness to a meal. With a little motivation from Kimberly Snyder’s Sweet Potato Beauty Detox Salad, I started to work in my lab and created this yummy sweet potato marinade. I call it a sweet potato escabeche, because we have a similar dish in Puerto Rico.The green banana … Continue reading SWEET POTATO “ESCABECHE”
Have you ever stopped to think of all the wonderful ways you use water and the great benefits it has for your body, mind, and health in general? In any typical day, you drink water, take a shower or bath, wash your hands (many, many times throughout your day… it’s an effective disease prevention method), … Continue reading THE HEALTH ELIXIR
Inspired by the Raw Dijon-Hempseed Lettuce Wraps by Kimberly Snyder, I created another delicious lunch or snack on crispy romaine leaves to enjoy at home or work. It’s very easy, cool and yummy. It’s also wonderful to take with you on your next trip to the beach. Ingredients: Whole Romaine lettuce leaves Hummus (homemade is … Continue reading NO BRAINER HUMMUS LETTUCE WRAP
Did your alarm just go off? your first thoughts might have been…”oh no it’s Monday again!!” Do I have to go to work? Work is a big part of our life. We usually work, work, work… but we also need time to relax. As a strolled through the majestic Leu Gardens rocking my Nikon camera with my photography skills I … Continue reading CHOOSE WORK…CHOOSE PLAY
Quinoa Salad and Lentil Patties Inspiration come from so many places and great people… it’s contagious. I’ve been wanting to prepare some lentil patties for a while. Inspired by Lea Michele, an actress from the TV show Glee, and author of the book Brunette Ambition where she has a wonderful Lentil Burger, I started my cooking … Continue reading Experimenting and Liking it!
Start your day right I love to start my day with the Glowing Green Smoothie http://kimberlysnyder.net/blog/ggs/ .While I was enjoying my delicious smoothie for the first time my husband asked me, “are you drinking sofrito? “. I laughed… still do when I remember. Love the comparison, but sofrito is not the same as green smoothie, … Continue reading IS THERE A GREEN SMOOTHIE FOR COOKING?