Ooooh! A non-pumpkin post in the month of October! I must be loosing my touch…Over the summer a wonderful little neighborhood pub moved into our neck of the woods. The Parkside Pub is where we spent a good amount of our July and August days watching World Cup matches, Timbers games, and making nice with the owners (whom I already knew o [...]
Life can be overwhelming at times, and this last week I have found myself staring at this image often..
For me (and maybe you, too) it accurately represents certain relationships we all have within our lives, and I find that being able to visualize this helps me to keep focused, keep positive, and not allow those negative elements within my l [...]
Holy moly! It’s the last day of Mofo!! And while I kind of fell of the tracks these last two weeks, I can at least feel good about finishing strong.
The first two weeks of Mofo were great! But I also had a pretty light work schedule, but by mid-month my non-Mofo life started getting really busy, and well, something had to give…
Is it too early to start with the pumpkin flavored everything?? If you ask me I say an emphatic “NO!”, because in my opinion it’s never too early, and frankly I think more people should eat winter squash year round!
Besides all of the lovely carotenoids and antioxidant complexes, gobs of both fiber and minerals, and a hearty [...]
Get out your grocery lists! This is important if you’re one of the millions who are concerned about their mental and physical well being as our bodies transition and age.
Aging and deterioration (sorry, I don’t mean to be harsh) is after all, inevitable. However, we do have a good amount of control over how quickly, and how severe [...]
I think every vegan has their ‘go-to’ cheese sauce. After searching for mine for over 8 years, I still can’t find one that is easier, tastier, or more packed with healthy fats and nutrients. It’s a total win-win…win!
I swore off fake vegan cheeses years ago. After all, I went vegan so I wouldn’t be eating s [...]
I am so excited that it’s almost fall! I love walking the pooches in the morning with a little crispness in the air (and there’s usually less people out, too), smelling the first of the wood fires, apple and pumpkin flavored everything, and soup season!!
But before we go on, I have to share with you the precious little guys Mr. Pa [...]
When stressed, bored, or anxious some people turn to food. I am/was one of these people (and I’m still re-learning how to have a healthy relationship with food and nutrition).
It’s important to know that what may be soothing for you at the time can make you feel worse – and weigh more – in the end. If you tend to turn [...]
Mofo continues on…
Finally! A truly great tempeh bacon!! Well I love it anyway. While nothing is gonna be exactly like pork bacon, and tempeh doesn’t exactly ‘crisp up’ like the real deal, this at least comes darn close in the flavor department.
This is the key to a really great Tempeh Bacon Sandwich. If your bacon suc [...]
It’s finally apple season!! I love me some apples, but over the summer months they become so ridiculously expensive since they’re out of season. Thankfully I have the summer berry season to keep me distracted…
The EHH asked me to make him some muffins that were a). light, b). that he is able to eat on the go at work, and c). [...]