So the weather is getting cooler and that means…. I can make some soup! Living in Arizona you have to take advantage of any opportunity to make soup especially between November and February. Let’s face it, no one wants to eat soup when it is 100+ degrees outside, well I know I don’t. Now there are three pretty awesome things about making your own soup: You are in complete control of the ingredients you add, including how much salty, how much broth you have, and whether or not you have……
No Guilt or Restriction here!!
Let’s face it, summer is here and wherever you live it is hot, especially in AZ where I live. Truth be told, when it gets hot I just don’t want to cook and sometimes I don’t want to even grill. So what options are left if you are the only one who cooks or grills in your house????? Well for me that leaves, take out and dine in joints…..
In Arizona summer time starts in late April and doesn’t fully end until November. So usually when this starts to happen, I am looking for something quick and refreshing to have for a snack or meal. Now bars can be great but overall I am not a bar girl, I am a shake it up woman!! There are so many ways that you can doctor up a shake to change the taste and make it refreshing and satisfying. Plus I have found it is a bad ass way to get in some greens especially for people who don’t like to eat them. Why eat them…..
One of the things that is so important to me with eating heathy is to be able to enjoy some of my favorite foods. And if you are like me, I know you don’t want your food to be bland and boring. I can only eat chicken and broccoli so many ways. Because of this I decided to create a new sandwich that not only my family would love but that would nourish my body. For me food is more than just fuel for my body, it is a way to connect with…..
Move over pasta there is a new spaghetti in town, so let’s Squash the Pasta. Spaghetti squash gets its name because when it is cooked it shreds like spaghetti noddles – there is nothing special you need to do, just cook it and shred it with a fork it away from the skin. I have found that not only does my husband love this recipe however, so do my nieces and nephews from the age of 4-16, which means it is Boyfriend/Husband & Kid Approved. By swapping the pasta…..
One of the latest crazes in the race to look good this minute is the It Works! contouring body wraps. They say they will tone, tighten, and firm any part of your body up in just 45 minutes and of course they have the pictures to prove it. They also claim that “you will look better, feel better, strengthen your immune system and feel overall rejuvenated.”(1) When really…..