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Ginger Sugar Snap Peas & Brown Rice

Ginger Sugar Snap Peas & Brown Rice

I invented this low-effort but big-flavor meal a few years ago, and it instantly became a family favorite. It’s easy to throw together, light & fresh and makes great leftovers. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves of garlic (minced) 1-2 tablespoons fresh...

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

I discovered this recipe years ago during a time in my life when I was recovering from an illness and needed extra nutrition & calories but didn’t feel like eating. These blueberry muffins were a godsend because they are easy to make, delicious, nutritious, and...

Lentil Burgers with Hummus

Lentil Burgers with Hummus

Whether it’s my birthday or some other special occasion, this is the meal I request. These burgers are easy to make, delicious, and make great leftovers. The original recipe is from The Meat Free Monday Cookbook by Meat Free Monday Campaign, and then I modified it to...

Fighting the Vitamix

Fighting the Vitamix

The house smelled like Christmas morning as the scent of Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake poured out of the oven. For the 23 years we’d been together, we usually only had this meal once a year on Christmas because it’s not exactly healthy, but lately, we’d...

Baked Kabocha Squash & Pears with Quinoa

Baked Kabocha Squash & Pears with Quinoa

This is one of my all-time favorite recipes to make. It’s a powerhouse of nutrition for radiant health and can be prepared for essentially effortless eating. The squash & pears are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, while the quinoa is a complete protein....

Flip The Script

Flip The Script

I know the exact moment I fell madly in love with the man who would become my husband.  It was a busy Sunday morning at the Good Earth. He checked us in with the hostess, who gave him a pager and told him it would go off in about an hour. We decided to wait outside in...

The Swimming Pool

The Swimming Pool

~An all-over-the-place rambling story about grief doing what grief does~ One extremely cold night in January this past winter, I was getting ready for bed when I heard a loud crash on the poolside of our house. It shook the whole house, rattling pictures on the walls,...

A Familiar Beast

A Familiar Beast

She sat on a floral-patterned couch across from us, awkwardly staring at the wheels on my wheelchair. We had just given her a general overview of what we were hoping to accomplish in therapy and were waiting in a long, uncomfortable silence for her response. One...