Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops Veal 1/2 cup olive oil 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary 6 8- to 10-ounce loin or rib veal chops, each about 1 inch thick Topping 3 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 tablespoon grated lemon … More Grilled Lemon-Parsley Veal Chops

Quick Update

As I’ve said before, I flew off the rails once I discovered my fish/seafood allergy was gone. Well, life (my subconscious, the gods) have a funny way of throwing me back on the rails. As I’ve noted before, my husband has had health issues that coincided with not only my type 2 diabetes diagnosis but … More Quick Update


Well, for the first time in 16 years (that was the last time I quit for an extended period of time), I am in the process of becoming an ex smoker.¬† I have gone from smoking 3 packs per day on Tuesday (for those who may be lucky enough not to know, there are 20 … More Cigarettes

Avocado & Tomato Salad – Ensalada de Aguacate y Tomate Ingredients4-6 SERVINGS¬†¬†¬† SALAD¬†¬†¬† 2 large ripe tomatoes, sliced ¬ľ -inch tick¬†¬†¬† ¬Ĺ small red onion, thinly sliced¬†¬†¬† 1 English cucumber, sliced crosswise¬†¬†¬† 2 small avocados, diced¬†¬†¬† DRESSING¬†¬†¬† 2 limes¬†¬†¬† 3 tablespoons white vinegar¬†¬†¬† 1 tablespoon olive oil¬†¬†¬† ¬ľ teaspoon salt¬†¬†¬† ¬ľ teaspoon ground pepper¬†¬†¬† 2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro

Happy New Year!

Well, it’s that time of year again.¬† I see a lot of new visits and, having been MIA for few months, it’s time for me to stop hibernating and start posting more recipes (right?). This post is for any new readers (and old ones who feel stuck).¬† I truly believe that no single way of … More Happy New Year!

New Picture

Well, I’ve been doing nothing physical all week.¬† I decided to teach myself to knit.¬† These aren’t perfect but I learned what I did wrong so, with the next hat I’ve already started, hopefully it WILL be perfect.¬† I had hubby take this picture to share on Facebook.¬† Less than 5 minutes after I posted … More New Picture

June 14, 2014 Update – Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Dud and MYO Liquid Sucralose

So, I was all prepared to post a wonderful sugar-free recipe for mint chocolate chip ice cream. I even had my phone charged and ready to take that close up. Then, I tasted it. I didn’t have mint extract, so I used peppermint eo (essential oil). Although I did not use the same amount, I’m … More June 14, 2014 Update – Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Dud and MYO Liquid Sucralose

Really Bad Selfies

What a difference!¬† This shows how far I’ve come.¬† I think, despite the gobs of makeup in the one on the left, how much healthier I look.¬† I sure as heck feel better!

My Apologies plus cookie and pizza recipes

I’ve been “running around” so much (mostly mental) that I’ve completely flaked on posting an update or recipes or anything! Here’s a quickie: I’m hovering around 188. Gained massive amounts last week (5 pounds in 4 days) so I’m drinking my water, eating clean, and just started exercising again. I gained all that weight right … More My Apologies plus cookie and pizza recipes

Biggest loser damage‚Ķ. and mini journal entry.

This is a great post from “Living Atkins Every Day” about the influence of the Biggest Loser on our mental health and weight loss. I can’t agree more. When I hear of people who first start Atkins (or any low carb way of eating) and they lose massive amounts quickly, I’m happy, envious, and furious … More Biggest loser damage‚Ķ. and mini journal entry.