Chicken and Sweet Potato Casserole

Tonight I wasn’t sure what I was going to have for dinner, mostly because my refrigerator and cupboard have close to nothing in them.   When I say close to nothing, I actually mean that.  I think I’m down to half an onion, some homemade peanut butter, some lunchmeat, about 4 slices of bread, and a…

30 days sugar free?

Has anyone else seen info on the web lately about the “30 day sugar free” challenge?  I think it sounds quite interesting because even some of the basic foods you buy has added sugar.  I definitely eat very healthy, but I know that I probably could cut out way more things that my friends and…

Smoked Salmon and Avocado Omelet

Smoked salmon, avocado, and eggs – three of my favorite things.  Naturally it made perfect sense to put these delicious pieces together.  Pair it with some blueberries and I now have the perfect way to start my day. Items needed: Good non-stick pan (I use Cuisinart ceramic and it works great) 2 eggs 1-2 ounces…

Paddleboarding – disappointingly easy

Over the weekend I was in Seattle visiting a friend.  What spurred the trip is that earlier in the summer I saw a Groupon for paddleboarding up in the Seattle area.   The Groupon ended up running out before I could purchase, but I was still determined to go.   I’ve wanted to paddle board for quite…

Zumba: A booty shakin’ good time

About a year ago I’d heard of this new trend called “Zumba.”  I had some friends that had done it and raved, telling me I should go.  The class at the gym was always completely packed and the people looked like they were having a great time.  Then people at work started talking about how…

No good can come from eating cookies at 9am

This morning at work someone had brought us a lovely collection of yummy snacks.  The only downside to these snacks was that they were cookies, chocolate muffins, chips, bagels and cream cheese, orange juice, and chocolate milk.  Do you feel like you’re going into a sugar coma just reading that? The normal thing to do…