Kale and White Bean ...

I got the most gorgeously ripe kale last week from my CSA share (Community Sustained Agriculture), and I wanted to do something new ~ try it in a salad as opposed to a sautee or soup, my usual route for this vegetable. It’s got a nice crunch, an interesting texture, and just a touch of...

Protein and Insanity

I just started doing this crazy hard new workout called Insanity, produced by Beachbody.com. I’ve done some of their other routines with real success ~ Power 90 about 6 or 7 years ago, and P90X just 3 years ago ~ and those are amazing workouts, the latter being crazy hard. However,...

Korean Bibimbop at H...

The other day, craving a hot lunch on a rainy, chilly afternoon, I went to a local Korean place and enjoyed bibimbop ~ a steaming clay pot filled with seasoned vegetables, tofu and sizzling rice which I tossed with a bit of soy sauce. Boy did that hit the spot! The salty flavor of the toasty,...

Be Mine?

With Valentine’s Day just moments away, have you got a fabulous evening planned? Sure, it’s always nice to hit the town and enjoy a fab meal someone else, preferably a renowned chef, has prepared just for you, but why not take to your own kitchen and whip up an amazing, romantic meal on your...

Are You Ready For So...

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner and that means party time! I haven’t hosted a super bowl party in years but my husband purchased a 60″ 3-D ready flat screen tv with surround sound…this party just felt like a natural! The other thing I haven’t done is throw...

Weekend Recovery

I don’t know about you, but after a long weekend away with friends, or on any sort of vacation, I always feel the need to detox a little when I get home…making sure that belt still tightens in the same place it did before I left! Indulging is great ~ I recommend it ~ but it’s also important...