Snack attack: When that craving hits . . .

For years every day around 3 p.m. no matter where I was – usually at work – I would experience a snack attack! As if on cue, I’d jump up from my desk and head toward the closest vending machine. There I’d find honey buns, potato chips and candy bars. I ate them all and…

I wanted lunch for breakfast so . . .

I went from skipping breakfast, to wanting a sweet one yesterday, i.e. oatmeal to wanting lunch for breakfast this morning! Here’s my compromise: quinoa flakes topped with sautéed spinach, Vidalia onions and mushrooms! The Ancient Harvest quinoa flakes I buy can be $12 for a 12oz box in some grocery stores. So I get the…

Fall follower: Weather spurs craving for apples and oatmeal

Fall is my Favorite season! Not just because it’s my birth month but because of pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, the weather and the colors. We’ve been experiencing fall weather this week in some parts of the Atlanta metro, which is probably why I wanted oatmeal with cooked apples and oatmeal this morning. So I made it!…

Finally – The Smoothie Bowl!

I’ve been meaning to post a smoothie bowl recipe for the last six months! Why the delay? Because as healthy as a glass of fruit sounds, it can actually be not so healthy. How? Well, when the fruit and vegetables are blended, all the healthy fiber is blended away leaving not much more than sugar….

I finally remembered to get the skewers!

I’ve been meaning to make kabobs for months, but I kept forgetting to get the skewers. I would have forgotten them again today if Publix didn’t have them prominently displayed! I intended to post this before eating, but I enjoyed this so much that I cleaned my plate before posting. Marinated kabob of zucchini, yellow…

Vegan taco soup with homemade tortilla chips

Today’s lunch is leftover Vegan Taco Soup with homemade tortilla chips. Yummy! To make the chips, spray both sides of two small corn tortillas with your favorite oil. Lightly salt – I used pink Himalayan sea salt. Next cut using a pizza cutter. Place on a cookie sheet, and bake at 350 degrees for 8-10…