No Egg – No Problem – Easy Egg Substitutes For Cooking and Baking

Ever run out of eggs midway through making a recipe?  Here are some quick substitutes that you’ll most likely have in the house. There are a few reasons to use eggs in recipes:  To bind the ingredients together, to leaven or give it rise, to provide moisture and for flavor and appearance. Using a substitute…

Working From Home – Some Tips to Help you Succeed

I’ve been thinking about what I want to do and how I want to respond to this world and the new normal we live in as things shift so quickly. We are living in ambiguity and among the 50 shades of grey that have nothing to do BDSM. There are professions that have never before…

Elimination Diet

Have you heard of, been on or know someone who’s been on an elimination diet? With all the swirl around Coronavirus, there’s a lot of talk about what you should be doing, eating & drinking to boost your immunity. There’s not a lot of talk about what you should be eliminating to help boost your…

Elderberry

UPDATE:  There have been some studies that show this may not help, but hinder, any immune support with the COVID-19. ____ Let’s talk about how to build immunity, shall we? With all the talk about coronovirus, and just in general, we should get to know the natural antiviral wonder known as Elderberry, also known as…

Daydreaming

Did you know that daydreaming is beneficial to your overall health and well-being? Daydreaming gives your mind the space and freedom to roam and wander. A relaxed mind and body is key to that coveted good health and well-being. In other acronyms, it helps you to CTFD (calm the F down). Daydreaming is: 💜A stress…

Dairy and Non Dairy Milk Recipes

Got milk? Does milk do a body good? Have you ever stood in the dairy aisle and wondered wtf? Nonfat, 2%, Whole, Pasteurized, Homogenized & the elusive raw? It’s a big topic & I can’t cover it all. Truth be told, I’m not a big fan of dairy. I have the occasional bite or 2…

Dessert

Ever wondered why dessert comes at the end of the meal? It’s been a bit since I’ve done any recipe testing. T’was needed. I was thinking about making a less bad for you version of chocolate chip cookies, which got me thinking about dessert, it’s origin & why many of us crave sweets after eating….

Corollary Parts of Plants

Have you heard of them? While I’m not totally back in action, I felt the overwhelming desire to create and get back to some sense of normalcy. As some of you know, the last 6 weeks have been a little unsettling, to say the least. I’ve moved twice, only one move was planned. To say…

Blue Zones

Did you know there are communities all over the world that have the largest population of centenarians? Centenarians are those who live to be at least 100 years of age or more. WHAT? Yep, they’re called the Blue Zones and there are 5: Loma Linda, CA; Ikaria, Greece; Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Nacoya, Costa Rica….

Banana

Do bananas make you smile? Well, yes in fact they do. Or they should. And after reading this post, you may have a hankering for a banana to produce that smile. Not only do they look like a smile, but they contain tryptophan, the same protein that’s also found in turkey, that promotes relaxation. Or…