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A question for vegetarians – Fool Month of Purging

So with the Fool Month of Purging, I’ve been adapting my menu to purge meat from my diet. But as many of you may know — a diet is only as effective as the support you get from those around you. My Life has been supportive so far, making sure I was able to bring [...]

Fool Month of Purging Q&A 1

It’s day 4 of my Fool Month of Purging and things are going well. Somehow I managed to pass up grilled burgers on Saturday and grilled steaks on Sunday. I opted for a veggie burger from MorningStar (brought my own) on Saturday and grilled two portobello mushrooms in place of Sunday’s steaks. Sure the alternatives [...]

Fool Month of Purging 2011

Well, it’s that time of year again… April. And to carry on with last year’s theme of a Fool Month of Purging, I’ve decided to do it again. Only this time, I’ll be purging something completely different. Watch the video or read more below. Rather than purging more “material things” from our house (which we’ll [...]

Omelets To Go (four ingredients)

With our twin boys at home and me starting back to my 9-5 this week (after a good three weeks off), I realized I would need to make some more adjustments to my morning routine to be sure I’m out the door by 6:30 (yeah for commuting ). While I was getting up around 5:30 [...]

A Thanksgiving Fast

An untold story of the first Thanksgiving… In 1623, the colony was still struggling to survive. The colonists were critically low on food. For months they had been expecting a ship with supplies and additional colonists. The spring planting of Indian corn and beans began well. By mid-July, however, “it pleased God, for our further [...]

10 easy ways to spice up your leftovers

If you’re like me, you don’t naturally gravitate to leftovers when searching for that next great meal. And sadly, according to the US Health Department, Americans now throw away on average, 25% of the food they purchase. (The NY Times offers a great graphic showing the breakdown.) Imagine if you could save 25% on your [...]

Black bean salad (four ingredients)

Another super easy side dish, or a meal all by itself for Meatless Monday. I enjoyed this one as a full lunch last week. 1 can of black beans 1 can of corn 1 can of Rotel 1/2 pkg of Ranch dressing mix Simply drain the beans, corn and Rotel and then add them all [...]