State Fair Stir Fry

If you have a fridge full of vegetables or leftovers, this is the perfect recipe! State Fair Stir Fry We made this one on the stage at the Minnesota State Fair in 2016! This recipe lends itself to so many manifestations. It can be vegan, vegetarian, paleo or keto with...

Oh the memories….

I just had a memory come across my Facebook page that made my heart hurt. This was from the summer I got married. I had spent several months in a crazy weight loss whirlwind….. July 3rd, 2012 “As of this morning, I have officially lost 30 pounds since the end of...

What are you willing to give up to feel better?

What are you willing to give up to feel better? This is the question of the day!! I was talking to some folks about my age the other day, and they were each lamenting about the medications they are taking, and how horrible they feel every day. Discussion about poor...

Feeling deceived…

I feel like I have been lied to for the last 40 years. If you follow my blog, you know my diet life has been a crazy roller coaster. I have purchased, downloaded and followed so many diet and workout plans I would hate to venture how much money I have spent following...

Jumping off the Hamster Wheel!

The Hamster Wheel There is an old Zen proverb “You should sit in meditation for twenty minutes every day — unless you’re too busy. Then you should sit for an hour.”  In our crazy hectic lives, even finding 5 minutes a day may seem like a stretch. For most of us, a...

The Great Home Chef Experiment

As pretty much everyone in the world knows, I love to cook. I don’t just like it, I absolutely love cooking. If I see a recipe that is intriguing I may drop everything and run to the kitchen to create. I had been hearing a lot of buzz about the home delivered meal...

I don’t teach yoga anymore….

I have always wondered what to call myself as a yoga teacher. I have never felt like I was teaching anyone anything. Leading students through their own journey is what I do. I do not, personally, have the ability to teach anyone anything about their own body, how...