Fitness goals for February

This past month, I think I hit rock bottom in a lot of ways in my life. The burden of financial woes keep coming – but there is a silver lining. My health took a turn and I’ve been having some serious TMI stomach issues. I’m seeing my doctor on Tuesday and will ask for…

What's Cooking: the deliciousness that is Greek yogurt

I was going through some older photos and found these fantastic photos of low calorie snacks I made last summer. I thought I’d share. The recipes are quick and take a mere matter of minutes to make. I went through a phase last summer where I ate yogurt almost every day – actually to the…

What's Cooking: bean & kale chili

Once again, there are ingredients in my fridge that need to be used up soon. This is the problem with single living. Fresh food like vegetables and fruits are really hard to keep long. Last night, I took out a bunch of kale and “massaged it” in cold water. I let it sit most of…

What's Cooking: creamy tomato and vegetable soup (updated)

Update: I just had some left overs for lunch. This was, hands down, the BEST soup I have ever made!!! I’m definitely making this again. But next time, with real tomatoes. So amazing. Add a bit more cream or milk to really thicken up the soup base. So. Yum. While putting stuff away from this…

What's Cooking: slow-cooked beef stew

While waiting for my morning coffee to brew, I hopped onto youtube. I was still contemplating on going back to bed, when I remembered that I had some vegetables that I needed to do something with. I scoured through my freezer and found some beef cubes. I’ve posted several recipes for stews in the past,…

The Coffee Experiment: part 3

In follow up to previous posts about my coffee experiments, I noticed something interesting this week. Because of my chronic sinus issues – I often experience dry mouth. Drinking coffee tends to aggravate it more. I have managed to reduce my coffee intake to 1-2 cups daily. And some days, like Wednesday, I find myself…