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Planning Ahead for My Forks Over Knives Plan 3-Week Challenge

Wednesday, August 12, 2015      5 comments

Planning ahead for a food challenge is a daunting task for me. I want to double-check the recipes: one person’s single serving can be another person’s two servings. The recipes have to meet a few criteria: I want to use products I can easily... Read more

August Food Celebrations Day by Day

Thursday, August 06, 2015      1 comments

It’s been quite a while since I posted a blog here. There have been lots of changes in my life, and I am finally getting back on track with my weight loss/health improvement journey. This blog started as a team posting for the Engine 2 Diet/Fo... Read more

A New Year

Thursday, January 02, 2014      1 comments

Few words today - the photo and Emerson quote say it all. ... Read more


Friday, June 14, 2013      7 comments

emoticon QOTD: What are some of your favorite freggies and how do you eat/prepare them? Any tips or tricks? Thi... Read more


Friday, June 14, 2013      0 comments

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Mark Bittman's VB6 - My Thoughts and Some Recipe Links

Thursday, June 06, 2013      7 comments

Mark Bittmans latest book is "VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 to Lose Weight and Restore Your Health . . . for Good" (forward by Dean Ornish, MD). I know some of you are rolling your eyes at the concept of only eating a plant-based diet part-time. F... Read more

What's On My Salad?

Saturday, June 30, 2012      5 comments

Summer is in full swing, and there's nothing like a cool salad made from fresh summer produce for dinner. I try to find the best organic veggies to put in my salads, and I might add some yummy grains or pasta along with beans and whatever else l... Read more

Welcome to Holland

Sunday, June 24, 2012      3 comments

Once in a while, I read an article that transcends time and place. This is one of those pieces. It's reprinted in this blog post
06/24/welcome-to-holland/ This links to the original post from 198... Read more

How Much Food Do You Get for Your Caloric Intake?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      12 comments

This picture pretty much sums it all up. Source: www.happyhealthylonglife
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Menu Plan Week Beginning Saturday February 25, 2012

Thursday, February 23, 2012      9 comments

Years ago I sat down at the end of the month and planned my meals for the entire next month. It was a budget-driven exercise that worked very well. I didn't waste food, and I ate like a queen. Over the years, I quit doing that; but now I'm going... Read more

Where's Your Food at the Supermarket?

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

I subscribe to a wonderful blog, Happy Healthy Long Life. It's written by a medical librarian and contains lots of great information. Sometimes it contains some very funny stuff which is the case with this share of a chart from Summer Tomato on ... Read more

Transformation A Work in Progress

Monday, January 30, 2012      9 comments

I used to be quite slender. I used to be able to eat and drink anything I wanted and never gained an ounce. I used to be on the go all the time. Thats how I was until my mid-30s. What happened? I earned more money and spent a lot of time behind... Read more

Musings about Balance

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      5 comments

For me, one of the most difficult things about planning to succeed for the long run (weight loss then maintenance) is figuring out the number of calories I should eat an... Read more

A New Path

Tuesday, September 13, 2011      9 comments

Today I read another story about someone who turned her life around. Weve all read those stories about people who soldiered on in spite of pain or past failures. Ive decided that Im tired of reading stories about someone elses success. I wan... Read more

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