Good For YOU–Chocolate Muffins

It was quite a cold morning here in Pensacola, Florida, so I decided I would make up a batch of my Good for you Chocolate Muffins.  I really love these.  They are a decadent treat with Greek Yogurt and a cup of British PG Tips tea in the evening. I love to find recipes and … Continue reading Good For YOU–Chocolate Muffins

Healthy Autumn Banana Bread

I swear I just bought those bananas a few days ago!  Nevertheless, there on my counter were bananas that were so ripe they had fallen from the stand they hang from.  There is nothing left to do at this point, but make banana bread, my husband’s favorite. Now to be honest, I have a recipe … Continue reading Healthy Autumn Banana Bread

Persimmon–An Asian Fruit

Have you ever heard of persimmons?  Since moving back to Florida a couple of years ago, I have had the best time discovering all kinds of different plants to grow and eat.  My neighbor, Su, shared some of these orange gems with me and they are fabulous! Persimmons taste like a cross between a banana … Continue reading Persimmon–An Asian Fruit

Sushi Making 101

I had a wonderful morning learning how to make Sushi with my next door neighbor Tsuvako, (Su) who is from Okinawa.  She was a patient and kind teacher.  Our other friend Connie, who is from China also came.  Connie made Chinese Pot Stickers for our feast.  We had a great time learning to make sushi. … Continue reading Sushi Making 101

EASY BBQ Chicken

My husband Ron, the BBQ Master – Corn in side pockets, tongs in the back pocket – drink in hand and chicken (or tri-tip, or pork tenderloin, or porterhouse steaks, or fish…) to barbecue! One of my husband’s favorite things to do is barbecue, and believe me he is a master at it.  Everyone has … Continue reading EASY BBQ Chicken

A Garden Breakfast

I am obsessed with breakfast!  I know, I know, it is the most important meal of the day! Of course it is, however, I have found that it is more than that to me.  Since I began my weight loss journey a few years ago, I find myself with breakfast as the largest meal of … Continue reading A Garden Breakfast

Bountiful Harvest

Spaghetti Squash Paradise  Some of my friends have asked me what I do with all the produce I grow in my garden… It’s simple – we eat it!  What we can’t eat, we share with family and neighbors.  Besides, one of the best reasons to garden is for the exercise.  Along with that goes the … Continue reading Bountiful Harvest