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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. That’s 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 a... Read more
A New Path
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      9 comments

Today I read another story about someone who turned her life around. We’ve all read those stories about people who soldiered on in spite of pain or past failures. I’ve decided that I’m tired of reading stories about someone else’s success. I wan... Read more
Adventures in Vegan Cooking - Number 28
Saturday, April 16, 2011      4 comments

Most cooks have a collection of recipes at the ready. I think the same is true of tools. I don't really need all of the tools I have, but they make cooking ever so much more fun. My list of the top three most used tools beyond the basics (knives... Read more
Adventures in Vegan Cooking - Number 27
Friday, April 15, 2011      2 comments

This was a very busy week, and I didn't have much time to cook. Thursday morning I got up early so I could make something to eat on the run during my long day. I took ideas from various faux tuna salads and put my personal spin on my version. I'... Read more
Occasional Post - Number 1
Sunday, April 10, 2011      7 comments

~ Many of you know me through my cooking blogs, Adventures in Vegan Cooking. Though I am passionate about food and cooking, I have other ideas and thoughts I would like to sh... Read more
Adventures in Vegan Cooking - Number 26
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      3 comments

Today is the 3rd day of the 21 Day Kickstart. The message today is from Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr. He is one of my personal heroes. His message couldn't be more clear: "I often ask patients to compare their coronary artery disease to a house fi... Read more
Adventures in Vegan Cooking - Number 25
Monday, April 04, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I had the best of intentions! I had done my shopping and was ready to cook all afternoon. Note to self: check the refrigerator and pantry to be sure you have items that are "always on hand" when planning menus. I was so sure I had 2 pa... Read more
Adventures in Vegan Cooking - Number 24
Sunday, April 03, 2011      8 comments

It looks like I haven't been cooking! It's been a long, long winter. I cooked a lot, but I got out of the habit of blogging. Tomorrow another 21-Day Kickstart begins, so it's time to dust off my blogging hat and get ready for the new challenge. ... Read more
Adventures in Vegan Cooking - Number 23
Friday, January 28, 2011      6 comments

This was a very busy week, and I was very happy to have lots of leftovers to eat. Today was not as crazed, so I had time to take stock of what was in the refrigerator and put away pantry items I bought earlier in the week. Wednesday I atten... Read more
Adventures in Vegan Cooking - Number 22
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      7 comments

This begins an occasional series of posts about my adventures in vegan cooking. Since I blogged every day during the 21 Day Vegan Kickstart, I decided to continue the numbering. I'm catching up on chores this week and spending time going th... Read more
1.23.2011: Day 21 of 21-Day Vegan Kickstart
Sunday, January 23, 2011      7 comments

Now that the last day of the Kickstart is here, I am trying to decide how I want to proceed with my cooking challenges. If you went to camp as a kid, do you remember the last day when it was time to go home and you had to leave your new friends?... Read more

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