Beauty really does come from within.. promise

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Tired of having little left of your paycheck after shopping at costly makeup stores?  If all those late-night summer celebrations and hours in the sun have left your skin looking.. not so sexy, tired, and dry, it’s time to get proactive about your … [Read more...]

The best stuff for us!

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Discover why these ingredients are so good for us! Beets* These cannot be beat for overall detox! They're high in betaine, which is an essential compound for liver health, and their rich antioxidant content boost energy. Eat them raw or even in a … [Read more...]

Bacon-Herb Salad

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Here is a go-to salad for all of you bacon lovers out there. Quick. Easy. Delish! My kind of dish :) Cook 2 slices of your favorite type of bacon until it is nice and crispy. Remove the bacon from the pan and crumble. Set to the side. Pour … [Read more...]

Bitter is better!

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When you're used to the sweet life, bitter foods can be hard to swallow. But if you are looking for foods that promotes natural cleansing, which in turn can boost metabolism, bitter is better! From aiding in digestion to improving energy, … [Read more...]

My path to “electrolytenment”

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It gets hot where I live. It gets so hot that in the middle of the day when you stand a certain way in the yard the sun seems to smite one like the God of the old testament. You lose water and electrolytes just standing there, much less doing some … [Read more...]

Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs

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Shrimp & Bacon Kabobs I was hungry, as usual, so I decided I should probably cook something. I went to the store the night before and bought a half pound of shrimp and I left it in the fridge planning to cook it the next day. When I saw what I … [Read more...]

Preparing for the 4th of July

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Tomorrow is the 4th of July! I know a lot of you will be grilling and having people over to share the holiday with. Here are a few tips to help things run smoothly... … [Read more...]

Not so dirty… Dirty Rice

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Not so dirty... Dirty Rice Back when I was a kid and I had the metabolism of a humming bird, I loved to eat dirty rice. Good ol' southern cooking, it doesn't get any better than that! … [Read more...]

Sea Bass

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Sea bass with orange relish   This White Sea Bass, not to be confused with Chilean sea bass, is the most sustainable choice in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Abolish the Belly

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What is the best way to lose abdominal fat?   Belly fat does not discriminate, darn it! Everyone can get it. Scientific studies show that centuries ago this is what helped us survive famine. However, in today’s world extra belly fat is linked to … [Read more...]

Portobello Burgers

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Portobello Burgers Who doesn't like a good burger? Now there are delish options for carnivores, vegetarian, and vegans alike! This recipes suits all types of eaters. This is also stamped and sealed kid approved! … [Read more...]

Six month weight loss report

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Hello hello! My sincere apoplexies for not writing sooner to let you know how I did since climbing back into the groove of things at the end of August of last year. … [Read more...]

Making a Peep

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I didn't, until recently, even know that Peeps were even available in a sugar-free form. Jamie, where have you been?! … [Read more...]

Peanuts (158)

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I am playing with my camera more to improve, have some fun, and make me sigh existentially slightly less. Practice. Like this picture of peanuts. (Shoosh. I don't eat them.) I don't like peanuts, but if they're going to sit in my kitchen, they're … [Read more...]

Marvelous Monday melt-down (Day 157)

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Today I weigh in. I am going to admit right now that I've been no Saint. I've probably been a little more 'ain't'. … [Read more...]