Category Archives: Meals & Snacks

Yay! The End of Summer…. Squash

No, I’m not happy it’s the end of summer.  🙁 But I am not sad to see the summer squash go.  🙂 I gave it my best but I was far too outnumbered to keep up with them.  Every week, … Continue reading

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The Lifestyle Cafe

  I had a really nice lunch with a couple of my Dietitian friends Friday.   🙂   It’s always so good to catch up.  Topics of conversation ranged from an upcoming wedding, a soon-to-be new baby, an office move and … Continue reading

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Protein-Packed Cold Brew Coffee Shake

            Refreshing.  Hydrating.  Energizing.  Mood boosting.               13g Protein.  Probiotic-rich.  Satisfying.  Totally delicious. I hear you– you’re hot, thirsty and want something besides water. This coffee shake may be just what you need on one of … Continue reading

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Does Your Breakfast Egg-Cite You?

Mine does! So much in fact that I’ve been eating these just about every morning for the past couple of years… Those don’t look like eggs…. but they are!       Do you love pancakes like I do?  These … Continue reading

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Food Makes a Fun Gift!

Birthdays.  Mother’s Day.  Father’s Day.  There always seems to be another occasion coming up.  How hard is it to buy for people when everyone has everything they already want plus some?  In this world of instant gratification and Amazon, we … Continue reading

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Product Review: Tiger Nuts

Tiger Nuts! I wasn’t exactly sure what they were at first either. They aren’t nuts and they don’t have anything to do with wild cats.   Sorry Tigger! Tiger nuts are tubers (root veggies) and they are a fabulous source of  … Continue reading

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Recent JOB LOT Food Finds

Everyone is always looking for new food ideas, so here are my finds from a recent trip….  to Job Lot! Do you ever think of Job Lot when you think of food shopping?  I do!  While you’re obviously not going … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Snacks

Snacking has gotten an undeserved bad reputation– I think mainly because what most of us consider “snack foods” are the packaged, ultra-processed  flour and sugar-based items lining store shelves.  But all snacking really means is eating.  And if you’re hungry … Continue reading

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

              I’m taking it easy today and this weekend after having some dental surgery yesterday.  Once I arrived home, I knew I would be thinking about food very soon and needed something nourishing but … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Meal Idea: Farm Fresh Spaghetti Squash Boat Topped with Chili and Cheese

I’m experiencing my annual mixed feelings about the weather changing.  The darker mornings and early sunsets are a reminder that summer is gone and winter is approaching.  I despise being cold.  But the chillier temps calling for leggings, sweaters and … Continue reading

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