If ever there was a year filled with unexpected changes, certainly it was 2020. On Friday, March 13th, when my co-worker Ellen and I decided we needed to cancel all our fitness classes temporarily, never did we think it would be December and no end to returning would be in sight. Over the past 9 months, I have taken so many online classes. While the bulk of them were fitness … [Read more...] about Who am I to be Blind?
Happy meatless Monday, aka cyber Monday, aka the day we all jump back on to healthy eating and take off the weight we gained from the long holiday weekend, before the next of the holidays are upon us. Today's blog entry feels like my most important one, ever, so please take the time to read this, and I hope my family and family of friends, and students etc., will all read this … [Read more...] about …my cup’s already overfilled…..please read this one!!!
Last week we payed a visit to the new Trader Joe's that opened up the street. We have been to one in California, maybe (or maybe not?) Vegas, Boca and now this one in Coral Springs. We always end up buying JUNK, which is really not my MO. I did find some vegan chicken-less spice which I will use in soup and a bag of marinated olives that added some kick to the weekend happy … [Read more...] about I’m in Love With the Shape of You!
12 years ago, when I transitioned from vegetarian, to plant-based, it was a challenge to find meat substitutes. Over the course of those years, it has become easy! Maybe, too easy. From burger wars to vegan spots popping up even in unlikely places, finding meals that don't include animal products is no longer a challenge. Being very health conscious, however, most of these … [Read more...] about Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie….
Looking for more ideas for a meatless Monday meal? Here is a super easy, super protein packed, super quick, very inexpensive, fairly healthy and nutritious idea for what I call TUNO salad. Simply rinse and drain one 16 oz can of garbanzo (chick) peas. Throw them in a bowl and add a few teaspoons of mayo (I use vegan) and mash (if you have a potato masher, this works best, … [Read more...] about Go Your Own Way