Cooking

Cream of Wheat with Raspberries and Almonds

I freakin love Cream of Wheat cereal.  It reminds me of when I was a little kid.  My mom used to put butter, milk, and brown sugar in it.  I make it a little bit differently, but it’s still ultra delicious and nostalgia-inducing. I tried Cream of Rice last week on a whim, thinking I… Continue reading Cream of Wheat with Raspberries and Almonds

Cooking · Food

Ginger Tofu and Broccoli with Udon Noodles

Udon noodles are a wide flat noodle often used in Japanese cooking.  Cook according to package directions.  When 5 minutes of cooking time are left, add broccoli florets.  Drain and set aside. Dice firm tofu, I used this brand.  Heat coconut oil over medium heat in a frying pan.  Add tofu.  After a few minutes… Continue reading Ginger Tofu and Broccoli with Udon Noodles

Cooking · Food

Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing

Butter lettuce, green onion, red bell pepper, cucumber, fresh mint. Dressing: 1 spoonful of peanut butter, a few splashes each: soy sauce and rice vinegar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and water to thin to desired consistency.  Wisk in small bowl with fork.  Taste and adjust ratio of ingredients as needed. The braised tofu is a… Continue reading Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing

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Need a 2013 Goal? Forget “Lose Weight” – Actions Anyone Can Take for a Healthier Life

Here are some ideas for simple actions a person can take to live a healthier life.  When we choose to focus on our actions and habits instead of focusing on a fickle and unpredictable outcome, such as losing weight, we take back our power over our lives.  Don’t be at the mercy of the scale. … Continue reading Need a 2013 Goal? Forget “Lose Weight” – Actions Anyone Can Take for a Healthier Life