Author Archives: Carol

To Donut…or Not

This morning’s newspaper contained a FOOD section. No surprise, it is my favorite section of the paper. Today, Mr. Non-Compliant husband of mine took great delight in handing it over, saying, “Oh, you’ll want to be sure to read this!” … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

2 eggs 2 Tablespoons almond butter                                   2 Tablespoons canned pumpkin 1⁄2-1 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla 1⁄2 -1 teaspoon stevia Sprinkle of … Continue reading

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How a Dancer Found Her “Happy Place”

Today, I have a story that will hopefully change your mindset if you are one of those people who thinks it is SO HARD to live in a healthy manner and still enjoy your life. You CAN do this, without … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just About the Food

When it comes to being a picture of health, it’s not just about the food. Granted, that’s mostly what I write about and I often say, “You can’t out-train a bad diet.” And yes, you still need to eat your … Continue reading

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3-Ingredient Brownies

3-INGREDIENT BROWNIES (Paleo, vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free) 3 medium, overripe bananas (approximately 1 cup or so) 1/2 cup smooth almond butter (or any smooth nut butter) 2 T – 1/4 cup cocoa or cacao powder (more = richer taste) You … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward

The title of today’s blog is also the title of a book I finished reading last month. Two Steps Forward, is the second book in 3-book series by Sharon Garlough Brown. The stories revolve around the very different lives of … Continue reading

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Michigan Peaches and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Delightful summer days and lots of kids are back in school. When I heard from one of my favorite moms that she sent her daughters to school the first day and forgot to send their lunches along–oops– the memories of … Continue reading

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Tomato Pie

Now is the time to make tomato pie. I am of the opinion that homegrown tomatoes are a slice of heaven, here and now. If you’ve never experienced tomato pie with homegrown tomatoes, you have not yet fully lived. I … Continue reading

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