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Thursday, July 27, 2023

The 8 Brocades

woman walking on pathway during daytime

Self care is an important part of a daily routine. My physical therapist recently suggested that I take 10 minutes every morning and practice the 8 brocades of Qi-Gong! ( Which I found on Youtube-see below)

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Zucchini Spaghetti with Peppers, Onions, and Marinara Sauce

zucchini noodles in marinara sauce, vegan

Do you love spaghetti but sometimes want something less fattening? 
This zucchini spaghetti will satisfy just about all your pasta cravings and help you use up an abundance of summer zucchini. 

Saturday, July 22, 2023

My New Great Niece- Welcome

ice cream birthday cake, vegan, gluten-free

My new great niece, Ellie Marie, is one month old and in our tradition, that is when we have a baby naming ceremony to announce her name formally and say some prayers and blessings for her good health and entrance into the community.
read on about the party 

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Farmer's Market Potato Salad- Vegan and Oil-Free

Vegan potato salad with kale

It's potato season in Pennsylvania, and I'm making a lot of potato recipes. 
The little red and yellow tender potatoes are my favorites to use to make a delicious summer potato salad with green beans, baby kale, red onion, herbs, and spices.
Continue to get the recipe

Monday, July 17, 2023

Six Flavorful Quinoa Summer Sides -

Tired of rice? Try one of my 6 of my delicious quinoa recipes that I'm sharing today. These favorites are all light, easy, and fragrant and make a perfect side dish.

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Morning Walk Sharing Nature's Beauty +Recipes


I'm back to taking my morning walks. I'm trying to be mindful

tree in full bloom in yard

while I walk and observe the natural
 beauty along the way. I'm sharing some lovely sights with you from my walks in my neighborhood. 

continue for pics and recipes

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Sushi In A Bowl- A Perfect Summer Meal

It's summer, it's hot, and I want easy light meals. 
One of our easy favorites? It looks like a salad but it is actually 
Sushi in a bowl -

Why a bowl of sushi verses sushi rolls?  

Sunday, July 2, 2023

Summer Sangria Punch -Cold and Icy

Sangria Glass photo and picture

Nothing hits the spot like an icy cold glass of summer sangria punch using red or white wine, white or red grape juice, and fresh chopped up fruit. I'll be making a pitcher or two for our July 4th celebration. 
It is gluten free and vegan too!