Tag: healthy food

Wine and food fest offers taste of California wines

Sunshine, blue skies and warm temps greeted us on our second day in San Francisco. After an awesome first day of exploring, I woke happy and ready to see more. And I was not to be disappointed. My friend and I enjoyed a brisk walk through the streets of SOMA (South of Market), then a

Trying the coffee craze

In a kick off to my best year ever, I decided to finally kick my pop habit (yes, that’s what we call the liquid in the Midwest). 2 I didn’t drink coffee so Dr Pepper was my daily caffeine. I usually had one in the morning, at my work desk, while I caught up on

Warm up with delicious chili and soups

Winter weather is still finding its way to Michigan. When the temps are low and cold, I enjoy a warm meal at the end of the day. I try to eat fairly healthy, which means trying to cook more at home. 2 I love using my slow cooker. It’s so easy to drop ingredients in

Tomato/cucumber salad holds onto summer

I know the first day of fall happened yesterday but I’m not quite ready to pull out the sweaters, boots and chili recipes. Instead, I’m wearing shorts and sandals today, and snacking on some refreshing summer vegetables. 2 Believe it or not, I wasn’t a fan of tomatoes until about two years ago. Yes, I

Summer pasta, bacon and vegetable salad

The humidity finally slid out of Michigan, leaving wonderfully warm, yet relaxing weather. Despite the pumpkin seasoning and haunted houses appearing in retailers, it’s still the summer season so I’m still enjoying all things summertime! This means that I am not ready to turn the hot oven on to cook. I shared in a recent

Yoga, good food and great conversations

My friend recently invited a few women to enjoy a relaxing day of yoga, food and friendship. I’m always up for that type of adventure so looked forward to the outing. 2 She invited us to first meet at Namaste Yoga in Royal Oak. Some of the women had not previously practiced yoga so we