Just thought you should know- The Incredible Shrinking Fat Cell: What Really Happens When Body Fat is Burned?

I was doing some research this morning on fat, fat cells and what exactly happens to fat cells when we lose weight. I was pondering some questions, some of which I know from school, but wanted more info, such as: What exactly are fat cells? Why do we have fat cells? How many fat cells… Read More

Just thought you should know…10 Creative Ways to Eat Veggies for Breakfast

I’m an intermittent faster, so I don’t eat breakfast. However, I know most people do. So, inspired by my CRON diet article, I decided to repost this article, which highlights ways to eat veggies for breakfast. You really can’t eat too many vegetables. If my research into caloric restriction taught me anything, it’s the importance… Read More


Originally posted on soulgifts – Telling Tales:
Christmas is just around the corner – again! Finding a suitable gift can be challenging. The commercial hype that pushes for ever more extravagant, expensive ‘stuff’ seems to have become the norm. I don’t like it. Not one bit. As much as possible I avoid the mad rush…

My wish…15 Amazing songs to inspire you right now.

I decided to take one more week of a school/blogging break. I’m a bit down and dealing with a few issues here at home. I decided I needed a bit more time off to recoup, to gather my self and my thoughts. I will be returning one week from today, on October 8, 2018, with… Read More

Top 5 Online Resources for Free Vintage Cookbooks

My Pioneer Cookbook Adventure: It’s 18th century week at The Purple Almond. In this article, I’m sharing the best free online resources for vintage recipes and cookbooks. Read More

Why is stress management so important? U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High – The New York Times

The fact that the suicide rate has surged to a 30 year high, only underscores the importance of proper stress relief techniques. Read More

Tuscan Roasted Vegetables and Salmon

Originally posted on The Grantham Gardener:
Baking fresh salmon with a colourful and tasty array of roasted vegetables makes a perfect meal. Grill the potatoes, sweet potatoes and eggplant to soften them and start the cooking process. When tossed with the capsicum, zucchini and sweet Spanish onion and baked in a hot oven the potatoes…

Tomato, Avocado, Bean Salad – Musings of a Manthe

This salad is perfect for a Memorial Day cookout or to take to any kind of summer gathering. And it’s easy as 1-2-3! Ingredients 2 pints of cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and cut into chunks 1  14-oz. can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1/4 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp garlic…