Resolution?

“Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.” René Descartes The start of a new year always brings the hope of change to me. But why? What difference am I seeking? I want to lose weight. I want to get outside and run more. I want to start…

Chickpea Pot Pie

Sometimes a little comfort food can go a long way. Benjamin Bratt We got to see snowfall y’all! Friday was a muggy warm day that produced a threat of severe weather and lots of rain in our area, but all that bad weather gave way to a beautiful if not short, snowfall on Saturday. I…

Training Day One

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. – Meister Eckhart Training day one is done. Dwayne and I are training for a half-marathon, perhaps the Cowtown in March. We signed up with the Jeff Galloway group in Fort Worth and had our first run with them on Saturday. The Jeff Galloway group is…

Oh, Pho!

Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite. – Auguste Escoffier Man, I like to eat. Thankfully, I love to cook too. And, I love to cook for others; cooking for others brings me a sense of satisfaction that…

Five Books

So many books, so little time. – Frank Zappa How often do you read? I read nightly once I’m in bed. Do you read hardback books, paper books, or do prefer digital editions. The very first Kindle was released in 2007, and it was pricey. And then you had to pay for the books on…

Cheese, Not Cheese

My husband loves mac & cheese and this non-dairy version is healthy and tastes so good. Cheese, Not Cheese 6 or so small red potatoes  1 carrot 1/2 yellow onion (outer skin removed) 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast * 1/2 C cashews (soaked in hot water for 10 minute, discard soaking liquid before use) 1 tablespoon lemon…