Category Archives: The Healthy Life

One Pot Meal – Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe

Since I’m on this “I’m Martha Stewart” (minus the millions, the mugshot and the ability to do anything really domestic) kick, I figured I’d post the recipe to last night’s really yummy, easy and healthy dinner. Yes, I’m still patting myself on the back for this miracle. I got this recipe from Pinterest, which was… Read More


Better Than P.F. Chang’s Lettuce Wraps

I was over at my friend’s house last weekend, and she made me these delicious lettuce wraps. I’m not really allowed to have turkey, but I have been sneaking at least one turkey meal in a week because, well, I miss it. And being that I am a bit anemic, I figured I should add… Read More


On Pins And Needles | Acupuncture

Last week, in a last-ditch effort to use up my chiropractor/acupuncture insurance before it ran out, I went to see an acupuncturist. I’d been in the past, but only for one session and I didn’t go back because it was too far. If you want to know what acupuncture is and how it works, click… Read More



On Becoming An Herbivore

I have a confession to make. These last few weeks, I have failed as an herbivore. It started Super Bowl Sunday. I mean, with a menu like rib eye steaks, wings, and BBQ shrimp, who could stick to the regularly scheduled rabbit fare?? It was a slippery slope from there. From carne asada quesadillas and… Read More


March Is Endometriosis Awareness Month

I woke up one morning with the most excruciating pain imaginable in my abdomen/pelvic region. I remember calling my boyfriend and crying in pain. We went to urgent care, and they ran some tests and found nothing. This happened another time. And they never found the culprit. A few months after the birth of the… Read More


my life: “hummus brownies”

I’m no Domestic Diva. Diva, Yes. Domestic, hey, STOP laughing… So, the word “BAKING” is EVIL in my book. I hate the mixing, stirring, recipe reading, mess making, box opening, cleaning up part of baking. I used to bake just to be kind, for my husband loves baked goodies. I decided that working 2 jobs… Read More