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Twinkie diet? That’s what I’m talkin’ about!

Okay I give up!  I’m dropping out of school.  Forget studying whole foods nutrition.  Sign me up for this twinkie diet!  I am thrilled and so excited to see that I can eat junk food and lose weight.  And then hopefully y’all will come visit me when I’m bed ridden […]

Eats, Nutrition

Spicin’ my way to good health

In one of my cooking classes my teacher put some turmeric into what he was cooking, I believe it was quinoa.  Someone asked why he did that and he said his family has done it all his life and he just likes the taste of it.  Well it got me […]


Lovin’ me some chili

I just got back from Hawaii and had some amazing chili there!  It reminded me of one of my favorite dishes, chili and rice.  It’s a popular dish there and you’ll see it on the menu everywhere.  It has been one of my favorites since I was little, when we […]



This salad is a great way to introduce someone to quinoa if they haven’t had it before.  We are using rice and typically you would think it should be served warm but during the summer its nice to cool it down and serve it somewhat cold.  Brown basmati rice and […]


Lamb chops with vegetable slaw!

Okay so I have never really been a fan of coleslaw but it was one of our assignments in my culinary skills class.  I was not excited.  I just don’t like all that mayonnaise and stuff that I usually find in the store bought coleslaw.  Well come to find out […]


Lemon parmesan arugula salad

This has always been one of my favorite salads! The lemon-parmesan dressing has a fresh, zesty flavor!  The dressing becomes kind of creamy when you blend it and people won’t even know there’s cheese in there.  And because it has the raw lemon juice, it is a great digestive aid […]