To start….. NUTRITIONAL DISCLAIMER Please note that I am not a medical or nutritional professional. I am simply recounting and sharing my own experiences on this blog. Nothing I express here should be taken as medical advice and you should consult with your doctor before starting any diet or exercise program. I provide nutritional information … Continue reading Lifestyle change …
I later heard about the awesome job, 😞 sadly I didn’t get it. I so wanted that one since I would actually be using my degree. Oh well I sort of use my degree in everything if you look at it right…. talking and listening and then responding correctly is an art and when you … Continue reading Stuff… in and out
We had what we call ‘whatever night’ at our house tonight. I’ve been wanting to make this for awhile but half my family doesn’t share the love of peas. I made this with adding shrimp sautéed in garlic butter and cut them up in little pieces. Its very tasty. Here is the recipe … Orzotto … Continue reading Orzotto with Peas
I went for a surgical consult last week about removing the part of intestine that is infected by the diverticulitis. The surgeon 😷 didn’t seem like he was too willing for doing the procedure, reason being I have only had 2 flares in 2 months….granted all doctors I have previously seen (GI and all the … Continue reading Disease maintenance with food.
Homemade soup is always best. With my bout or flare up of diverticulitis I have to go back to clear liquid diet and work back to solid food. All last week I was eating or rather drinking my meals, pre-made soups and broths. Then I worked up to these…. In this flavor and creamy tomato … Continue reading Soup….homemade….
I made gingerbread scented body butter. It’s wonderful! Lightly scented, I really only smell the cinnamon but I think it’s awesome!!
Multipot and my rice-cooker to the rescue! Spanish rice and pork carnitas made in about an hour…and voila, tortas and rice!! It was so yummy! 😋 Rice was easy….in the rice cooker, add amount of rice (I used 2 cups and 3 1/2 cups water), pieces of an onion (I have to keep them big … Continue reading Carnitas…..Tortas and rice
I’ve been busy since I last posted. Here are some things that I have done while away. Here is something I love to make but my stomach hates me for eating too much of when I do. This is what I call barley risotto, it has onions, mushrooms, butter, chicken broth, leftover roasted chicken and … Continue reading Been busy….
I saw a recipe for lentils and liked most of it, minus the soy sauce, but adding a few more ingredients. It was called Canal House Lentils recipe, but I made it my own. Sauté leeks (that are chopped how you like and cleaned well), minced garlic, and chopped mushrooms in butter. After about 5 … Continue reading Lentils recipe…my way
Cleaning out a grimy microwave caked with stains or a refrigerator full of mysterious sticky residue is not a fun job. However, stains, spills, and other residue will soon be replaced with the lovely scent of Lemon essential oil with this simple Refrigerator and Microwave Cleaner DIY. What once was a dreaded chore will soon … Continue reading Essential Oil Refrigerator and Microwave Cleaner