Hello all! I am excited to say that I lost 6.5 lbs last week! Just from switching a few things around and finding alternative snacks. To recap, click here I won't say that I didn't struggle a bit in the beginning, because I did. It's tricky in the beginning to change the habits of a … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life and, at last – weight loss!
Hi Guys. Happy New Year! I hope you all had a good holiday and are all getting back to normal. I'm sure glad we are. I love the holidays, but it's quite exhausting. We had a very chocolate Christmas. I picked up some ideas from Jamie Oliver and made this lovely, lacy chocolate It was so … Continue reading Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate & Mulled Wine
Hi guys, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Ours was filled with lots of chocolate and other yummy things. Of course, I put back on the 4 lbs that I lost, but now that things are back to normal, I have really started to get serious about losing weight while … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life
Hi Guys! It's been two weeks since my last post on this. Time is just flying by. I've been busying trying to get my house ready for Christmas - just finished off a batch of Christmas jam yesterday. You can read about that here. I lost 2 lbs last week, but fell off the wagon … Continue reading My (almost) Vegetarian Life
Hello everyone. It's been a few weeks! I've had some computer problems and a lot of my content disappeared. Grrrr! All that work gone 😦 A QUICK RECAP I used to be a huge meat lover. I was raised in an era where meat and potatoes was the dinner norm and snacks were sugary and … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life
Hi Everyone. I've been meal planning for quite a few years now and I gotta tell ya, it's saved me a whole bunch of money, time and my marriage! It ensures that we get healthy meals every day and saves a ton of money on take out. It can be overwhelming in the beginning, but … Continue reading What is Meal Planning, Exactly?
Hello everyone. I hope you had a wonderful weekend and managed to try some of the recipes from last week's meal plan. We've had almost Spring-like weather here, which made me feel like barbecuing, but, alas! It's not to be just yet 😦 - we had a light dusting of snow again last night. A meal … Continue reading Weekly Dinner Plan: Week 3
I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. This week I tried to incorporate as many one-pan dishes as possible, and ones that take 30 minutes or less to make - less clean up and more time to have glass of wine (or two - red, of course) with my hubby before dinner 🙂 … Continue reading Weekly Dinner Plan – Week 2
Hello everyone and happy Monday! I've been doing meal plans for a few years now. I find it saves a huge amount of money at the grocery store if I have a plan and a grocery list. It eliminates impulse buying and ensures that we make healthy choices when it comes to food. And it … Continue reading Weekly Dinner Plan – Week 1
What's for dinner? That's the question of the day, and one I used to ask myself every day without a single clue as to what I was going to feed my family that night. For a lot of us, making a menu plan is something we intend to do - when we get around … Continue reading Menu Planning – Save Time and Money!