Moroccan Spice Rub – Ras el Hanout

In my spice cupboard I have many mason jars of premade spice rubs. There is nothing easier than opening up a jar and putting some rub on a piece of meat for grilling, roasting or smoking. I have a couple different BBQ rubs (spicy and mild), jerk rub, cajun rubs and this Moroccan rub. The … Continue reading Moroccan Spice Rub – Ras el Hanout

We Were Born With Only One Obligation

We were born with only one obligation - to be completely who we are. Yet, how much of of our time is spent comparing ourselves to others? This is encouraged by our elders as necessary in the pursuit of excellence. I can still hear my mother's voice, "Why can't you be more like ______ ?" … Continue reading We Were Born With Only One Obligation

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life! Weightloss!

Hello everybody. Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And of course, planning ahead helps you stick to your goals! These past 2 weeks I have lost 5 pounds! I upped my water intake to about 6 glasses a … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life! Weightloss!

There is Only NOW

There is a Buddhist tenet that asks us to be aware of how rare it is to find ourselves in human form on Earth. This is a really beautiful view of life that gives us the chance to feel enormous appreciation for the fact that we are here as individual spirits filled with consciousness, doing … Continue reading There is Only NOW

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – No Scale For Me This Week!

Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And of course, planning ahead helps you stick to your goals! I didn't weight myself AT ALL this week due to Halloween festivities! We had a huge family dinner last Saturday with … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – No Scale For Me This Week!

Love Yourself: Find the Best Version of Yourself During a Pandemic

When life changes unexpectedly, as it has this year, it’s easy to lose touch with yourself and, worse, fall out of love with who you are. 2020 has proven to be one of the most challenging years that many people have experienced in their lifetime. You may have found yourself caught up in the dreariness … Continue reading Love Yourself: Find the Best Version of Yourself During a Pandemic

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Money-saving Freezer Meals!

Hello everybody! I must confess that I haven't actually lost any weight this week, but the good news is that I haven't put any on either! So that's a good thing. Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Money-saving Freezer Meals!

Is Fear Paralyzing You?

I grew up with the kind of religious belief that almost everything I thought, said or did was a sin, and that everything that went wrong in my life was a punishment for all the things I thought, said or did. I was so afraid of being punished for doing the 'wrong' thing, that I … Continue reading Is Fear Paralyzing You?

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Pasta!

Why Should Everyone Have a Meal Plan? Meal planning is a great way to organize your meals for the week ahead. You also save time and money in the supermarket! And of course, planning ahead helps you stick to your goals! Last week I lost another 2 lbs despite the huge Thanksgiving dinner. We've been … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Pasta!