A couple of weeks ago, I went to a luncheon at a new vegan Thai restaurant in Woburn, MA. It was hosted by the Boston Vegetarian Society. I went solo, and groups were seated in 6. I sat with a wonderful group of people, and we had great conversation. Somehow we got on to the… Continue reading Cooking with Plantains
About a month ago, I had a medical checkup for the first time in several years. I purposely didn’t have my medical records sent over so that they would start from scratch and do some labwork on me. During the checkup, the doctor asked me about my lifestyle, and she asked me to walk her… Continue reading Eat your veggies!
Here is one of the simplest, and healthiest, meals you can eat: guacamole on multigrain toast with some hot sauce on top. Not only is it extremely delicious, but it’s nutritious and easy to make! I keep a loaf of bread at work and just bring my individual containers of guacamole. It tastes amazing, and… Continue reading Easy lunch idea: guacamole toast
I bought a pack of individual guacamole a at Costco, and I am LOVING them!! I used to buy avocados, but sometimes I couldn’t eat them fast enough and a couple would spoil, or I’d cut into one that felt ripe only to have some hard inedible spots. These individual guacamoles are all perfect! … Continue reading Easy and healthy lunch: beans, guacamole and rice
As a full time working mom, I am a fan of fast, simple, tasty and nutritious meals. Dinner time is the biggest struggle because I don’t want to spend more than 5 minutes making it as my kids just want to play with me since they haven’t seen me all day. Rice bowls are the… Continue reading 5 minute dinner: rice bowl
I’ve been craving rice pilaf lately, and I can never make it as tasty as the packaged ones, so I caved and bought a 6 pack of Near East rice pilaf at Costco. I also had leftover hummus from my son’s birthday party, a yummy trio also from Costco. In my usual morning madness… Continue reading The Simplest Lunch: Rice and Hummus
In the mornings I’m often rushed and running out the door to catch my bus. I don’t have time to sit down to eat breakfast, but I still like to eat healthy. What I’ve been doing is making something simple at work – whole grain seeded toast with nut butter and banana. No need for… Continue reading The Simplest Breakfast