Mother’s Day No-Fail Roast Chicken with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic

Mother’s Day is coming up and I’m sure we all are thinking about what we want to do to make our mothers feel special. It’s not a surprise that my love language is food and perhaps that’s the same love language the mothers in your life speaks, as well. I want to share a recipe […]

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Charred Baby Gems, Salmon Salad with a Mango, Corn and Pepper Salsa

Sitting down to a good, delicious, healthy, colorful and beautiful meal is all about selfcare. However, do we look at our dining experiences as a regimen of self care? What if we did? How would you prepare this time of self care? Looking at it from this perspective could determine what we decide to put […]

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Invisible Sticks and Stones

Just because emotional and mental wounds can’t always be seen, doesn’t mean they don’t leave bruises, cuts and brokenness.They need healing too.Lisa Washington

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Get back up!

Success is an inside job. It’s a spiritual journey. The deception is in the definitions we have adopted. No one can define success for you. I freed myself from what the world told me success should look like many years ago. The definition feed every insecurity inside of me and ran me into the ground […]

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GAME CHANGER: Watch that salt

GAME CHANGER: Make high sodium processed foods yourself, this will help control your salt in take. This has helped me with weight gain, bloating, inflammation and joint pain.Here’s one I am sure you will enjoy. 🌱 When you are using salt to taste for this recipe, only use 1 teaspoon of salt, total. That is […]

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Sweet Potatoes ~ Weight loss Game Changer

Wow! You don’t say… Just got off the… 😆😆Well sweet potatoes have become one of my GAME CHANGERS in moderation, of course. What I love about them they are high in fiber and water. So eat your water and drink plenty of it as well. Here’s deets:Fiber can also help you feel fuller for longer, […]

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Closed Doors

I never really cared for that saying, “when one door closes another one opens.” Now don’t get me wrong, I totally get the saying, it’s very inspiring and it gives you lots of hope. Who doesn’t want to feel hopeful? . Me, me, me! I want to be hopeful. So, what’s my problem? I guess […]

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Smashed BRUSSELS Sprouts with a HOt Spicy Chili Sauce

Smashed Brussels sprouts with a spicy chili garlic oil, doesn’t that sound amazing! Hashtag the new  #foodtrend#smashedbrusselsprouts. Who doesn’t love a good food trend? I love this one, because it gets my grandkids to eat more vegetables. Let me add that you can add whatever sauce or topping you would like, my family love spicy […]

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Barbecue Mini Skillet Meat with Parmesan Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I am cooking this on the 104.7 The Fish today at 2 pm. est time See you there. Barbecue Mini Skillet Meatloaf Ingredients 1/3 cup breadcrumbs 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 large egg 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 small onion, finely mince 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 […]

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Ode to Mom ~ Salmon Croquettes

Remember this can? Yes.. the pink salmon in a can. This blog post is in honor of my mom. My mom would make salmon croquettes usually on a Friday night. I must confess as a kid they weren’t my favorite, but I grew to love them older I got, but I think is was mostly, […]

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French Lentils and Braised Shiitake Mushrooms

Here’s the thing about food and cooking. It can be whatever you like it to be. Yes, that’s my justification statement for this recipe. I was in my kitchen one day and I wanted French lentils and shiitake mushrooms. Now of course I could have went much simpler and just sautéed the mushrooms, with some […]

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French lentil and cajun sausage Soup

It’s cold outside and all I am craving is some yummy soul warming soup. Lentils are one of my favorite legumes to cook. I have used lentils to make veggie burgers, hearty salads, and yes, soup. Now, here’s the deal my husband is from New Orleans and creole and Cajun recipes flow through this house […]

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What did you unlearn today?

Learning and Unlearning We are always in the process of learning. From the time we are out of the womb, we are being taught. It is a beautiful thing. It is how we grow, how we know what do and what not to do. We learn how to talk, walk, eat, play and take care […]

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Mindful Living Moment

It is so easy to judge people and ourselves. I remember a time when I was very illed and just gotten out of the hospital. All I wanted was a day at the spa. One morning when I had a bit of strength. I brushed my teeth, kind of brushed my hair, took a shower […]

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