healthy

Gingersnap Smoothie

December 8, 2014

So when you see “Gingersnap Smoothie,” you are probably already thinking this one of those decadent “smoothies” that is one blurred line away from really being a dessert.  Well, sorry to burst your bubble, but you’re wrong!  As smoothies go, this one has plenty of redeeming nutritional qualities: you get calcium and vitamin D in […]

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*CLOSED* Quick and Easy Black Bean, Tomato, and Corn Salad + Red Gold Tomatoes Review and Giveaway

July 14, 2014

Oh look, it’s already the middle of July!  The year’s half-gone, and so much has happened and there’s more to come. I hope everyone’s summer is going well.  I’ve had a few weekend trips and another coming up later in the month, our AC broke down a couple weeks ago and was thankfully fixed quickly, […]

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*CLOSED* Fiery Confetti Noodles + Dreamfields Pasta Giveaway

March 10, 2014

I don’t know about you, but I’m over all this yucky cold weather and ready for some sunshine and warmth.  Luckily for me, we’ve had some very nice spring-ish weather the past couple days here in Atlanta.  Not so lucky for me, I’m in the middle of tax season. Boo! During the fall and winter, […]

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*CLOSED* Triple Mango Smoothie + Stonyfield Farms Blends Yogurt and Blendtec Blender Giveaway!

January 30, 2013

How are everyone’s New Year’s resolutions coming along?  Still following through or have you fallen off the wagon?  I won’t judge, I promise.  I’m plodding along — definitely more active, and trying to eat healthier, but I still like to eat too damn much!  One thing I’ve started incorporating more into my routine is fruit […]

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Blackberry Wojapi

July 15, 2012

Need a new topping for your oatmeal, waffles, pancakes, or yogurt?  Try wojapi, a Native American berry dish that is eaten as a pudding or sauce.  My version contains fresh blackberries and honey, and is a healthy and versatile alternative to syrup. I first tasted wojapi last summer, when Mr. Spice and I were visiting […]

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Dark Chocolate Blueberry Almond Crunch

August 14, 2011

We all know about the power of super-foods and that we should be incorporating more of them in our diet. That doesn’t mean you can’t have fun eating them! This antioxidant-packed treat knocks out 3 super-foods in one go: blueberries, almonds, and dark chocolate. And it’s super easy to make too! Dark Chocolate Blueberry Almond […]

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“Happy Ending” Massaged Kale

May 15, 2011

Thanks to my friend Kelly for the dirty twist on the name! I felt like trying something new today, which is how I ended up with a bunch of kale and looking up different ways to try it.  I prepared it Bengali-style once for a BSI contest long ago, but wanted to do something else.  […]

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Buckling down!

May 4, 2011

Oh boy did I eat this past week!  We were first in Florida to visit Mr. Spice’s parents, then we were in Kansas for a friend’s wedding and to see my parents.  Lots and lots of good eats were had, and I know the scale is showing it! After chowing down on lots of home-cooked […]

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Lunch date at EVOS

October 27, 2010

What do you do when lunch plans with a friend fall through? Guilt trip your husband into meeting you instead? Really? That’s exactly what I do too! I was supposed to meet my friend at EVOS, which serves “healthy” fast food, meaning nothing is fried and the ingredients are supposed to be more wholesome.  We […]

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Hershey’s Moderation Nation MyBlogSpark Giveaway

October 12, 2010

Listen up.  Moderation is in and deprivation is out. As someone who doesn’t react well to restrictions on my food, but who struggles with controlling myself at times, moderation is something I should strive for.  Enough with the “good/bad” mindset. I’m always interested in learning more about healthy living and healthy habits.  That’s why I […]

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