Yes, life IS just a bowl of cherries!

And to quote the song by Doris Day: Life is just a bowl of cherries Don’t take it serious; it’s too mysterious You work, you save, you worry so But you can’t take your dough when you go, go, go So keep repeating it’s the berries The strongest oak must fall The sweet things in…

Apple-Peach Sauce (yum)

After running across this post, and making this delicious Maple Blueberry Jam, I decided to get creative with apple sauce.  Recently I had discovered a jar of apple sauce in my pantry and it was so good. I cut up several apples, poured in several frozen organic peach slices, and turned up the heat (medium…

Fabulous Fresh Figs

I do not remember ever having a fresh fig until a few years ago when a coworker gave me some from her tree.  From that point on, I was in love with figs.  However, they are hard to come by.  I’ve found them once or twice at Costco, but otherwise, Whole Foods is the only…

Low Carb diet: my perspective

This time of year we are all bombarded with diet commercials and advertisements.  Quite honestly, it drives me nuts.  I have struggled my whole life with weight issues.  I don’t think there is any magical answer. I also think each individual needs to determine what works best for their body, metabolism, and any health issues…

For the love of Kale

I read recently that kale may not be so much in the spotlight in 2018.  I wonder if that is really true.  I have fallen in love with kale and eat it several nights a week.  I like the crunchiness of it and the texture.  I first tried baby kale.  Then I accidentally bought chopped…