grapefruit/fennel salad with toasted pistachios.

hey fennel lovers!  this one’s for you! fennel is one of those things where you either are obsessed with it and ooh and aah when you see it added to the menu, or ~ you’re the person sitting next to that outspoken, over-zealous fennel lover, wishing he/she would shut up already. i’m here to tell you:  it’s waaaay more fun to be the former. have you really … Continue reading grapefruit/fennel salad with toasted pistachios.

just another green juice.

it’s a tradition with my church choir that we go to oklahoma joe’s barbecue after ash wednesday service, knowing full-well that most catholics are refraining from eating meat, and the usual line around the block is just a short 20 minute line.  ha haaa.  i mean ~ talk about a smart, savvy group of people! and for some of us in the group, it’s the … Continue reading just another green juice.

admission…

so, i like to think i “eat like a bird”, and i still maintain that i do.  i eat a lot of nuts, seeds, greens, tomatoes, fish, and nibbly little things, like dates and olives.  my diet mostly consists of whole foods and an occasional square of dark chocolate.  i don’t eat sugar, i don’t drink soda, i don’t eat processed food, and i try … Continue reading admission…

confession.

last night, i had a meltdown.  a “why isn’t this running, no wheat, no sugar thing working!!!!!” meltdown.  i am working my butt off, literally, to lose just 5 pounds.  i want to lose more than that, but 5 pounds would lighten my heart, release my worry, and make me feel like i’m doing all the right things for future success. and of course, the … Continue reading confession.