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Northern Virginia (NOVA) offers a lot of food choices. You can find cuisine from all over the world here, and indeed if you are a foodie, this is a great place to live. But, it is sometimes difficult to find fresh food for a decent price. I love salad bars. Coming from the DFW area … Continue reading Jason’s Deli – A Gem In Northern Virginia
I've come across a million articles that give a huge long list of Trader Joe's Weight Watcher's finds. For someone just dipping her toe in the Trader Joe's world, it can get a bit overwhelming! I've tried numerous Trader Joe's items throughout my time on Weight Watchers and today I bring you the BEST of … Continue reading Top 5 Smart Points Purchases at Trader Joe’s
It doesn't matter how old I get, my mom still takes every chance she can to tell me to eat my fruits and veggies. She strives to be vegan and regularly admonishes her daughters to adopt a vegan lifestyle. I have decided full vegan isn’t for me right now, but where she and I have … Continue reading 5 Ways to Eat More Fruits and Veggies for the Non-Vegan
Alight y'all. If you haven't used spaghetti squash in lieu of spaghetti, you are missing out. I don't mean to brag (who am I kidding, I sure am!) but I make a mean spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash is a good, healthy substitute for spaghetti, but you have to make it right. Below is how I … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash: You’re Missing Out
I live in the Washington, DC area in Northern Virginia. I recently drove from Dallas back to Virginia and had the beautiful opportunity to drive through the Shenandoah Valley. If you’ve never been there, it is a treat you must indulge in at some time in your life. As I drove, I was overtaken by … Continue reading Connect With Nature and Improve Your Health
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We get a box of grassfed, local meat from a ranch here in Texas. We don't really like liver so when we got a pound of liver one month, we were none too enthused. Luckily, we have a plethora of animals (namely two dogs) that love homemade treats! So we used our liver for good. … Continue reading Liver Treats: Treat Your Puppies!
Summer is coming to a close in many areas... but watermelon is still very much in season (and on sale!) Anytime I hit up a summer BBQ, I love to bring watermelon. Part of the trouble with watermelon is how to cut it in an easy to eat, no mess kind of way. I'm happy … Continue reading A Watermelon Technique Anyone Can Do
I started Weight Watchers a few months ago. For those who aren't familiar, it's a weight loss program that encourages participants to eat healthier, move more, and learn to make more balanced food choices. You have so many "points" assigned based upon what your weight and goals are, so most participants look for ways of … Continue reading Flatout Flatbread Pizza – YUM!