One thing that WW has taught me is the importance of adding in fruit. Tonight for breakfast, I had blueberry waffles and they were delish! I started off by simmering frozen cherries and peaches. I added blueberry waffles (I used some from Whole Foods that were 2 for 7 pts. Vans and Kashi have some … Continue reading Blueberry Waffles with Fruit Compote – WW-Friendly Recipe
I realized this week that I have been on Weight Watchers for more than 6 months. 6 MONTHS! I have tried many programs to lose weight (e.g., Atkins, raw diet, vegan, etc.). I have had varying levels of success with each of them. The problem with all of them is how to adhere long-term. Raw … Continue reading Weight Watchers – 6 Months In
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
Guide to self-care. What other techniques do you use to keep from getting run down?
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!
Okay, I know what you are thinking. It's August so why in the world is Rebecca talking about new year's resolutions (NYR). They've been on my mind as we are more than half of the way through 2017. I don't usually set NYR as I am really good at breaking them by the second or … Continue reading New Year’s Resolut…whaaat?
For Mother's Day this year, Heidi gave mom a day of fun that included going to the Dallas Farmers Market and going out to lunch. The trip was delayed a few weeks but was a lot of fun. You probably read Heidi's review of the DFM. I thought I'd tell you about Gogi Cafe. My … Continue reading Gogi Cafe. Yummy Vegan Food.
Recently, fruit flies invaded Lisa's house! Having left for a long weekend with ripe fruit all around, we returned home to a house with fruit flies. After doing some research and consulting our exterminator, I decided to try a natural approach to trapping fruit flies. At the suggestion of our bug guy, I grabbed a … Continue reading Natural Fruit Fly Trap
While I am not a boy scout, I believe in being prepared. Recent storms in Texas and our current political climate have caused me to be a little more purposeful in my preparedness. Tonight as I write this, there is a storm raging outside and I have been without power for hours; these preparedness principles have … Continue reading Emergency Preparedness Tips
For those of you in the Frisco or The Colony area, I have discovered a cool walking trail. It's called The Colony Shoreline Trail and extends 3.5 miles. It's a primarily dirt trail with mile markers and benches along the way. I went this morning and it was just gorgeous - birds flying overhead, sun shining, … Continue reading The Colony Shoreline Trail