Finding the Perfect Pot to Pea In

Before you start making your own homemade soup, there is certain equipment that you must have on hand. And the most important equipment of all—a big enough pan. You could find the very best recipe, spend hours making your own stock, buy the best ingredients, take the time to finely dice all of your vegetablesContinue reading “Finding the Perfect Pot to Pea In”

We All Deserve To Take a Vacation

nutritional value, smell, flavor, and availability….including many that I never even heard of before doing research for this post. In the next few posts we will be looking at both the ordinary tropical fruit that you regularly see in your local grocery store and then the more exotic fruits that you probably will have neverContinue reading “We All Deserve To Take a Vacation”

Soup’s On

Having these nightly meals requires planning and thinking ahead…more so when you find our that your significant other has type 2 diabetes…the main thing I have learned this last year. Fortunately this is also the time of year for one of my favorite things… SOUP… Soup is definitely the ultimate comfort food—both nourishing and warmingContinue reading “Soup’s On”

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere…You Can Even Use Them on Your Hair

Hard to believe, but Halloween has already come and gone….and Thanksgiving and Christmas are just lurking around the corner. My, how this year has so quickly flown by. And for those of us who totally love SL, pumpkin Oreos, and anything else that has pumpkin flavoring in it, one of the most wonderful times ofContinue reading “Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere…You Can Even Use Them on Your Hair”

Purely Pure Pumpkin Puree

Since this year I have tried to stay away from processed and prepackaged foods, I decided that it would be fun to take advantage of the millions and billions of pumpkins that are available this time of year. I had read that there was something different about the texture and flavor of pumpkin pies andContinue reading “Purely Pure Pumpkin Puree”

Pumpkin, Pumpkin…Good for Your Skin

I’m sure that I’m not the only one disappointed that Pumpkin Season has alreadty come and gone… Soon to be replaced with Turkey Season and Peppermint Season… Not to mention deer season, right?!…or make that Deer Season Widow season for many of us… But anyway, what’s a woman to do while her husband is outContinue reading “Pumpkin, Pumpkin…Good for Your Skin”

Make Mine a Tall

But there are times when the smallest cup just won’t do… And there are times when the smallest pumpkin in the PSL just won’t do either… So let’s take a look at the tall menu… This is the size pumpkin typically used to carve Jack o’ Lanterns, and if you’ve carved your share of theseContinue reading “Make Mine a Tall”

Peter Piper Pumpkin Picker

So this is the one and only time all year that all of us, or perhaps most of us at least, buy a pumpkin. But how many of us would actually recognize the Great Pumpkin if we actually did see it? 1.Passion…Halloween should be as fun as possible for your entire family. Don’t be like the ladyContinue reading “Peter Piper Pumpkin Picker”

The Other PSL

By now if you’re anything like me, you’ve already spent half a paycheck on PSL’s, and your Starbucks membership has jumped from silver to platinum, completely hurdling over silver status. But today I want to talk to you about another trend of this season…the other PSL…   …the Pumpkin Sales Lot… The first time thatContinue reading “The Other PSL”

Pumpkin…The Why?!

Pumpkin is not only a highly low-calorie, nutrient-dense food that is rich in vitamins and minerals, but also help you have a healthier complexion, healthier hair, and more energy. So let’s take a look at the specific nutritional level of pumpkin and how eating more pumpkin could be beneficial for diabetics… First, a few nutritional facts…Continue reading “Pumpkin…The Why?!”