Playing with Your Food

Yesterday I had an epiphany.  How many times do you go to fix a meal only to discover you have all the “wrong” ingredients, or not enough of the “right” ingredients?

Now, normally, we wouldn’t think twice about popping back to the store to grab what we really need. But right now with most cities and regions cracking down on leaving your home except to walk your dog outside or essentials, this issue may create a problem.

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Energy Balls

Energy Balls (Vegan)  3 servings: 210 calories, Carbs: 27 g, Fat: 9 g, Protein: 20 g


  • 3 Tbsp almond butter
  • 2 cups pitted dates
  • ⅓  cups oats
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds


  1. Place all ingredients in food processor.  Blend until smooth- consistency should be paste-like.  If paste is too dry, add small amounts of water, one tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is achieved.
  2. Once paste is sticky, take about ⅙ of mixture in hand and roll into small ball.  Repeat for remainder of mixture, forming 6 balls.  
  3. Refrigerate for one hour before eating.  One serving is 2 balls


Conservation Fitness Program Day 3- The Versatile Sweet Potato

If anyone tells you a vegetarian diet is not versatile enough to satisfy every taste, that person has never tried sweet potatoes. Not all that long ago, I used to think sweet potatoes were for Thanksgiving and that’s about it. But now, I think they are as limitless as pizza toppings. Read More “Conservation Fitness Program Day 3- The Versatile Sweet Potato”