Product Reviews / NuNaturals Stevia Drops / Mini Measuring Cup / Soup Ladle


Some months back the people at NuNaturals sent me a box of Stevia sweetener products to try. I was not paid to do this review but I did receive the products for free. The timing was perfect since I had already made the decision to get artificial sweeteners out of my diet. Stevia is extracted from a natural herb. …

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Chipotle Chicken Stew and Hot 100 Challenge Update Week 7


I just can’t seem to get enough Mexican food lately! I have had this stew recipe sitting in my to try pile for a couple of weeks and finally got around to making it yesterday. It was a hit with my guys! They love a lot of meat in their soups and stews and this …

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When Compliments Turn Into Awkward Moments


Sunday at church I helped serve communion which required me to stand in front of the church facing the entire congregation. When I was overweight I would have been standing up there feeling embarrassed about my appearance and feeling self conscious. Well actually, I probably wouldn’t have been standing up there because I would have been …

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Eat Your Vegetables!


Todays post was inspired by Ann who reads my blog.  Stop by Ann’s blog and cheer her on as she loses weight and changes her life style. Her blog is called Dr. Fatty Finds Fitness. Ann has asked for side dish recipes for veggies and in particular she is interested in brussels sprouts. She hated …

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Beef Carnitas Tacos with Tomato Avocado Salsa


I have been on a serious Mexican food kick for the past week. I saw this recipe for Beef carnitas and since I had some stew meat I needed to use up the timing was perfecto! I was going to be out for a few hours right up until dinner time  so, I decided to …

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