Category Archives: New Foods

My Day Vs. Food

I’ve had a few people ask me since I had my “Ah-ha” moment a few months ago to post a day of food…and talk about eating intuitively. It has been an interesting road for sure, going from worrying about my … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety, Birds, chocolate, dessert, dinner, Eating Disorder, Eating Disorder Recovery, ED entry, ED Side Note, Fears, Green Smoothie, Guilt, Hunger, Insanity, Intuitive Eating, lunch, Negative Thoughts, New Foods, Recovery, Running, Shakeology, Side Notes, Soy Yogurt, Stress, Vegan, Ventura | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Coastal Anniversary

Sorry I’ve disappeared on you. I was gone on an extended weekend with Whit to celebrate our two year dating anniversary in Cambria, CA! We found an awesome deal on Travel Zoo for a cute little inn along the sea … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversary, Birds, Cambria, dinner, Eat, Environment, Hiking, Hummingbirds, lunch, New Foods, Northern Harrier, vacation, Vegan, Walking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Heart’s Cafe, Ollantaytambo, Peru

During our visit to Ollantaytambo and the Incan ruins we were able to visit a restaurant with a great cause: Heart’s Cafe. This restaurant not only focuses on serving up nutritious food but also helping out impoverished communities in the … Continue reading

Posted in chocolate, cuzco, dessert, dinner, Eat, New Foods, Peru, Pie, Travel, vacation, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments


First of all, thank you all soooooooooo much for all the wonderful and encouraging comments from my last post! I don’t k ow what I’d do without you and your encouragement! ~~ It is ridiculous that I forgot it was … Continue reading

Posted in Birds, birthday, Blogger Love, chocolate, cuzco, dessert, Hiking, Insanity, New Foods, Peru, Strength Training, Travel, vacation, Vegetarian, Walking | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments


This week has been a doozie. I don’t even think I can even start to explain the emotions I was going through with packing, moving, digestive issues again, physical therapy, counseling, starting a new job….the list could go on. But … Continue reading

Posted in Earth Hour, Earth Hour 2012, Environment, Farmer's Market, New Foods, Organics, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

In The Season: Fresh Green Beans

You all know I get a weekly box of ORGANIC and LOCAL vegetables and fruit as part of my list of the things I want in 2011.  It’s been going very well and I’ve been pleased with all the goodies … Continue reading

Posted in Abundant Harvest, New Foods, Recipes: Asian Green Beans | Leave a comment

Visit Time!

Whew! What a weekend it’s been, and it’s not even over yet!  Yay!!!  Where do I start?! So Saturday…I was still getting ready for my weekend…and being sad I had to leave Honey for a few days.  My poor kitty; … Continue reading

Posted in 1/2 Marathon Training, Long Run, New Foods, Redondo Beach, Restaurant Review: The Green Temple, Running, The Portofino Resort and Yatch Club, vacation, Vegan for a Week, Walking | Leave a comment


Because I know you watch Glee (I mean really, who doesn’t; if you haven’t, DO IT!) a “funk” seemed to be going around but like them, I was able to pull myself out of it!  Thanks goodness for that!  I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Banana Bread, Berry Chocolate Chip Recipe, Cabot Cheese, ED entry, New Foods, Roasted Vegetables, Running, snacks, Strength Training, Trader Joes | 17 Comments

Bringing The Holiday To Me

Sadly, I am one of the unlucky ones that doesn’t get to have Memorial Day off.  The joys of being a contractor right? So, since I couldn’t have the extra day off, I brought the things I would have done, … Continue reading

Posted in Banana Bread, Berry Chocolate Chip Recipe, Homemade Hummus, Market Review: Murray's Family Market, New Foods, shopping, Trader Joes, Travel | 15 Comments

Emptiness…Means More Chocolate of Course

I’m glad everyone enjoyed last night’s Dear Body post.  It hit me at some point during the day when I had a bit of time to think…which from the looks of it will happen quite often with my new job…thank … Continue reading

Posted in dessert, ED entry, Field Work, New Foods, work | 9 Comments