Tag Archives: whole foods plant-based

PlantPure Nation – The Movie: A Review

April 21, 2015 was a good day for me.  It was Day 21 of my personal fitness challenge, which includes switching to a whole-foods plant-based way of life.  Julianne, my daughter Marissa and I headed to Louisville to see a pre-screening sneak peak of a new documentary movie based on that theme, entitled “PlantPure Nation.” […]

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Can You See the Real Me? – A Fresh Start

Back in the 1970s, The Who had a great song entitled “Can You See The Real Me?” That is the theme of this post…when I look in the mirror, I see the “Real Me” under this blanket of the obese me.  In 2007 I was on a mission to lose the weight and actually did […]

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Some Recent “Bountiful” meals

Last week was Bountiful Baskets week and we got to make some pretty yummy dishes as a result.  We finally stoked up out Big Green Egg grill and made a luscious meal which included grilled asparagus, grilled fingerling potatoes, and grilled pineapple. We also made a nice salad using large carrots and large daikon radishes […]

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A Colorful Veggie meal ala Bountiful Baskets

We always love the day after Bountiful Baskets because it seems like we have a feast. Today was no different! Today’s “feast” was comprised of all vegetables including grilled portabella cap, purple potatoes, cauliflower steamed and then covered with smoke paprika, garlic infused asparagus, corn on the cob and freshly sliced tomatoes.  What more needs […]

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Spaghetti Squash Italiano

Tonight Julianne made spaghetti squash Italiano for dinner. She took the spaghetti squash and cut it in half, placed it in a pressure cooker for 10 minutes, and then shredded it once it was cooked. From there she stir fried spinach, red bell peppers and garlic, then added the spaghetti squash, tomatoes and nutritional yeast […]

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