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binge eating truth

My truth that older women should hear

The truth shall set you free…..Honesty is good for the soul These are all great sayings but they never meant as much to me as they do today. At sixty-nine, I decided it was time to tell my story. I confess, I’m a binger and purger and it’s been going on since I was 20. […]

Friends age? Are yours much younger?

Friends as you age Strange question for the over 60’s. What age group to you have as friends? My husband and I wanted to move to Florida part time and the other part in Egypt. We are fortunate to have the availability to travel due to both of us retired from airlines. Every time I’m […]

Benefits of Quinoa

Benefits of Quinoa

Quina is amazing stuff. use your imagination and enjoy it with most anything. 10 Health Benefits of Quinoa 1 – Is Quinoa Fattening? Quinoa has more protein than all other grains and the protein in quinoa contains all essential amino acids making it a complete protein. Protein intake can increase metabolism and help reduce appetite. According […]

Garlic Mushroom Quinoa Recipe

Garlic Mushroom Quinoa Recipe

Garlic Mushroom Quinoa Recipe Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes Total Time 35 minutes Yield 6 servings  An easy, healthy side dish that you’ll want to make with every single meal! Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced 5 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme […]

Strawberry Quinoa Salad Recipe

Strawberry Quinoa Salad Recipe

Strawberry Quinoa Salad Recipe Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Yield 2 servings  A healthy, filling salad tossed in a sweet and tangy balsamic vinaigrette, creating the perfect blend of flavors! Ingredients 6 cups baby spinach 2 cup strawberries, halved 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1/4 cup […]

CREAMLESS CREAM OF CAULIFLOWER SOUP RECIPE

CREAMLESS CREAM OF CAULIFLOWER SOUP RECIPE

CREAMLESS CREAM OF CAULIFLOWER SOUP RECIPE Cauliflower, one of a number of cancer-fighting cruciferous vegetables, are not only believed to prevent cancer from forming but also enhance survival after cancer diagnosis. I love the addition of pear to this soup as it adds some sweetness. The clementine peel and rosemary add a unique and unexpected fragrance. If […]

CURRIED CARROT AND SWEET POTATO SOUP RECIPE

CURRIED CARROT AND SWEET POTATO SOUP RECIPE

CURRIED CARROT AND SWEET POTATO SOUP RECIPE Both carrots and sweet potatoes are rich in alpha- and beta-carotene (“pro-vitamin A carotenoids”), antioxidants that turn into vitamin A in the body. Carrots and sweet potatoes are also good sources of vitamin C, dietary fiber, and other heart-healthy nutrients. Studies have shown that diets high in carotenoids […]

summer

Summer and sexy seniors

Summer weather is upon us, now what do we do?  Bathing suits, cover ups, shorts and sundresses, all the beautiful light clothing we like to wear for summer.  We put it on and check it out,,,hmm over the winter, we have more wrinkles, age spots and maybe a bit of fat or maybe more than […]

memories and travel

The memories! A walk down memory lane.

We are retiring, today I started packing up my home. The memories were playing in my head while I’m packing and taping the bubble wrap, so many years of saving things like little snippets of our lives.  My husband and I will be moving from our villa we’ve been in for 9 years to our […]

Downsizing and space saving, it CAN be done.

Downsizing Need to downsize, a smaller place they say, you’ll love it they say!  You get rid of stuff and pack what you’re sure you can manage.  Listen up, I will say this only once, It will not happen. There will never be enough space.  No matter how much you get rid of, there is […]

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