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I Scream You Scream We All Scream for OKRA!

This is how it went down today with my okra and me.  I picked it up at the Farmers' Market this morning and decided to roast it in the oven for a quick snack because I am hungry.  Want to know what I did?  Wanna here it, here it go. Ingredients fresh okra kosher salt olive oil Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Clean, wash, dry and slice ...

Farmers’ Market Trek Take 2

When I received a text from my cousin informing me she was headed to the market Sunday morning - she ain't said nothing but a word when she invited me along.  YES I plan to go with YOU!!!!  Off we went at 8:10 am in the morning and what an adventure it was! Did our first run through looking at everything out there and then on the 2nd pass ...

POWer Punch Beet Juice Recipe

The benefits of beets let me count the ways!  The beet root (the bulb) is chock full of vitamin B folate and potassium with a bit of Vitamin C and  iron for flava.  According to several food health sources, it is an excellent source of nitrate which helps with blood flow which translates to improved athletic and physical performance.  Who ...

Green Thunder Juice Recipe

A friend of mine said she had this at The Grind House in Baltimore, MD and well....ya know I just have to try it for myself.  I renamed it because I changed it up just a tad bit.  Try it and tell me how ya like it.  It is very delish! [Tweet "Try this Green Thunder Juice Recipe and feel the thunder. #juicerecipe #greenjuice"] Ingred...

Pretty In Pink Juice

[Tweet "Get Pretty In Pink with this #juicerecipe. ENJOY! #juicing #howtojuice"] I found the recipe for this keeper in the 101 Juice Fast app.  It is so delectable your body will LOVE it.  Beets are an excellent flusher as well.  Try it and tell me how you like it by leaving a comment below. Ingredients 1 pineapple 1 beet E...

Wegman’s Event – Enter to Win $50 of Organics at This Saturday’s Event!

Anyone who knows me KNOWS I totally enjoy shopping at Wegmans.  Granted, my husband does the majority of the family grocery shopping but on those rare occasions I go with him - Wegmans it is!!!!   And now they are having an event at their Hunt Valley store (actually at all of their locations) where we can go and "taste" their organic offerin...

Taste The Rainbow Juice

This juice has so many delectable colors the first thing that came to mind was "Taste The Rainbow".  I mean when you drink this down it is very delish!  Here is the recipe I hope you enjoy and please post a comment if you decide to try it. [Tweet "Drink some Taste the Rainbow Juice with its beautiful colors. #juicing #juicedetox #juiceclean...

Green Vital Juice

[Tweet "Green Vitale Juice is what you want to feed your body. Try it. #greenjuice #vitale #juicerecipe"] I know it's green.  Green turns off some people when it comes to their food but I know when it comes to good health - GO GREEN!  This juice is power packed with the good fresh stuff to start your day and power you up.  If anyone is ...

My Magic Garden Update

Sooooo, you all know I started my garden back in May of this year and planted some pretty neat stuff that I like to eat and buy out of the grocery stores.  Well....sniff sniff - I have experienced some casualties everybody! Casualty #1 2, not 1 but 2 of my red bell peppers coming started growing in and rotted before they even turned RED!  What ...

More Pictures from Farmers Market

I plan to go next Sunday by 7:30 am to get a good parking spot and out there before the masses show up!

My Trek to the Baltimore Farmers Market

I am having a great day.  No let restate differently - I am having an awesome day.  Wanna know why?  Because I had a FANTASTIC time at 8:20 am this morning at the farmers market.  I have been hearing about it and wanting to go for some time but 1.  Did not know where it was located and 2.  Never made time for it. I went today with my cousin ...

FFF Challenge #7: Eat 2 Fresh Green Salads a Day

We are now beginning with challenge #7.  This week's challenge should be amenable given the summer holiday. Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is:  Eat two fresh green salads a day M-F Green salads are crispy, fresh and cool and with the warm weather - extremely refreshing.  Remember, the darker the greens, the better for ...

Vegetable Garden Update

I posted an article back on May 22, 2012 after I planted some basic vegetables in pots on my back deck.  I planted plum tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers, red bell pepper and habañero pepper.  I got rid of last year's rosemary and cut back the oregano and mint.  What do you think of my little babies?  They are growing up so fast and I can't wait ...

FFF Challenge #6: No Soft Drinks of Any Kind

We are now beginning with challenge #6.  Yeah.....these are going to start to become more challenging! Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is: Drink no soft drinks of any kind One of the best ways to lose weight is to curb extra and empty calories!  Well soft drinks are nothing but sugar overload along with empty calories. ...

FFF Challenge #5: Eat no poultry, pork or beef Tuesday and Thursday

We are now beginning with challenge #5.  This is our version of "meatless Monday" but applies to Tuesday and Thursday. Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is: Eat no poultry, pork or beef Tuesday and Thursday I have to admit - this is going to be a challenge for me especially since I am constantly told to consume protein to ...

Homemade Stir Fry

In support of this week's Femme Fitale challenge I made a stir fry meal for myself and family.  Stir fries are great because they are quick, easy and delicious.  I bought the veggie precut at Wegmans (I love that grocery store) and added my own protein (chicken breast cut in 1-inch pieces) and sauce (low sodium of course) and voila...a filling ...

FFF Challenge #4: Eat at least 3 servings of vegetables

We are now beginning with challenge #4.  Can you believe we would have completed 1 month of challenges once this ends?  Let's get started with #4 so we can claim that victory. Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is: Eat at least 3 servings of vegetables a day Growing up as a kid, I never fully appreciated vegetables.  Probably ...

Try It Raw

Here are some informative videos on the benefits of the raw food lifestyle.  Check it out and let me know what you think. http://youtu.be/AJOzg_kvVRE Part I http://youtu.be/B63h2tLcKwE Part II