Trust me…

“Laugh, even when you feel too sick or too worn out or tired. Smile, even when you're trying not to cry, and the tears are blurring your vision. Sing, even when people stare at you and tell you your voice is crappy. Trust, even when your heart begs you not to. Twirl, even when your … Continue reading Trust me…

“She’s such a Pollyanna!”

Have you ever noticed? Have you ever noticed that everything in life worth doing, is difficult? Have you ever noticed that for some of us, our mind automatically drifts to the negative instead of the positive? There are some people who can’t even stand to be around positive people because it’s so foreign to them, … Continue reading “She’s such a Pollyanna!”

Yogurt Turmeric Salad Dressing

I love this dressing and it's so healthy for you. It contains turmeric which is considered a medicinal herb. Turmeric  contains curcumin which is a powerful anti-inflammatory (people with Lupus suffer from inflammation tremendously). Curcumin is also an antioxidant. Since curcumin is difficult for the bloodstream to absorb, it's a good idea to use black … Continue reading Yogurt Turmeric Salad Dressing

A Year of Healing…

A Year of Healing I love the following Buddhist Proverbs: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” “If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” … Continue reading A Year of Healing…

Lost in the right direction…

“As I start each day I have a blank canvas. I will make every effort to fill it with color.” – Wylie R. Weeks There’s something very refreshing to me when I read this quote. How does it make you feel? Like you’re ready to go out into the world and do a happy-dance? Or … Continue reading Lost in the right direction…

Vegan Taquitos

Makes: 10 taquitos TAQUITO MIXTURE Ingredients (use organic ingredients where possible) 10 Sprouted corn tortillas (organic), I like using these as they're yeast free, high fiber, sprouted, non-GMO, and Vegan. 1 x 14 oz can kidney beans which fulfill protein requirements, high in fiber, have 8 essential amino acids, help fight against many diseases, and … Continue reading Vegan Taquitos

New Guilty Pleasure…

Weird the way my life has changed the past 3 years, and not always in ways I wanted it to. (Insert my Mom's voice, "Life is what you make it honey". Which was usually followed with a "yah, but..." from me). Have you been there, done that? I strongly urge that we remain positive and … Continue reading New Guilty Pleasure…