Nutiva and Earth Balance Giveaway – and update from Kim

Turkey day picture

Ho, ho, ho!  I can’t believe it’s that time of year again and how quickly the time passes in November and December!  I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I did – and the best part was taking my Vegan Pumpkin Pie to my gracious Thanksgiving host’s house.  It was a hit!  We had some [...]

Engine 2 – Day 21: Portobello Fajitas, Tips, Birthdays and More :)

Chuys Veggie Enchiladas, No Cheese, Sub Avocado Inside (I didn't eat those beans!)

Hi Friends! Why is this time of year so busy?  In hindsight, I would have picked a better time to do this challenge.  SO I WILL DO IT AGAIN and again, and again…!  But, for someone who has had multiple birthdays, my anniversary, and just a lot going on at work, I think I have [...]

A Garden Update & My Non Big Fat Greek Platter


Hello Healthy Friends!  Long time no chat!  Or, should I say…long time no post?!  I’ve been super crazy busy with cakes and kids and carnivals and costumes…all fun and fabulous stuff! We had a super fun Halloween with Rapunzel and our mini firefighter. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday too! I love this time [...]

Engine 2 – Day 12 Update

Trick or Treat!

Boo!  I hope everyone had a great and safe Halloween!  I had so much fun – it’s always just a great excuse to walk around with a glass of wine and say hi to the neighbors!  I happen to have the greatest neighbors in the world, so it was a blast!  Zane (5) was a [...]

The Ugly Truth – Day 5 of Engine 2!

cholesterol before

Hi Healthy friends! Today is Day 5 of my Engine 2 Diet so I thought I would let you know how it’s going!  :)  I started my Diet on Friday, but went to get my blood work done last Wednesday. I finally got the results yesterday. They are ugly! If you read the Engine 2 [...]

Vegan Pumpkin Pancakes & My “Oil-Free Challenge”


This past Monday I started a 28 day “Oil-Free” challenge. I wanted to support and join my fellow HealthyMamma Kim on her Engine 2 Vegan Challenge but I’m already vegan…I’ve been dairy free for almost 2 years and meat free for a couple of months…prior to that I was still consuming fish on occasion.  So, obviously, the [...]

Engine 2 – Prep Week!

Engine 2 Book

Hello and happy fall! Brr, it’s finally getting chilly here in Austin, TX, with temperatures only in the 60′s degrees tonight, as I watched my 14-year-old son’s football team win another game, keeping them with an undefeated 6-0 record. I love cool weather fall football! It’s another crazy busy this week, but I thought I [...]