Hello and Happy Friday! How was your week? Must’ve been tough to have a complete week of back to normal after our Thanksgiving holiday last week; I hope you had a good break. For us we had a very relaxing Thanksgiving holiday in Malibu in Southern California.Continue reading Thanksgiving in Malibu
Research published in JAMA (The Journal of American Medical Association) supports the idea that diet quality, not quantity, is what helps people lose and manage their weight most easily in the long run.Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom. Diet quality not quantity is what helps people lose weight and maintain it
Happy Thanksgiving! May your day be filled with the warmth of love and affection of family and friends 🦃🍂💕.Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
This recipe is for a Sri Lankan pumpkin curry with the lovely aroma of curry leaves, coconut milk and spices that is more like a saucy stew that can be had with basmati rice.Continue reading Sri Lankan Roasted Pumpkin Curry
Hello and Happy Friday! Hope you had a good week and are ready for the weekend. Today I’l like share pictures of our fall holiday in Sonoma Wine Country last week.Continue reading Fall Weekend in Sonoma Wine Country
I do love a good pumpkin cake especially at this time of year. This recipe is for a pumpkin coffee cake that is light on the pumpkin, spongey, with a crunchy brown sugar topping, and soft buttery center. Perfect paired with coffee or tea.Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake
I call it serendipitous when I saw persimmons hanging like on a clothes line at Folktale Winery in Carmel Valley last week. The timing was too coincidental as I had just been chatting with my friend Lakshmi a few days earlier about this drying technique, when she was sharing with me about a friend of hers who dried persimmons on a clothes line the Japanese way.Continue reading Hoshigaki – The Japanese Art of Drying Persimmons
With apples a plenty nowadays it’s a wonderful time to use these delicious crunchy fruit in a salad. Here I’ve added thinly sliced apples to a mixed greens salad and gave it a boost of healthy goodness with a combination of super seeds such as hemp seeds, flax seeds, sunflower seeds and chia seeds. All tossed with a store bought Ceaser dressing.Continue reading Apple Salad with Super Seeds – Hemp, Flax and Chia Seeds
Hello and Happy Friday! Today I’d like to share pics of beautiful Big Sur which we visited last week. Here in Northern California sunny blue skies, cool temps and spectacular scenery is what awaited us in Big Sur.Continue reading Fall Weekend in Big Sur, CA
The power of the casual check in “Hi how are you, just wanted to say hi. Happy Wednesday!” has profound positive impact on our friends, more than we think new research finds.Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom. The Power of the Casual Check in. Text Your Friends. It Matters More Than You Think.