Archives for September 2013

Last Day of Summer !

Today is a day to celebrate many things including my sister Judy’s Birthday, the annual Day of Peace and the last day of summer.  Fall officially begins Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 1:44 PM PDT here on the West Coast of B.C.  What are you doing today to enjoy your last day of summer? I […]

Peace Day !

  “On this International Day of Peace, let us pledge to teach our children the value of tolerance and mutual respect.  Let us invest in the schools and teachers that will build a fair and inclusive world that embraces diversity.  Let us fight for peace and defend it with all our might.” Ban Ki-moon, UN […]

Peace Day ! September 21st

“The true fulfillment only comes from within the depths of your being. This is the place, from within you, that the peace needs to emanate. We become philosophical about peace. Peace is not a philosophy: peace is a feeling.” Prem Rawat  

White Spot hamburgers have gone too far !

In the mail today I received a flyer from the White Spot that caught my eye as I proceeded to throw it into the recycling.  I promptly retrieved it from my recycling because I could believe what I was seeing.   A POUTINE Burger with a Canadian flag dotting the “i” in the word Poutine […]

Fresh Berries and Grapefruit Salad

This delicious berry salad is combination of sweet and tart and is adapted from the Go Fit Gals Plan.  It’s a wonderful salad to make ahead for a quick morning breakfast topped with a 1/2 a cup of non-fat Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of sunflower or chia seeds. Grapefruits are a funny thing for […]

Fresh Berries and Grapefruit Salad

Fresh blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and grapefruit.

Dog Daze of Summer !

I love to watch my dog Lucy relax around the house.  Today was especially cute and I had to share this picture of her.

My New Favourite Salad !

Fresh Okanagan peaches are sweet and juicy this year and my friend Ann gave me an amazing Tomato and Peach Salad that is so yummy, it’s my new summertime salad.   I have adapted the recipe from the original 6 serving size to a single serving because that’s where I am at right now.  But it […]

Tomato and Fresh Peach Salad

This recipe was given to me by my friend Ann and the combination of peaches and tomatoes is unbelievably tasty.

Preparing your Food in Advance !

One of the things that I have learned from my friends at Go Fit Gals is to prepare your food in advance of a busy work week.  I love their philosophy of “Eat Clean, Train Dirty” and so this morning I decided to start working the plan (again !). Last night I thawed some ground […]