Vegetarian Chili

  For Monday's meal, I didn't follow any particular recipe. When I went shopping for beans, I picked up a few that I haven't tried and wanted to give this chili a wide variety of flavor. As you can see in the picture, there are quite a few. Ingredients: 2 sticks celery 1 cup onions … Continue reading Vegetarian Chili


My take on Harvey Weinstein

If you've been living under a rock these last few months, allegations came out against Harvey Weinstein and a slew of other Hollywood directors about sexual misconduct among actors and actresses. This is what started the #metoo campaign. There was a lot of support for the men and women who came forth and also a … Continue reading My take on Harvey Weinstein

Getting Fit for the New Year

If you're like me, when it comes to the new year, your resolution is to lose weight or get healthy. Every year since I was 18, this was my resolution. When I graduated high school, I was 180lbs, engaged and starting college. Even at this weight, I thought I was fat. As I got comfortable … Continue reading Getting Fit for the New Year

Happy Thanksgiving/Black Friday

I hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving and didn't go too crazy this Black Friday. We had a nice spread at my sister's this year, while I made cheesecake, cherry pie and brought the mashed potatoes. After all, was said and done, we have turkey to last us at least a month. We're trying to … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving/Black Friday

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Shake

These past few weeks, this has been my go-to after workout shake. Depending on how much ice I put in, it also makes a great milkshake. Every time I make it, I have, at least, 2 of the kids waiting to get the leftovers. I'm lucky to finish the whole thing by myself, but it's … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Shake