The Dreaming Dead

I had a dream last night that I was one of the poor souls trying to survive in the post apocalyptic world overrun with zombies from the TV show “The Walking Dead”. For some reason I hadn’t yet been out with the others  (apparently my subconscious brain knows that I’ve spent the past 4 1/2 […]

The Art of Family

I am fortunate to have amazing people in my life who were born with the talent to create works of beauty. In fact, the majority of the artwork hanging in my home has been painted by members of my own family, including works by my grandparents, my mother and my children. Years ago I fell […]

Ok, now what?

No question, love makes the world go ‘round. But where would love be without that playful sidekick, laughter? I’ll admit I’m a sucker for a sense of humor, and my husband has got a great one.17 years ago, his silly walk down the main drag in Lake Placid sealed the deal for me. I’m not […]

Chocolate Apple Banana Quesadilla

Not only does this quesadilla make a quick and healthy breakfast, it’s also would make a perfect after school snack. Ingredients: 2 large tortillas or wraps 1 apple, sliced thin 1 banana, sliced thin 2 T. all natural peanut butter 1 oz. dark chocolate, chopped into small pieces cooking spray Preheat a panini press or […]

Blueberry, Banana and Oatmeal Smoothie

This quick and easy breakfast is packed with fiber, antioxidants, potassium, magnesium, and so much more…all in such a pretty purple package! Ingredients: 1 frozen ripe banana (break into 1 inch pieces prior to freezing) 1 C. fresh or frozen blueberries 1 C. almond milk (unsweetened) 1/4 C. rolled oats 2 t. chia seeds Place […]

Go Ahead! Scratch That Itch!

Do you have a secret talent, an idea for a new product, the desire to travel? Maybe you’re a gifted artist or musician, or you just want to get out there in your community and help others. Maybe your dream is figuring out what your dream actually is. If you’re feeling that itch, what, if […]

White Pizza with Arugula, Grapes and Caramelized Leeks

I recently veganized this particular recipe and I am in LOVE! This pizza has everything your palate could possibly desire, creaminess from the cashew cheese, sweet decadence from the caramelized leeks and sautéed grapes, and a peppery kick from the arugula.   Ingredients: 1 pizza dough ball (homemade or store bought) 4 medium leeks, greens […]