Monthly Archives: May 2012

Tomato-Pesto Tilapia with Garlicky Kale


Unfortunately when I cut this out of the magazine I also cut out the name and date of the magazine, so I cannot give proper credit here. All you need to know is that this was not my creation, and … Continue reading

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Does everyone know Einstein’s definition of insanity?


Does everyone know Einstein's definition of insanity?

There’s nothing wrong with being comfortable, as long as you realize that if you keep doing the same thing you always have, you will get the same results you always did.

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Reusing dryer sheets

Great ideas for reusing your dryer sheets-I’ve done the suitcase trick before, but never tried them as a cleaning tool!

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Static stretching and the effect on speed, strength and power


Over the past several years, it has been widely reported that static stretching prior to exercise can decrease speed, power and strength, indicating that if you are completing an event where speed or power is necessary, you should skip the … Continue reading

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Going Greek


Pretty excited to try this one…it looks nice and light for summer! This is from Better Homes and Gardens Feb 2011 issue. There are quite a few ingredients, but it doesn’t look like it takes long at all. In fact, … Continue reading

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You’re stronger than you think


I was originally looking for another motivational quote to post, but my mind was wandering while I was surfing the internet. I’m assuming a new role at work, and I’m really nervous about it-and a lot of the quotes were … Continue reading

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Random recipe


I made a dinner last night that was loosely based on this recipe¬†from the Cooking Light¬†website. We didn’t have enough couscous, so I cooked 1 cup of bulgur wheat and used that instead. I also did not have rotisserie chicken, … Continue reading

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Mustard pretzel chicken


I saw this idea on a restaurant menu, and told Tim about it-because he’s awesome, he made it tonight, and it was really good!! Definitely different. It’s a chicken breast covered with dijon mustard and rolled in crushed pretzels. Here … Continue reading

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The avoidance of hypocrisy as motivation


As some of you may or may not know, I have been trying to lose a few pounds lately that I had put on thanks to my excitement from being back in the States, and my appreciation for our unlimited … Continue reading

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Eggplant Lasagna burger


I’ve made eggplant lasagna many times, but the idea to put it on a delicious garlic bun is improvised from Self magazine! Here’s the recipe…let me know what you think!   In a small baking dish, place two layers each … Continue reading

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