Lisa's Blog

Nuts over U

Monday, January 28th, 2019

At least you should be. We must love ourselves before we can show kindness and care to others. Nuts are a super healthy snack. Portable, easy to carry, eat when necessary-that could be all day. Not recommended, but truly a good complex carbohydrate.  Cashews have calcium, A and other nutriments. You may like pecans, ummm-good. […]

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Shrimp saute’

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

This short-cut cook recipe is one of my favorites. From the freezer to the pan, a One-Dish Wonder. Buy fresh shrimp, no shells. 2 Tablespoons, butter 1 pound shrimp, cleaned 1 package frozen vegetable rice, cook as directed 6 ounces frozen veggies, carrot and peas, thaw in microwave 1 Tablespoon minced garlic 2 Tablespoons Marsala […]

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Christ mas

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Good day to all! The holidays can bring us much joy, fun and more. However, they often bring anxiety, depression and more grief. That’s why I try to remember that Jesus is the Reason for this season. Keep your expectations low, and if possible, help someone else.They too maybe lonely and blue. Wishing you all […]

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Apple Toast

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Apple delight This is a great recipe to start any day or holiday. It’s a great day in the neighborhood, so eat a healthy, yummy, breakfast. This ShortCut Cook recipe, is just what the Doctor ordered. 1 tsp. butter 1 medium size crispy apple, peeled and sliced 1 Tbs. water 1 tsp. cinnamon and sugar […]

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A glimpse of hope

Friday, November 9th, 2018

From Walnut Creek, California, I was so happy to see the sun. It was extremely bright, and glared through the smoke-filled sky. The Camp Fire in Butte County is still in full-fury mode. Food for thought: Please say to someone you’re very close too, that you love them. The world today is in heavy turmoil, […]

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Sun Shine

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

I can’t believe the weather for us California’s. Gorgeous, but very unusual. Whatever the weather, whatever the situation, try to focus on whatever we’ve been given. It’s beautiful oustide, gleam onto the beauty, and relish in the sunshine.Hopefully the rain will come soon. Blessings  

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Avocado Salad

Friday, October 19th, 2018

This little fruit of joy is just what is needed to maintain a healthy immune system. Avocados are good bodybuiliding boosters, loaded with vitamin K, folic acid, B6, C and potassium Help yourself. They easily hide when mixed. Life is tough enough, so keep it simply delicious. Savor the flavors.   2 large avocados, peeled […]

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Lulu’s no lemon

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

This is my doggie Lulu who graced the back cover of my Good Grief Cooking book. She’s now about 6 1/2, and still very precious. When I first got Lulu from the Pound, she was a bolter. Whenever the door, either car or home would open, she’d escape. She’s matured with age, alot like fine […]

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Zucchini Saute’

Monday, September 24th, 2018

I really appreciate simple, tasty food. I like this dish because it can be ready in under 10 minutes. Two medium size zucchinis (washed well), sliced thin. Using a medium, nonstick skillet, add 2 tablespoons butter. Melt and brown. Carefully add zucks, fresh tomato, diced onion, and sprinkle with dried, Italian Seasoning and salt lightly. Stir and […]

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

  I love my Turkeys. When I take walks on this trail, I am awestruck by the wonderful wild life. Sometimes just a short walk away from home, can be helpful in overcoming grief. Exercise is a necessity for a healthy life style, just as eating healthy food. These are wild Turkeys, and can’t be your Thanksgiving […]

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