Healthy Shelley

It is time

Dear Shelley, OK, it has been a month now… I honestly am trying to get over this thing called, “panic.” I just don’t understand how someone so “together” could snap in a matter of weeks! I have tried to forgive and move on, even wrote a “burned list.” I am writing a “bucket list” so […]

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Cran-Cherry-Pomegranate Sauce

cran-cherry sauce

  I love cranberries! You know it’s “fall” when cranberries hit the produce stand. My family likes the good ole cranberry jelly in a can, and I used to like that too untillll I came up with my own concoction after being introduced to Pomegranate juice last spring by Rebecca my nutritionist. *So, just know […]

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Turkey Roulade with Maple Squash

turkey and squash

With Thanksgiving around the corner this recipe is a great alternative if you don’t want to make the whole “bird”. The stuffing rolled up in this great dish not only makes it beautiful when served but it gives it just the right amount of flavor all mixed together. I paired this together with Canyon Ranch’s […]

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The Best Sweet Corn Sauce

chicken and corn sauce

After my wonderful stay in August at Miami’s Canyon Ranch I thought it would be great to share some of the tasty and inspirational recipes that I have tried from their cookbooks which I had to bring home with me. I love food that has a wonderful taste! Food that when you put your fork […]

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My own personal Eat Pray Love

photo credit: Elizabeth Gilbert and Penquin Group It’s no secret to anyone who has followed my site here that I am a special needs mom who has been on a wellness makeover for the past five months. So when I tell you that a few months ago when my husband and I went on a […]

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Baked Penne with four cheeses

4 cheese pasta

  Who doesn’t love comfort food sometimes? I have yearned and missed homemade macaroni and cheese, which I will attempt to “lighten” up soon but in the mean time we loved Ellie’s four-cheese baked penne. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup small curd low-fat cottage cheese 1 cup spark-skim ricotta cheese 1 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella […]

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