Soft Pretzels and Hummus

You will love these quick and easy recipes for Soft Pretzels and Hummus   Hummus Recipe: 1 15oz can garbanzo beans (chickpeas) drained and rinsed 1 clove garlic, chopped 1/2 cup plain yogurt 2 TBL lemon juice 1 TBL olive oil salt pepper Blend up in food processor. Use for veggie dip, or bread spreads. Soft Pretzel Recipe 1 1/2 cup warm water 1 teaspoon yeast 2 tablespoons honey Dissolve in water and let sit for 10 minutes Then add: 1 teaspoon salt 4 cups flour Mix thoroughly Read more [...]

Coping Tip of the Day – People can Change

      People can change. A doubter can still believe. Evil can still turnover to good. A sinner can still repent. People can change. Change won’t change itself. You on your own have to choose to evolve. Not the person who sees you as fit. People can change. But change can only do so much. It will never be you, it will never define you, and it will never truly change you. People can change. And change you shall. But underneath all that skin, you are still you. Even though you’ve Read more [...]

MEV has 10 Rules to Remember When You Start to Date

      10 Rules to Remember when You Start to Date after the end of a long relationship.           1) DO NOT let them pick you up on the first date, always meet them somewhere and check in with a friend periodically.   2) If they sent you or requested naughty pictures before you went out with them, you shouldn’t be out on the date.   3) Don’t discuss your psycho ex, crazy ex, traumatic childhood or need for anti-depressants.   4) Don’t Read more [...]

Guacamole Ice Cream Cones

    take 6 inch whole wheat tortilla's (you could make your own) Then we sliced the tortilla in half     Then rolled them into a cone, secured with a toothpick. Placed on parchment paper Brushed with olive oil sprinkled with chili powder Baked at 350 for about 7 or 8 minutes.     Our guacamole recipe is Mashed avocado 1 tsp lime juice salt and pepper to taste.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids.  The experts in making fruits Read more [...]

“Use it or Lose it” Also Applies to Our Brains

    The phrase “use it or lose it” applies to more than just the muscles in our bodies -- it also applies to the neural pathways and connections in our brains. There are a variety of exercises and activities that can successfully work each of the brain’s five major cognitive functions on a daily basis. Here are three video workouts that don’t take much time and you can do a different one each day. BrainGym Increase Brain Power - How to work out your brain and get smarter Daily Read more [...]

A Quick Stop to Pick up Some Money

I had a date one evening with Raj a man from Kuwait. On our way to the restaurant, he asked if we could stop so he could pick up some cash. The next thing I know, we are at the blood bank. Apparently he had not gotten his money from his father, my first red flag…, but I gave it a chance. He said, "If I donated to it would be a memorable first date." Thinking to myself, I am O positive regularly donate but I have not donated in a while, so I said “sure why not.” Anyone that knows me knows Read more [...]

Before and After with Brian Nastovski Author of Just Breathe

   Before                                                    After Before and After The year before the divorce I was personally in the worst physical and emotional shape of my life. I was completely checked out of my marriage and running to my job, beer and food to cope. I had lost who I was my heart and soul and my body was dying due to the stress. The noticeable changes in me were that my fingertips were cracking my hair was falling out I was a size 42 waist, Read more [...]

Inspirational Quotes #34

Inspirational Quotes “A new day dawns bright with hope, new beginnings and a clean slate, fresh starts and first steps!  Dear God, Let my first thought be of you! Amen.”- PML is food for the Soul… "Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breath, and try again!" ~ Kt Witten "You have to do what is right for you… No one walks in your shoes." - "We must hurt in order to grow, Fail in order to know and lose in order to gain. Some lessons in Life are Read more [...]

Take Time for These 12 Things and Have a Happy Life

  Each Day Take Time for These 12 Things and Have a Happy Life Take time to Dream –it teaches you to reach for the stars. Take time to Work – it is the price of success and teaches you pride. Take time to Think – it is the source of power. Take time to Play – it is the secret of youth. Take time to Read – it is the foundation of knowledge. Take time to Worship – it is the highway of reverence and washes the dust of earth from our eyes. Take time for Friends – they are the Read more [...]