The Word: Purpose

The word purpose Has the word pure in it E is the final letter…   …P-U-& R begin it   Purely a coincidence Undecided, well think about it Realization of a higher love Purpose isn’t pure without it On some deeper level See the side from which I spin it Each time you find a purpose…   …May you also find pure in it     Follow me on Facebook Tony Haynes Check out these and some of my other books on Amazon.com SpiritChili A Few Poems From Words Read more [...]

Creamy Crockpot Italian Chicken

Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts 1 package dry Italian dressing mix 1 recipe cream of chicken soup 1/2 cup water 2-3 laughing cow cream cheese blocks 2 cups frozen or fresh chopped veggies (broccoli, spinach, green beans, green peas)   Directions: Spray crock pot with non-stick cooking spray. Place 4 smaller chicken breasts or 2 extra-large chicken breasts into the crockpot. Combine water and Italian dressing mix and stir.  Pour dressing over the chicken. Layer chicken soup on top Read more [...]

Four Homemade Frozen Popsicle Treats

Whipped Pineapple Pops  Ingredients 2 - 20 oz cans naturally sweetened crushed pineapple OR 1 large fresh pineapple, cut into chunks Juice of 1 lime 1 1/2 cups cream, almond milk, or coconut milk (full fat works best for the most creamy consistency)   Instructions Place pineapple and lime juice in a high power blender.  Blend until smooth and frothy. Combine with creamy liquid. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze until hardened. Enjoy!     Homemade Peanut Butter Read more [...]

Crockpot Rice and Bean Soup

  Ingredients 1 1/4 cup mixed beans (buy the packaged kind, or mix your own- any dried beans will do! 5 cups chicken broth 4 carrots, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1/4 cup brown rice 1 TBL tomato paste 1 teaspoon italian seasoning Salt to taste (about 1/2 tsp) Dash of pepper 1 can tomatoes (diced)   Instructions Chop carrots, celery, and onion. Dump the rest in a slow cooker and cook on high for 4-6 hours.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Read more [...]

Expecting Immortality

My life could end today Or tomorrow I could die Second hand will tick away Till the minutes multiply   It is what I do till death - somehow stumbles at my door Signaling my final breath – without whimper, shout or roar   Love is what I shall pursue – In this life I call my post On guard one duty loving you – Till I give up the ghost Very much a mortal – me – I’ll live my whole life through Expecting immortality…   …To come from loving you     Follow Read more [...]

Creamy Lemon ‘Clean Eating’ Fruit Dip

Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup honey 1 cup plain Greek yogurt Lemon zest for garnish   Instructions Combine lemon juice and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, turn heat down and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Whisk together Greek yogurt and lemon/honey mixture. Garnish with lemon zest. Serve with your favorite fruit.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables Read more [...]

The Official God Only Knows Poem

Making sense of it all As I have tried to do Keeps me on my toes I have a special theory No one wants to hear it but God only knows   So I just live my life Enthusiastic daily Nostalgic I suppose Sure that nothing’s certain Except for sudden death & the chapter it will close   Oh, I’d like a crystal ball Five decks of tarot cards & clairvoyance to impose   I would be The genius   And I would play the lotto Lose or win Luck comes & goes…   …And Read more [...]