The Memorial day weekend is the first official holiday weekend that kicks off all of the BBQ cookouts, picnics, family/class reunions, and travel plans taking place this summer. Here are a few of my healthy alternatives to your traditional barbecue staples you can place on your grill along with preparing some nutritious and delicious side… Continue reading Memorial Day Healthy Cookout Alternatives
Ever since I was a little girl, I've always wanted to go to Tuscany, other parts of Italy and Martha's Vineyard. Why? I don’t know. Being a little girl from Orange Mound, the idea sounded far fetched because how could a little girl like me from a poor but rich in spirit community ever dream… Continue reading Cruising through Spring
Spring is steady peeking it's pretty head in and out of season. One day it's 60 degrees, and the next day it might be down to 30 or 40. I find myself putting on clothes that's somewhere in between. I'm really over this dreary weather because I want to lace up my tennis shoes and… Continue reading Brighter Days Ahead: Still Looking for the Days of Spring.
From elementary school all the way up to high school, I played the violin. One of my favorite classical pieces we would play in orchestra was "The Four Seasons" by Vivaldi. This year alone, Memphis has experienced all four seasons within a week and sometimes within a day lol. March has gotten off pretty much… Continue reading Oh Spring. Where are Thou?
I love making a healthy salad for my lunch or dinner that's packed with my 7 daily essential nutrients and pretty enough to look and eat. I always make sure I have beautiful colors on my plate because most colorful veggies are full of vitamins and minerals. Here's a great infographic that shows you how… Continue reading How to Build the Perfect Salad