What was your weekend like? My husband published his book! He's been working for months and well years on gathering this data and has finally published the long-awaited secrets for humanity. I read the book and couldn't put it down, seriously. My brain was tingling as I read and at some times steaming. He pushed me to boundaries and had me face hard-hitting questions. I know it's not vegan but he does have a very informative section on Government Approved Chemicals which I highly recommend you check out. Support the love of my life and buy your book today at amazon.com!
After all that hardcore knowledge, my brain needed to air out. The ocean is my favorite place to do it, and Jerry loves it too. My feet sunk into the sand, touched the water and everything was all right in the world. I splashed in honor of my sweet step-son JJ and smiled sweetly. We stretched and did yoga and watched the many tourists pass by.
We stacked rocks & he won the contest by a landslide! ;)
Through out the day we expressed ourselves, reached new heights and then shared a beautiful sunset.
After reading his book and spending time by the shore I'm reminded of the quote above. The following day our friend came over and shared an incredible amount of tomatoes and very large garden fresh zucchini!
I couldn't help but play with the food!
Then I went GROCERY SHOPPING! I just love grocery shopping. Do you? I used to despise it. Then I dated a foodie who told me it was his most favorite thing to do because he would imagine all the good meals he would eat as a result of shopping and loved the savings of dining in vs. eating out. Ever since then I've looked at grocery shopping different and have thoroughly enjoyed it. I love to touch, feel and smell the produce.
Here are some helpful guidelines to use when shopping!
Always read the label! More often then not there are hidden ingredients that aren't good for you.
Buy Organic when possible!
Buy plenty of fresh veggies and fruit to keep your cravings at bay!
Try not to skimp on the good stuff. Allow yourself a treat.
Try something new! This week I tried a lychee!
Fresh peaches? My husband was my gracious photographer! Thanks honey! That evening I made 2 batches of quinoa and 2 batches of homemade salsa for the week and soaked some dried black beans. We've already enjoyed the salsa and quinoa for 3 meals in different varieties. Today the black beans are on the stove and homemade bread will be on its way soon. Life is good. As if all that weren't enough, my best friend sent me a beautiful apron this afternoon!
May life shower you with blessings and love!
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