Archive: May, 2014

New in “The Wanderlust Food Diaries”: Loves Times Love (A Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

On the Menu: "Matrimonial Munchies" (Wedding Food and Favors Ideas)   to go to the post, click on any of the photos, or click here   (Below) a sampling of the "Matrimonial Munchies" in the post…….           Herb Infused Olive Oil Wedding Favors                                            Colorful Blood Orange Salad for Wedding Meal ______________________________________________________________________________________ Coffee from Honeymoon […]

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Home Cookin’ !!! … Living “In the Stone” in Old Jaffa, Israel

On the Menu: Spicy Lamb Wraps Couscous with lemon Lamb Rib Chops with Quick Cherry Pan Sauce One thing I didn't want to do in this new blog section of is to force myself to present these totally authentic dishes form all over the world (if there even is such a thing as "totally authentic" […]

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Food for Thought: “Heal Thyself” (Part 2)

"The man who says he can, and the man who says he can't………are usually both correct" –Confucius Okay, what the hell is going on here? After never being sick in my life, and my triumphant slaying of "The Beast" (a.k.a., sickness and illness) last Thanksgiving, that I wrote about in Heal Thyself, Part 1, "The […]

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Aqua Spinning? hmmmm, interesting……………

photo credit AquaStudioNY Tribecca Website The idea of aqua spinning, alone, raises many questions: What does one wear to class? What is the temperature of the water? Do you sweat heavily? Is that sanitary? And these are all fair concerns about a workout routine that, until now, has been relatively under the radar and only […]

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Home Cookin’ !!! …Hacienda Heaven!! down in Mexico (“It sounds so sweet, with the sun sinking low” –James Taylor)

On the Menu: Chipotle Wings Tequila and Lime Marinated [Grass Fed] Steak Chorizo con Papas (Mexican Potatoes and Chorizo) Anyone looking for traditional, authentic Mexican architecture and cuisine might find this post a little "anti-climatic". I'm only obligated to be authentic to my "mind's eye", and my individual soul. Which is why I posted this […]

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Home Cookin’ !!! African Stew 3 Ways at an “Awesome, African, Ashanti” home in Cape Coast, Ghana

On the Menu: West African Fish Stew Simple African Chicken Stew African Peanut Stew with Greens I remember talking to an African cab driver (who actually had PHD degree) back in Chicago, we were talking about Africa, and he comment that "All of Africa is not just grasslands, jungle, desert, and mud huts" This sharp, eco […]

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Home Cookin’ !!! …. Moqueca de Peixe (Brazilian Seafood Stew), at a retro house full of the “Aguarela do Brasil” (the “Watercolors of Brazil”)

I'm kinda "brushing up" my Latin Style Cooking, for both the coming World Cup and the coming 2016 Olympics in Brazil. This "simpler than you think" Moqueca de Peixe (Brazilian Seafood Stew) should do well for replacing my annual SuperBowl Seafood Gumbo… And the "Aguarela do Brasil" ("Watercolors of Brazil") come forth so creatively and […]

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Home Cookin’ …Super Salmon in the Great Northwest, Vancouver BC

On the menu…… Lemon Herb Salmon, and Blackened Salmon with Mango Salsa Living up here in "The Great Northwest" of the USA, this area is of the country is heaven for Salmon and Seafood lovers This amazing crib, next door to my [current] home, in Seattle Washington, in Southlands Vancouver is a good "Great Northwest" […]

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The “Cool School” (Part 2) …..Refreshing, Summer Drink Recipes

  below, Strawberry, Coconut, and Lime, Mint Water – Click photo for recipe my current favorite sweeteners are……. UMF Manuka Honey (mixes well in blender, one of the healthiest things you could ever put in your body) Coconut Palm Sugar (perfect substitute for recipes requiring processed sugar, brown sugar, or simple syrup mix) Coconut Water […]

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They invented a disease and gave it a name……….

……drug companies accused of inventing diseases to boost drug sales, sigh 🙁 I had to use cartoons for this post because whole thing is a big joke to me. The following text was pulled from and article in Natural News…… Inventing fictitious diseases The Royal College of General Practitioners in the U.K. has accused drug […]

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A “Stacked” Side of of Salmon

I'm lucky!!!! I suppose lucky in many things in life, but I specifically mean I'm lucky to be addicted to Wild Caught Alaskan Salmon, when it happens to be one of the most healthy, nutritious foods on the planet, rich in cancer preventing Vitamin D, and a host of other nutrients. And contrary to perceptions […]

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Upscale Sustainable Living!!! (Oil Nut Bay, British Virgin Islands)

I think Nietzsche said it best when he said "The Formula for our happiness? a Yes, a No, a Straight Line, A GOAL!!". But, come to think of it, Nietzsche later died in an insane asylum, so I hope this is a good analogy. Anyhooz, when I was down at Oil Nut Bay Community a […]

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The Oregon Genetically Modified Wheat Mystery Deepens…………..

Living part time in Oregon, I got sucked into this story, and it won't let go of my mind. The full text of this article is copied word for word from the NPR website…………….. The strange case of genetically engineered wheat on a farm in Oregon remains as mysterious as ever. If anything, it's grown […]

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Tapas Time!!!! (a.k.a., “Kebab Time”)

Grilled Caprese Tomato Kebabs (with Balsamic Glaze) Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Roasted Pepper Dip Nothing is more perfect as a Tapas Appetizer than Kebabs……. or is that Kabobs, or is that Skewers? Anyhooz, the beauty of kebabs is that you could literally make kebabs your whole life and never have the same recipe twice. Here […]

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The Art of [Grass Fed] Cheese

Open Faced Sandwich with Brie, Prosciutto [or Pastured Turkey], Caramelized Onion, & Arugula and, Cheese Stuffed Organic Cherry Tomatoes Since people aways write me asking where my head is at so far as healthing eating, let me reiterate the following points on eating delicious, but still eating healthy………. ** I TOTALLY AVOID COMMERCIAL CHEESE AND […]

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Girl Talk: “Beauty Behind The Mask” (Part 1), D.I.Y. Facial Masks

I figured there is no other place in my wellness blog I could ever possibly use these cool mask photos I saved off , than in a posting on D.I.Y. Homemade Natural Facial Masks. REMEMBER!!  Bad skin is often a result of imbalances deep within the body, often provoked by what we eat (or don't […]

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“Body”, (Part 48)
a.k.a. “Watching You”
(…a “Locked Down” Summertime Slideshow)

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Duke University tests and ranks the effectiveness of 14 different facial masks for COVID-19 protection

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Bento Box Turkey Club
Roll Ups

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“Misty in Manhattan”
(Ballerina Misty Copelnd gives a tour of her Manhattan Home)

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Pinterest shuts down my Pinterest Page because of my Kolin Kaepernick article

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“Dressed to Grill”
…Sophisticated Skewers (Part 11)

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Cilantro-Lime Chicken Wings

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“Music is the Best Medicine”
“The Lady In My Life”
-Stanley Jordan
(…my Cover Version)

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Jamaican Jerk Skewers

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Ms. Rashidat Owe, Vegan, talks Detox, Fitness and how Yoga saved her life from Drug Abuse

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Chicken and Avocado Sandwich Bento Box

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“It’s a Beautiful Day”
(…for Ziggy Marley’s Pancakes)

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Shrimp Kabobs with
Pistachio-Tarragon Pesto

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Michael B. Jordan Reveals his Body Transformation Secrets for “Creed” and “Black Panther”

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Cheesy Avocado Toast

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Black Owned “Foot Print Farms” in Mississippi Gets Meals to Children During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Healthy Herb Fries

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Girl Talk:
Beauty Secrets from Africa
(Part 3)

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Orange and Avocado Salad

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Cool Fitness Gear!!!
(Part 4)

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Fifteen Creative Five Ingredient Smoothies

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Fifty+, Fit and Fabulous!!!
Angelique Miles, Age 53 !!!
Wellness “Influencer”

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Pan Fried Cod in a Citrus Basil Butter Sauce

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African American Men are at High Risk of ‘False Positives’ in Prostate Cancer Screening

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Sheet Pan Roasted Spring Veggies with Eggs

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Planning the Perfect “Picnic Date” at an Esparanza Spalding Concert

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Chocolate Espresso Waffles

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“Sustainable Lenny” !!!
(…a sneak peek inside Lenny Kravitz’s Farm and Ranch)

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Chicken Souvlaki Bowls
with Garlic Fries

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Beauty products marketed to Black Women more likely to contain toxic chemicals (…says a recent study)

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Spicy Chicken Meal Prep

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One Woman’s Journey into Fighting Acne With Essential Oils

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Lemon Chicken with Asparagus and Potatoes

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Black Sesame Seeds help fight Prostate Cancer (…easy to add to daily Smoothies!!)

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Eggs Fried in Bell Peppers

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Ballerina Misty Copeland’s
Five Ways She Eats, Trains and Lives Healthy

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Men’s Natural Body Care
(…becoming an all-natural, GQ “Smooth Operator”)

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Farmer’s Market Salad

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Girl Talk: Natural Contraceptive Methods

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My Top 30 Superfood
“Power Rankings”
(….numbers 1 thru 10)

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Rainbow Veggie Skewers

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“Loves Times Love”
(..a Bright Brooklyn Wedding Affair)

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Turmeric Fruit Salad

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Putting Monsanto in Your Vagina?
…Many Tampons Contaminated with Toxic Glyphosate Herbicide

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Mango Chicken

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The Prostate Cancer Fighting “Fantastic Four” : Broccoli, Turmeric, Green Tea, Pomegranate

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Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash

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Toxin Levels in women drop sharply  just 3 days after switching to natural makeup  (…a recent study says)

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Simple Baked Italian Oregano Meatballs

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The “Gangster Gardener”
He plants food gardens on vacant lots all over South Central L.A.

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The “Green Goddess” Sandwich

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Men’s Health: Nutrients for Male Vitality and Well Being (Part 7)

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Chicken, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

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“The Wanderlust Food Diaries”
“Grab Your Hat, Here We Go”
…to Bajacu Villa, Turks and Caicos
Menu: another Tropical Lunch

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“Hanging” With India Arie
…On St. Lucia Island, Caribbean
Menu: Vegetarian Kabobs

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“Clean Eating” Bento Boxes

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Potato, Pepper, and Egg Skillet

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New Study Reveals Importance of Zinc in Prostate Health

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Summer Glow
“Buddha Bowl”

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Dinner and a Movie:
“Creed”
On the Menu: Healthy Philly Cheesesteak

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Almond Banana Pancakes

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Health and Safety Tips When Getting a Tattoo

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Moroccan Chicken Skewers

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See all articles in “The Healthy Chef’s Cookbook”
(The Art of Food)

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See all articles in “Eat Smart”
(The Science of Food)

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The GAIA Health Blog
Ranked in Top 100 Health Blogs!!!

…and top 100 Natural Food Blogs for 2018

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(BELOW) Links to my favorite sites who are ”Raging Against the Machine”
(and also some fun cooking blogs)

One Bold Soul: Artist and Writer

(…”Healthy but Smart” is one of the best websites I’ve found, if you want to find unbiased, informative, and understandable research and info on superfoods and so forth, to aid in taking your health back!!)

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(same name, different blog, no need to fight about it)

Real Food Freaks

Kim’s “Nutritionally Well”

THE PAST ON A PLATE
Special ‘shout out’ to this food blogger. Totally different style than me, but my favorite food blog in creativity. She inspired me to start my ‘Dinner and a Movie’ and “Wanderlust Food Diaries’ articles.

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