Archive: August, 2015

“Garden Graffiti” (Part 1) … “Vines in a Cage” (a.k.a., “Move on Up” !!!) The Insignia Building, Seattle Washington

I was inspired to start a new series of blog articles when I walked past this building going up a block from me in Seattle, Washington. I'm calling these articles "Garden Graffiti", I think you can see where I'm going with that.   (Below) Digital Graphic of the Insignia Building, due for completion later in […]

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“Dressed To Grill” … Sophisticated Skewers (Part 3)

Summer may be winding down, but my list of creative Sophisticated Skewers goes on and on. So here is another batch for my online cookbook. ….and also another of what I call my "Culinary Porn", that being my addictive obsession, Custom Outdoor Kitchens. And Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, the baddest Outdoor Kitchen/Grill boys in the land, […]

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Cool Fitness Gear (Part 3)

(Above and below) British "up and coming" Track Star Morgan Lake sporting (above) the Nike Dual Sculpture Capri, Nike Pro Classic Giraffe Bra, Nike Dri-FIT Loose Tank and Nike Studio Wrap Footwear…… …..and below Rockin' the Nike Tech Fleece Vest and Pants, and Nike Air Max OG  Shoes all from the Nike Fall 2015 Women's […]

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Girl Talk: “Back to Basics” Makeup….is back “In Vogue”

Well, well…… I'm glad to see a few women taking me up on my offer to come in and write something for my "Girl Talk" section. That "Girl Talk" section is for you guys (I mean "gals" 🙂 ), to come in share ideas, beauty and fitness tips, connect with each other in a mature, […]

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The Top 10 Toxic Ingredients Still Used In McDonald’s Food

McDonald’s has a very complicated brand image: entirely unhealthy, yet an affordable option that is almost universally available. McDonald’s isn’t a place we go to get our nutritional needs met, and with most research connecting our Western/fast food diet directly to various diseases, such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease, one begins to wonder why […]

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Popsicle Toes !!! (Part 4) … Cool, Refreshing, Healthy, Adult Popsicles

  (next 2 photos below)   Blood Orange and Coconut Creamsicles click either of next 2 photos below for recipe Not sure why more adults don't break out those "house guests never saw it coming" Popsicles at backyard barbecues and such, really the simplest thing in the world. All you have to do is…….   […]

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Body (Part 28) , a.k.a., “Can’t Stand the Heat” (…a Summertime Slideshow)

It's that time of year again…to confront "The Wintertime Slackers". To expose who was faking on those wintertime workouts and healthy eating plans. Anyhooz, my "boyz", Steel Pulse, are gonna kick some of that "Rasta Vibe" for this Unisex batch of summer Hard Bodies. This Slideshow is HOT, so if you "Can't Stand the Heat" […]

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“Dressed To Grill” …. Sophisticated Skewers (Part 2)

For me this summer, skewers, kababs, kebabs, or whatever you call them, are my "thang" (if I may uses the "street vernacular" for a minute). So, here is another batch that I wanted to save off to my online cookbook. And with another photo shoot of my favorite "Culinary Porn", I'm talking about Cool Custom […]

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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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