how I make grab & go salad jars

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Food & Fitness31 Comments

I’ve learned that when it comes to healthy eating, I need to make it easy.  If I have healthy food on hand that’s visible, fresh, quick, and tasty, I will make better choices.  Well, editing the fridge and pantry helps, too, so I don’t have a stash of something that’s going to derail my efforts. For the last few years, … Read More

a smoother landing

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Food & Fitness17 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Blue Apron.  As always, all opinions expressed are honest and my own.  Read to the bottom of the post to find out how you can get $60 off your first 3 weeks of Blue Apron meals. When I get back from a trip, especially an extended one overseas, the landing can be a little … Read More

simple summer dinner

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Food & Fitness6 Comments

More and more, I don’t mind cooking dinner, but  I hate having to use creative energy to figure out what I’m going to make for dinner.  I do like meal services for that reason and we do those occasionally, but I’m on my own most of the time.  That means that I keep things pretty simple… naan pizzas, breakfast for … Read More

carrot white bean soup & croutons

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Food & Fitness22 Comments

When my shoulder pain was at its worst a few weeks ago, local friends from our church and community stepped in to encourage and support us by giving me rides to my appointments and bringing a few meals.  You have no idea (or maybe you do) how amazing it was to have jars of soups and a “hot dish” (aka … Read More