Monthly Archives: June 2012

Kellie’s Famous Salad

Kellie’s Famous Salad Dressing: 1/2 c good virgin olive oil 4T red wine vinegar 1T Grey Poupon Dijon mustard 1t sugar or Truvia 1/2 t salt 1/2 freshly ground pepper Combine and toss with the following items: 1 head chopped romaine lettuce 2-4 oz toasted pine nuts 1 bunch chopped green onions 1 handful golden [...]

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Quinoa & Whole Wheat Pancakes

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Quinoa and Whole Wheat Pancakes 1c Whole wheat flour 1/2 c Quinoa flour 1t cinnamon 2t baking powder 1c nonfat milk 1 egg Mix all dry ingredients together.  Whisk egg and milk, add to dry ingredients.  Stir until smooth.  Spray canola oil onto hot griddle.  Spoon mixture until forms 3-4″ diameter circle.  When it bubbles, [...]

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Basil, Spinach, Balsamic Salad

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Basil, Spinach, Balsamic Salad Ingredients: Fresh Basil Spinach Tomatoes Onion Cucumber Red Peppers Balsamic Vinegar and salt to taste. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and place in the fridge. The taste blends together the longer you let it cool. Very easy, healthy, refreshing!!! Here are some great new recipes for you guys to [...]

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South Coast Winery Grapeseed Spa

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Need a pick-me-up after weeks or strenuous workouts mixed with kids in school, homework, sports schedules and just life? 6Kidsand6packs did!! We treated ourselves to an afternoon of relaxation at Temecula’s premier day spa—South Coast Winery’s Grapeseed Spa. I have personally been there 6 times and it always delivers! After parking, open a gate into [...]

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Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars crust: 3/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup powdered sugar topping: 4 beaten eggs 2 cups granulated sugar 6 TBS fresh lemon juice 4 TBS flour Beat butter till light and fluffy, add sugar and beat. Gradually add flour till thoroughly mixed. Press mixture into greased 9×13 pan and bake at [...]

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I Love Goals

By Mary: Like L, I am a very goal orientated person. I always like to have something to strive for, be it a little thing or a big one. Goals keep me engaged, moving forward and remove limitations that I or other people may have put on myself.  I have three goals outlined for the [...]

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Bliss

I have just arrived back from Ireland and the UK where they are having their wettest summer in a long time. June actually had the most rain ever recorded in the month of June over there….. it was just unbelievable! I was very much looking forward to returning to our lovely SoCal climate and was [...]

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Honey and Balsamic glazed & roasted Buttercup Squash

Honey and Balsamic glazed & roasted Buttercup Squash I buttercup squash or other winter squash 2 TBS honey 2 TBS balsamic vinegar Pepper & Salt to taste Trim top and bottom of washed  buttercup squash. Cut squash open in the center and scoop out seeds with a sharp spoon. Cut squash into half-moon slices about [...]

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The Day Mom gave up yelling at her kids!!

By Mary: My oldest boy, Ethan, has Autism. I used to always wish I was more of a patient person, and as always, God got the last laugh on that one…… he sent me Ethan!  Boy , oh boy, has this journey with him tested my patience.  I have come a long way on my [...]

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Start…making and exercise habit!

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I love to workout.  I feel stronger, leaner and overall happier about myself, and those good feelings move into many other parts of my life. When I workout it helps me to keep my diet clean and avoid refined sugar and an extra glass of wine. I feel more centered and at ease so I [...]

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