Month: May 2012

Cheese-Stuffed Portabella Caps

Cheese-Stuffed Portabella CapsServes 2 2 large portabella caps2 tablespoons Greek Yogurt1 ounce goat cheese (or cream cheese), softened2 tablespoons shredded cheese (your preference)1 cup baby spinach, finely chopped 1/4 cup bell peppers, chopped1/4 cup diced Vidalia onion1/8 tsp black pepper 1. 

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The First Camping of the Season!

It was a wonderful short weekend camping. It was short because we only stayed at the campground for Friday and Saturday, so that we could get home for the neighborhood gathering on Sunday night. The weather? Well, at least it

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And Now For Something Different

A few days ago I was getting the camper ready for the weekend and found that the taillights of the camper didn’t work. Subsequent investigation found that the wires under the van were corroded and broken. Yesterday (two days before a holiday

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Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken SaladServes 2 (as a BIG main course salad) or 4 (as smaller side salads) 4 cups chopped Napa cabbage1 cup chopped snow pea pods1 cucumber, peeled, halved, seeded and chopped1 cup fresh bean sprouts1/2 cup bell pepper (red or

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Black Bean Burger

I can’t claim this meal. I ate this at a local vegetarian restaurant in Green Bay. Kavarna has been around since 1999 when they opened in a small storefront less than two blocks from our home. We got to know

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Die Hard!

All right!  I finally earned the LoseIt Die Hard badge! But even if you are not using LoseIt, you can have the same success. The secret? Don’t quit! Log your food every day.  Don’t take “a break”. Don’t decide that “today is skip day” and

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Logan Bread

This is representative of my snacks while hiking. Logan Bread, roasted almonds (unsalted) and dried banana chips. Logan BreadNote: this recipe makes a LOT (24 pieces, each about 2.5 inches x 2.5 inches) In a large bowl, add all the

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A Look At One A SIde Effect Of My Hike

I talked about the blister that ended my hike and the knee pain that was made worse by my inability to walk properly on my blistered foot. The blister still hurts to walk on, but I keep it covered and it

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“Planning Predicts Performance”

I heard the title of today’s post while watching the TV show Survivor, and it is true. I thought I was fully prepared for my hike. And in my mind, I was. But physically, no, I wasn’t. Nor did I really

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A Victory!

This is going to be a long-ish post.  Maybe make yourself a large cup of coffee or some nice green tea. Make a small snack. Find a comfortable chair. Relax. Let’s begin at the conclusion first. My hike is over. I

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