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A lot has happened since I last posted. Some good, some bad, some really bad… Working two jobs has made cooking difficult but thanks to the great state of New Jersey I have had to give up a 10 year career because of new and very expensive licensing laws. I have given up massage and so lost my second job. My husband (I got married!) has been out of work for two years and he’s been playing Mr Mom for our daughter. He’s looking but with no real skills outside of cooking there’s not much out there that pays well.
Don’t feel sorry for us since I can’t do massage I decided to do something else I love… Skincare and makeup. I have joined the ranks of Mary Kay with the career path of becoming a director by June! Or at least in DIQ! I want the pink caddy in my driveway! So if you’d be so kind check out my website and like my page on Facebook. Mary Kay is far more than just lipstick and there’s a lot for men and women alike! I’m hoping the profit from the crazy commission rate will replace the money I’m missing from my last massage job and I am so excited to own my own business again. 😋
We are going to have a house soon… Rent to own that is less than what we are paying for our apartment and the kitchen is A-MAZ-ING!!! I can’t wait to cook in it! Especially now that I have the time again! I’ll post my recipe for a healthy, vegan chocolate mousse soon and the pumpkin variation too. It’s yummy! Until then I’ll spare you the sob stories. Remember check out my site and like my Facebook page please!!!

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So if you haven’t guessed by now the truffles didn’t come out like I had hoped. My fridge went haywire and they froze. Tasted great but not worthy of a post. That’s not what this post is about though. I am going on a diet. Major diet! Life changing diet! I’m tired of making excuses about the way I look and putting everyone else’s interests instead of my own. It’s time for me to do something to make me feel like me.

I don’t eat horribly as is and to look at me you wouldn’t say “that girls huge!” However I am about 30 pounds more than I’d like to be. I’m 5’3 and I would like to be about 115pounds. So I am doing a cleanse diet for 7 days to reboot my system and then it’s on to the Eat To Live diet! I’m on day two of my cleanse and I’ve lost a pound already.
Day one consisted of all fruit. This was what my meals all looked like yesterday…

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It was yummy. Also every day you can have this all veggie soup called “the wonder soup.” it’s pretty good although I’m not a huge fan of cabbage which makes up most of the soup. It’s very filling. Day two is all veggies and you’re suppose to start the day with a potato but I didn’t have any so I just ate more salad.
I will post my results and recipes from the diet. All vegan of course as well as my treats from my cheat days. Having low fat low or no sugar treats for a diet can’t hurt ya much at all right! I’m hoping to be down to my goal weight by summer. Gotta look great in my bikini!

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The Wonder Soup (bulk recipe)

64 oz water
1 bunch celery
6 onions
1 head of cabbage (I only used 1/2)
3 tomatoes
3 green bell peppers
I added garlic and pepper and let it cook for 45 minutes. The veggies will make their own stock. It’s pretty tasty!

I’ll post more results throughout the diet. And pictures of progress. 🙂

I’ve taken on a second job recently and between both jobs and school plus being a moving mom and attentive fiancée I’ve been going crazy! I know there probably should have been some punctuation in there but I can barely see straight much less check grammar. Haha. Anyway I have been working on some recipes they aren’t ready to post yet. Some ideas floating around in my head are m&m apple muffins, some more polenta recipes, lots and lots of chocolate related recipes. I’ve got some dinner recipes in my brain too. I just have to make sure I post recipes and not psych homework! Can we say burnt out!

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M&M apple muffins recipe is still a work in progress.