Tag Archives: Food

Where does your value come from?

  “Is a jar of clay still valuable if it has a tarnish on it?” I found myself texting that question to my dear friend Lady J this morning. Often times, when we make mistakes or suffer hardships, it can … Continue reading

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Lessons from a singleton: The importance of self-love on Valentine’s Day

Until four years ago, I used to dread Valentine’s Day if I found myself single on that day. I would feel pangs of sadness watching co-workers have flowers delivered to work or to see couples being mushy. However, it would … Continue reading

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Pumpkin spiced oatmeal

I love the fall. The changing of the leaves, layering of the clothes, and the pumpkin spiced latte from Starbucks. In all honesty, the only reason why I love the fall is because of the pumpkin spiced latte. I am … Continue reading

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Their Eyes were watching….those collard greens

I know. It is almost blasphemy to mess around with Zora Neale Hurston’s  classic book “Their Eyes were watching God”. But I just had to. On a recent trip to Washington D.C., I had the opportunity to experience Eatonville. This … Continue reading

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Pre-Orientation Sweet Potato Bread (Cake)

Last week when I was bulk shopping in BJ’s, I think I lost my mind. I ended up buying this big behind bag of sweet potatoes with the intent to eat one for breakfast everyday subsequently. It really didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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Post Wedding Detoxing (aka: My 30 yr old body can’t hang like my 20 yr old one could)

Yes, it’s that time of year. After a lengthy drought of weddings, I find myself surrounded by friends and associates that are getting married. It seems like there was a big wedding push right after college, then a lull for … Continue reading

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Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Coconut Rice

I have really random cravings. Last weekend, I wanted shrimp. I didn’t know how I wanted them prepared, but I knew I wanted shrimp. However, thanks to the lovely internet I was able to stumble upon a recipe for spicy … Continue reading

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“Red Red Wine” Beef Stew

I have been wanting to make a beef stew all winter. And since it is already March, I figured I needed to make one sooner than later. I was actually inspired by my sister-in-law. The last time I was down … Continue reading

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“The Stella get your groove back” glowing green smoothie

For my male readers out there, it could also be the “Get your mojo back” glowing green smoothie…lol It’s mean, its green…and extremely tasty! I am a big fan of smoothies and juicing because they both provide a way for … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite….foods?

For some reason, I have the song “My Favorite Things” from “The Sound of Music” in my head. I am literally humming singing it as I am typing this entry. Over the past few weeks, I have accumulated deelish foods … Continue reading

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