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Monday, December 29, 2014

Happy Birthday Ty!!!


Where has the year gone?
December 30 already??
Seems like you just had a Birthday!
well, another year older and wiser.
This year seemed to be the year of doing and fixing:
 
fixing fence, removing trees, moving a dead freezer,
working on the cars, fixing the tub,
moving a refrigerator & several BBQ's,
working on the cars, installing a dog door,
Oh, did I mention working on the cars?  
and all the other mundane "needed's" around here.
 
Thanks for being a good handyman along with C
 
 
 
 
 
There were some down times...
hanging around,
 
going to weddings,
 
and not to mention winning a
 "Pit Bull and Parolees" Shirt!!

 
 
Love you Sunshine!

#NutritionalYeast Flakes by Sari Foods Review




Nutritional Yeast?
Have you heard about this 'Superfood'?
The only Yeast that came to mind was bakers or Brewers yeast :-/
I hadn't heard until I was chosen
 to review this curious product. 
 
After researching I found that nutritional, baker's
and brewers yeast are all different animals! 
Baker's yeast is still active and could grow
inside your stomach, depriving you of nutrients,
and brewer's yeast, is inactive but distinctly bitter.
Who knew?
Well,  I and you do now!

Nutritional yeast is considered by many to
be the most valuable supplement available
and is used as a flavor enhancer
as well as a nutritional aid.
All Vitamins & Nutrients are Non-Synthetic
& 100% Naturally Occurring.
  
One ounce of nutritional yeast contains
14 grams of protein, full spectrum of B vitamins including B12, amino acids, protein, folic acid, biotin and minerals such as iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, chromium, and selenium and only has 79 calories.

This is a super wallop packing product!
Add to that, weight loss, lots of antioxidants,
 an energy boost
and you just may be feeling like a new you! 
I've heard it's great on vegetables, tacos, pasta,
popcorn, soup, baked potatoes, dips, salads ~
and I can't wait to try it on those.....
But I was anxious to try this in an
actual recipe to get the full flavor.

To get you started Sari Foods sends
along a recipe e-book,
how cool is that?

With several choice recipes to choose from,
 I decided to make ''Mac and Cheese with a Kick''!

While the pasta was boiling I gathered my ingredients,
which included most items I keep on hand - yay!

It was easy and pretty quick to make.
I have to say I was surprised at how good it tasted!
And even more surprised when everyone ate it
and there were no leftovers!

The sauce was a little thick to start,
so I just added a little more milk and
it was just right.
This is the recipe I used from their cookbook ~

Mac and Cheese with a Kick

Ingredients:
8 Oz. favorite pasta
1 1/4 Cups non-dairy milk ( I used what we had, Non-fat)
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 Heaping tablespoons flour (spelt, rice, tapioca or all-purpose)
½ Cup Nutritional yeast
½ Teaspoon garlic powder
¼ Teaspoon chili powder
¼ Teaspoon chipotle powder (omitted)
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:
Cook your pasta according to package.
Drain and place back in pot, set aside.
In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat, add flour and whisk to incorporate.
Continue whisking and cook for 2 minutes.
Add milk slowly, whisking constantly.
Turn heat to low and cook until sauce thickens, about 8 minutes, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat.
Stir in nutritional yeast, salt, garlic powder, chili powder and chipotle powder.
Stir until everything is incorporated and smooth again.
Taste for flavor. Add sauce to the pasta, toss well, add more milk as needed and serve right away
From Sari Foods:

PRIORITIZE YOURSELF WITH NATURAL (NON-FORTIFIED) OVER SYNTHETIC. The reality is that most nutritional yeast products are fortified with synthetic, man-made vitamins that can be harmful to your health. At Sari Foods, this goes against everything we stand for - so we decided to change things, making a nutritional yeast product that is 100% whole food based and naturally occurring - nothing synthetic here - just as nature intended!

OPTIMIZE YOUR HEALTH WITH SUPER NUTRIENTS. Sari Foods Nutritional Yeast is naturally comprised of 50% protein (a complete, bioavailable and vegan source), over 20% fiber, contains all 18 amino acids and 15 different minerals (including iron, selenium and zinc) as well as a natural vitamin B-complex and Beta-glucans (known for their extreme immune enhancing properties plus their ability to lower bad cholesterol)
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LOSE WEIGHT NATURALLY. Enjoy guilt-free deliciousness with this salty, creamy, nutty, cheese-tasting superfood that can be sprinkled on just about everything and is bound to become your secret weapon in weight loss! In addition to being extremely low in calories, fat and sodium, it is dairy free, gluten free, MSG free and chock full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein. For cooking inspiration, you will receive 50+ yummy recipes via email after purchase.

FIGHT AGING & FREE RADICALS. With highly absorbable amounts of nucleotides (the building blocks of DNA & RNA), Nutritional Yeast promotes cellular repair and regeneration. Then, by combining the two antioxidants glutathione and selenium, Nutritional Yeast Flakes create a special enzyme called glutathione peroxidase that is known to neutralize free radicals and help protect us from their damage.

END YOUR ENERGY CRISIS. 15-40% of Americans are deficient in B vitamins which can lead to deep and ongoing fatigue, brain fog, irritability, depression, and even insomnia (as they play a crucial role in melatonin production). The body depends on B6 to make the hormones serotonin and norepinephrine, which affect both mood and feelings of happiness. Improved Vitamin B intake helps us sleep well and helps balance our hormones and increase our energy levels, clarity & overall mental function.


Non-Fortified Nutritional Yeast Flakes
by Sari Foods gets BIG 2 thumbs up ~
anything that can help with my mental fog is GOLD 

Non-Fortified Nutritional Yeast Flakes by Sari Foods is available on Amazon.

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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.




Saturday, December 27, 2014

Why didn't I think of this?


I've always wondered what purpose
a hooded sweat shirt serves when indoors.
for all the times we sit at the computer!
 And, you could put cookies in there or M&Ms.


Thursday, December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas!





Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas Wishes for You ♥

 
 May this joyful season greet you with health and happiness.
 
 
May His blessings envelope you and
keep you safe and warm this Holiday Season.
 
  
Wishing all my friends a
  
 
Wonderful Memory Making Merry Christmas!! 
 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

#1 #Glucosamine Chondroitin MSM Supplement – Joint Support Review


Glucosamine was recommended by my Doctor approximately 10 years ago for my torn rotator cuffs and past knee injuries.
I figured what the heck it's worth a try.
I couldn't believe how much it helped
with the aches and pains. 
Over the years I have switched to the
combination of Glucosamine Chondroitin
 MSM Supplements.
Not sticking to any particular brand,
 I was anxious to try Number One Nutrition.
I have used several of their products in the past
and have never been disappointed.

Number One Nutrition came through for me again!
I noticed an improved difference in just the few weeks
I've been taking it to the brand I was taking prior.
Anything that can put off surgery is amazing in my book. Recommended dosage are 3 tablets per day.
The tablets are easy to swallow,
didn't bother my stomach,
and helped more than the brand I was taking.  
 

Features:

UNPRECEDENTED 200% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE! At Number One Nutrition we are so confident you are going to love your Number One Glucosamine that we have decided to add to it an unbeatable double guarantee! If, AT ANY POINT IN TIME, you decide you are not fully satisfied with your #1 Glucosamine, simply let us know and we will refund every penny of your purchase. On top of that, we will also send you a brand new bottle free of charge! No questions asked.

#1 GLUCOSAMINE WORKS! Glucosamine Chondroitin will help our body BUILD and PROTECT cartilage. Many physicians will recommend taking Glucosamine Chondroitin as a SAFE and side effect free way to improve joint health.

MORE THAN JUST JOINT PAIN! Joint health should not be taken lightly! We should all be PROACTIVE when it comes to keeping our joints healthy today so we will not have more serious problems in the future. All individuals, especially those who perform frequent physical activities should start taking care of their joint health today to ensure they will be able to keep their exercise routine in the future.

THE BEST VALUE! We offer the same or better results as other more expensive brands because we believe EVERYONE should benefit from taking the highest quality Glucosamine supplements. We have the BEST VALUE Glucosamine Chondroitin out there! Other brands may have inferior products for a lower price or the same product for a lot more money. TRY NOW! You have NOTHING to lose and EVERYTHING to GAIN.

EASE YOUR JOINT PAIN! Do you suffer from chronic JOINT PAIN? Joint STIFFNESS? Joint CRACKING and POPPING? Do you not move like you used to? Do you think twice before taking on certain physical activities? If you answered YES to any of these you SHOULD TRY Number One Glucosamine. Three capsules a day and you will be on your way to a HEALTHIER and more MOBILE life! Our product is made with TOP QUALITY ingredients, 100% safe and has no known side effects. Made in the USA at a FDA approved manufacturing facility.

If your joints are causing you any problems,
I would highly recommend you try
 Number One Nutrition Glucosamine Chondroitin,
they get a BIG 2 thumbs up!

#1 Glucosamine Chondroitin MSM Supplement
 is available on Amazon.



I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. 

Cruisy Kids Car Seat Protector Review

  

OK This is one of those products you say
 "where was this when my kiddo's were young?!
Oy, I remember placing a beach towel
between the child's seat and car seat
trying to protect my car seat
from all the crumbs and spills
and would be stains. 

 Installation was a breeze.
Quality product wipes clean easily too.

So versatile it fits all car seats too!
No measuring or making do.

Love the non-skid backing that
actually stays in place!


These little ''grabbers'' really do the job.

This is such a fab seat protector!
Expecting my first Grandbaby
I know how much this will come in
handy for my Son and his Wife. 

 I was so pleased to accept Cruisy Kid's offer
to receive this Car Seat protector 
at a discount in exchange for my unbiased review
 with the thought of gifting it to her
when I finished my review.
I have no doubt that it will be
one of her most valued and unique
baby shower gifts *shh* and
I am pleased to give this product
my highest recommendation.
Heck I need to get another for me!

Love how it "grows" with the baby
from infant seat to toddler.
 
  
Pockets, need I say more?
You never have enough pocket storage, ever.

But they have thought of that.
Look at the pockets,
you can actually keep these
filled with handy access for
all the necessities right at your finger tips.
The net pocket has Velcro in the middle at the top,
should you need a larger area for bigger items. 

Product Description:

"It's hard keeping our car seats in top condition with kids. Food, drink & oopsy moment stains along with scuffing from baby and toddler seats on our car seats can cause unsightly damage.

This Non-Slip Car Seat Protector creates a protective waterproof barrier between the child seat and your car seat, preventing scuffs and also food, drink and other liquids staining and damaging your car seats.

Installation is easy - simply place the car seat protector between the car seat and the child seat. The non-slip properties of the car seat protector ensure that it does not move around.

The car seat protector's pockets are perfect for holding toys, child bottles or other items.

The Cruisy Kids Car Seat Protector can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.


Benefits:
• Shaped to fit most vehicles
• Prevents damage to your car seat
• Padded protection from marking
• Durable construction using quality materials
• Easy to install
• Anti-slip backing prevents movement
• Won't damage your car seats
• Easily cleaned
• Mesh pockets for storing kids bottles, toys or other items"


This product has a Lifetime NO-Hassle Free Replacement Guarantee!

Need I say more?
Car Seat Protector by Cruisy Kids 
gets a BIG 2 thumbs up!
 Cruisy Kids Car Seat Protector can be purchased on AMAZON by clicking HERE

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for a discount from Cruisy Kids.  Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.



Monday, December 22, 2014

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