BlissFull Blog

For many people, 2016 was a difficult, disheartening, even depressing year. We can look at many events in our world and think that things are going in a negative direction.

But Joseph Campbell had some words of wisdom about this for us. He said:
“The world is perfect. It’s a mess. It has always been a mess. We are not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives. ”
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Swan Song Saturday, SNAP Challenge Edition

Our final SNAP Challenge Supper was tortilla soup, made from the bone broth of the chicken roasted earlier, along with leftover (frozen from earlier this week) shredded chicken, salsa, and most of our leftover items–sauteed onions, peppers, and garlic, the rest of the tomatoes, the rest of the black beans (not turned into the black … More Swan Song Saturday, SNAP Challenge Edition

Meatless Monday

Meatless Mondays are a program to reduce the environmental impact of our eating while improving our health by committing to a primarily plants-based diet on Mondays.  We’ve done this for years (not religiously….when it is a holiday or special occasion, I substitute a different day for our meatless regime), so of course I want to … More Meatless Monday

SNAP Starting Sunday

So here we are–starting our SNAP Challenge Take 2. This Sunday’s meal looks a lot like our Sunday meal on the first SNAP Challenge.  For lunch, we had another green soup. However, this is not my squash soup, it is my faux cream of broccoli soup.  I replace the cream with potatoes, which don’t have … More SNAP Starting Sunday