Pesto Pasta!

I remember visiting my aunt Gaynell as a little kid and before dinner she would always say “we’re having spaghetti”, And I would be so excited! She would then present us with a plate of spaghetti with butter on top. I would say “that’s not how my mom makes spaghetti”. You see, I was used…

The Pier

Went to the pier to watch some waves. While there we interviewed a fisherman who had been trying to get a regulatory catch all day. He said he’d been there since 8 am, and it was now 3 pm at the time of our interview. I shook my head when he said he had to…

Chocolate Truffle Class!

We decided to have chocolate truffle class at The Garrett Cafe and Retreat on a beautiful Saturday afternoon! We invited some student(s) over myself included and we all got down and dirty! We rolled some chocolaty smooth ganache balls in some Hershey’s chocolate added some nuts and coconut, dates cranberries, sunflower seeds, an boom excellent combination!…

Up at 4 am…

So we decided at four a.m. California time that we would set an alarm and have a look at the beautiful work Gods hands had made! We sat on the rich black chaise in our living room with a throw and pulled the blinds all the way open and the beautiful Eclipsing Moon was setting…

Snack!

Snack, has changed a little…well a lot for me lately! For 40 years I would snack on Doritos or Lay’s brand chips, and a variety of other fattening processed snacks found in the stores. I now make my own potato chips by thinly slicing my own potatoes and frying them myself in coconut oil. Believe…

Life after shingles!

Have you or someone you know ever had shingles or have the pain that’s associated with shingles long after it’s gone? If so this blog is for you! This condition is called PHN: Post Herpetic Neuralgia or “pain after shingles”. PHN is having episodes called “outbreaks” where a rash may develop accompanied by excruciating pain…

Peach pizza!

This delightful dessert was amazingly created by my wife. When she has a sweet tooth craving she really gets creative with what we have in our pantry already! Although we recommend fresh, making budget worthy vegan recipess are also our favorite way to share our photos and recipes! This Peachy dessert Pizza was baked with…

Mornings

Mornings are for hummingbirds that chirp in the breeze….mornings are for butterflies who tumble between the trees. Mornings are for lovers who sit on the pier to watch the waves come in and then disappear. Good morning everyone! Click the link below for your online shopping needs! //rcm-na.amazon-adsystem.com/e/cm?o=1&p=12&l=ur1&category=amzn_eink_kindletravel&banner=0Q89JP77FPRB1DDYJX82&f=ifr&lc=pf4&linkID=03a0fecbfe38e48b48f77d86c4032f41&t=reneerejoicer-20&tracking_id=reneerejoicer-20 “We are a participant in the Amazon…

Alkaline vs Acidity

Are you testing your pH in order to maintain your positive alkaline status? Are you eating a proper diet omitting acid ridden meat, by juicing and consuming organic fruits and vegetables? These questions are important if you want to live an ultimate healthy lifestyle and reduce your risk of developing cancer and various other deadly…