Summer Crisp Quinoa Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa Vegetable broth (to cook quinoa in) 1 can mixed beans 1 red pepper (chopped) 2 stalks celery (chopped) 1 medium cucumber or zucchini or both 1 scallion or more (to your taste) 3-4 tablespoons of good olive oil (or more, I like a lot of it) 1 Tbsp … Continue reading Summer Crisp Quinoa Bean Salad

Looking For The Good

The world needs more of this. We need more people who look for the good in others. We need to reduce our level of defensiveness and readiness to attack. We need to stop and think about what the other person's life situation may be. Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. … Continue reading Looking For The Good

The Value of Listening

Often when a friend or loved one has a problem about something or has an issue to talk about, we feel as though we need to fix it and find a solution. It is a natural reaction I suppose – we are usually inclined to want to help make things better for those we care … Continue reading The Value of Listening

Living Well

Not how long, but how well you have lived is the main thing. Kindred Spirit Quotes This quote came up on my feed this morning and got me thinking... There is a monumental difference between living and living well... What does it mean to live well? The answer to that question differs for everyone but I believe … Continue reading Living Well

Getting Hygge With It.

My life has been quite Hygge of late... {hoo-guh} The Danish term/lifestyle refers to all things cozy and comfortable. It embodies a feeling of contentment, well-being and enjoyment of the simple things in life. My bestie introduced the concept to me last winter. She is queen Hygge! Wool socks, knitted scarves, blankets, candles,  hot tea in … Continue reading Getting Hygge With It.