Project Lisa: A Passionate Journey of Finally Finding Balance with Wine, Food, Fitness and Embracing the Fifties (Chapter 1)

If you want it done right, Do It Yourself! This is my journey of weight loss and fitness balanced with my unending passion for wine, food, friends and finally learning how to do this in my (late) 50’s. I will never diet again. Since September 2014, I have lost 46 lb ( 3 pants sizes Read more about Project Lisa: A Passionate Journey of Finally Finding Balance with Wine, Food, Fitness and Embracing the Fifties (Chapter 1)[…]

Celebrate Mardi Gras in the Green Hills Whole Foods in Nashville at the Salud! Cooking School!

New Orleans-style BBQ Shrimp and Bread Pudding RULE!  Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler,Ya’ll! Where: Whole Foods Market in Green Hills  Here is a sampling of what’s on the menu: This recipe comes from my home town of Monroe, Louisiana and has been passed down from many generations and is still a favorite today!  French Bread Read more about Celebrate Mardi Gras in the Green Hills Whole Foods in Nashville at the Salud! Cooking School![…]

It All Begins with a Roux: Celebrating 2015 in Nashville with a Creole-Italian Style Dinner with a French Wine Pairing! (My Cajun Cooking Classes)

Happy “ROUX” Year! Put some Cajun in your life and experience “joie de vivre” the joy of living! Laissez les bon temps roulez!   You can’t do it without a Roux! Roux is simply flour and oil heated in a pan until the flour cooked until its blonde or the color of peanut butter to a beautiful dark Read more about It All Begins with a Roux: Celebrating 2015 in Nashville with a Creole-Italian Style Dinner with a French Wine Pairing! (My Cajun Cooking Classes)[…]