New Book Release |13 Recipes To Heal Fibromyalgia

Available on Amazon
Available on Amazon

Available on Amazon

Exciting news…. I recently wrote a small book , an book that has been accepted on Amazon. The book officially launched on 3-6-16. This is the first of many books that will be going out in the near future. I am super excited and I am hosting a giveaway on Amazon to help feature the book…

Here is the YouTube Video that details the giveaway and show the sample of the ebook.

Please watch and share….

Purchase your copy here….

Thanks for you your support & encouragement.

Jeremiah 29:11

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DIY Recipe | Moisturize your Natural Hair|


Sharing a simple Recipe to help with replenishing Moisturize in your natural hair…I have 4c hair?

African Shea Butter

1 egg

 3tbsp of Manuka Honey

2 tbsp of jamacian black castor oil

2tbsp of conocnut oil

2 tbsp of Moroccan oil

Blend until smooth 

Apply to entire head cover with plastic cap. Sit under hair dryer on low heat for 20 minutes.

Wash and style as usual…. 

Thanks for stopping by….feel free to share, leave comments and subscribe…

Fo more information on how to moisturize dry hair refer to previous post

Much Love, Nora

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Chicken & Shrimp Alfredo Recipe


Dinner is served

A quick meal for a medium sized family. Follow the simple steps.You can not go wrong.

Items needed

1 15 oz jar of Bertolli Garlic Alfredo 

1 can of cream of mushroom 

1 pkg of bow tie noodles

1 pkg of frozen cut leaf spinach 

2 tbs. of maragarine 

Garlic salt for seasoning of chicken & shrimp 

50-70 no tail shrimps

3-4 medium size skinless chicken breasts

In medium sauce pan place chicken & shrimp along with your maragarin and garlic salt cook until completely done. ( until lightly golden) add 1/2 pkg of the cut leaf spinach and 1/2 can of the cream of mushroom and 2/3 cups of water 

Allow to simmer about 15 mins while the noodles are cooking 

In a large pot bring water and salt ( if desired) to a boil add the bow tie noodles. You may use the entire package of noodles or 1/2 package bowl for 12-14 min ( follow instructions on package)

In your 9×11 baking or aluminum pan after draining noodles add , Bertolli Sauce, chicken,shrimp & spinach.

Mix well and enjoy. If you like you make oven bake for 5-10 minutes 

If you try this recipe, please come back and let me know how it turned out.

I decided to make my own after purchasing the dinner for two that they sell in the grocery store and it was not enough for the family to get seconds.

I received two 👍🏽👍🏽 from the children tonight….

Much love, Nora

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Fountain of Youth| Smoothie Recipes |


Recipe of the Day

50% Spinach

1/2 Avocado 

1 medium nectarine

1/2 cup blueberries 

10 walnut halves

Add water to Full line and blend/extract 


Eat to Live not Live to Eat..

Recipes good for eating clean& healing Fibromyalgia

Much Love, Nora


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Detox your Life: DIY Recipe

Detox Blast

Detox Blast

Do you Detox? Detoxification helps to cleanse the both of harmful agents that cause sickness and pain in the body.

Too much inflammation is one of the leading causes of pain.

“Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response; without it, we can’t heal. But when it’s out of control—as in rheumatoid arthritis—it can damage the body. Plus, it’s thought to play a role in obesity, heart disease, and cancer.

Foods high in sugar and saturated fat can spur inflammation. “They cause overactivity in the immune system, which can lead to joint pain, fatigue, and damage to the blood vessels,” says Scott Zashin, MD, clinical professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas”,,20705881,00.html

I suffer with a Chronic pain condition called Fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is widespread pain with out any true know cause. A great deal of research is been done to help she’d light on how to better treat the condition better known to me and others as the “Invisible Illiness”

I have done a great deal of research myself to try to better cope with Fibromyalgia and I have learned that different types of food increases pain symptoms in different areas of my body. In 2014, I really started to focus more on my health by improving my diet and starting to detox was one of the ways that I feel has been beneficial. I switch between detox waters and the detox drinks made with my nutribullet (  my favorite recipe is the Detox Blast that is pictured above which includes the following items (kale, lemon, apples and almond milk, ginger and water)

Do you Detox or suffer from any health condition and want to engage in the discussion? Do not forget to subscribe and share with others…

Much Love 💖Nora

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Banana Pudding |Family Traditions|


When were were growing up my mother always had a dessert  prepared to go along with our dinner. So you must know that we tend to feel that our dinner is not complete w/o some type of dessert.

I have a few that I fell that I am really good at preparing that include the no bake cheese cake, pecan pie, magic Cooke bars and the famous melt in your mouth banana pudding that might make you slap somebody if they ate the serving.

On Sunday, I prepared three of those famous banana puddings for our the anniversary dinner after service.  My daughter says mom you are going to have to teach me to make something because you and Nannie have special recipes and I want  to be able to make something for the family too. Others asked for the recipes as well on Sunday so I decided to share.

The recipe that I used is a combination of Paula Dean’s  ” not your momma’s ” banana pudding  plus I add my own personal touch which will be included in the recipe below. Hope you give it a try & enjoy!!!


2 bags Pepperidge Farm Chessmen cookies
6 to 8 bananas, sliced
2 cups milk
1 (5-ounce) box instant French vanilla pudding
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (12-ounce) container frozen whipped topping thawed, or equal amount sweetened whipped cream


Add 1 package of Vanilla wafers to the bottom of the pan instead of the pepperidge farm cookies  * see photo below . Then top the completed budding with the pepperidge cookies  for decorations or

Line the bottom of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch dish with 1 bag of cookies and layer bananas on top.

In a bowl, combine the milk and pudding mix and blend well using a handheld electric mixer. Using another bowl, combine the cream cheese and condensed milk together and mix until smooth. Fold the whipped topping into the cream cheese mixture. Add the cream cheese mixture to the pudding mixture and stir until well blended. Pour the mixture over the cookies and bananas and cover with the remaining cookies. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Recipe courtesy Paula Deen

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Enjoy your desserts and feel free to share with me recipes that would be good for my teenage girls to try and prepare .

Much Love, Nora

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Teachable Moments: mom & daughter time



 The moment when your daughter is excited about what she learned at school and wants to share her experiences with you and then try to duplicate it at home…

This week at school they were learning how to make yeast rolls. My daughter was super excited and she wanted to cook the family some rolls because she said the ones she cooked at school turned out great. So we got our supplies together to make yeast rolls.  This was a teachable moment for both of us because I had not ever made yeast rolls or any other type of rolls before.  We pulled out the recipe and attempted to follow it to the  “T” in hopes that they would turn out just like the ones at school and like the ones pictured in the recipe. Well, practice makes perfect….I must tell you that she worked very hard and was very precise.

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My daughter " the chef in making"

My daughter ” the chef in making” her teacher told her to cover her hair when cooking….she was listening

Solid as a "Rock" the completed yeast rolls

Solid as a “Rock” the completed yeast rolls

What happen Moma???

What happen Moma???

We take take nothing for granted. Here is the completed results…..drum roll……

Thanks for taking time to share a day in our life….praying that we all are excited about life and the small things…

much love, Nora

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