Author: andreaw

Image 1 – Port Douglas, Source

I couldn’t help but feel extremely excited as I got in a cab driving away from Cairns airport. My friends advised me to go to Port Douglas, saying that it’s absolutely magnificent this time of the year. I was skeptical at first, but all of my doubts were soon washed away by the ocean’s waves and the smell of salt and fresh air.

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This recipe is definitely one of my NEW favorites. Super simple and quick; the kids can even help with this one too! If you’re looking for healthy meat-free meals in 30-minute or less this meal is a perfect choice.



1 green bell pepper

1 orange bell pepper

1 red bell pepper

2 small zucchini

2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 cloves fresh garlic

1 teaspoon of salt

1 tablespoon Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce

1 (14.5oz) Organic Diced Tomatoes,

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For the past few weeks, I have been reading a ton of New Year’s Resolutions posts.  Here is what I have found to be a pretty consistent theme; most of these resolutions are based on ridding oneself of a bad habit.

Here are some of the top resolutions weight loss, exercise, stopping smoking, better money management, and debt reduction. But you can not be successful if you do not change the behavior that has made you overweight,

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Good negotiating skills are key to have in today’s environment. Whether we are negotiating with our kids, our bosses or customers, continuing to hone your negotiating tactics are an important endeavor. Many times, negotiating turns into a game of compromise where the outcome is so diluted that no one is satisfied. That is an unskilled negotiation. Not to get political here but Obamacare seems to be a prime example of this. To get the initiative pushed through,

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