Freshii, Westport Ct

https://www.freshii.com/us/about After passing this location several times running my errands about town, had to finally try it especially after checking out the website, reading the mantra and the comprehensive menu which lists all ingredients.👌 With a scratchy throat and a chill in the air, started with the freshly brewed (loose leaf) lemon ginger unsweetened tea…

Today’s Lunch: Zucchini and Meatballs

Growing up a popular traditional Sunday lunch was pasta and meatballs. This tradition brought us all together for sacred family time. Today I spiralized 4 zucchini and added them to a simmering pot of 1 qt of pasta sauce with 10 turkey balls to yield 4 generous portions.

Barcelona: Norwalk Ct

https://www.barcelonawinebar.com/ Live band: Thursdays 8-11 pm💃🏼 Upbeat atmosphere, knowledgeable and friendly staff, beautiful presentation and a great variety of well seasoned Mediterranean style food abound here! The octopus (pulpo) was my favorite and was reminiscent of when I had it at my cousin’s restaurant in San Marzano, Italy.👌 The 3 drinks sampled ☺️ consisted of…

Rye Ridge Deli: Westport Ct

http://www.ryeridgedeli.com/ Items below are Cont’d: lunch or dinner Tried the (traditional) Ruben sandwich made with 1st cut pastrami (leaner then regular) which took me back to my childhood days having lunch on Lydig Avenue in the Pelham Pkwy section of the Bronx👍 As a kale lover, had to check out the kale salad (topped with…

Coconut Lovers Delight

Gluten free low sugar no cook chocolate dessert just in time for ❤️ day! Unsweetened coconut (new frozen product at Trader Joe’s) topped with equal amts of almond butter blended with unsweetened cacao.

Sakura: Westport Ct

As a fan of Japanese food, thought I would try their tempura lunch special today which came with green tea and choice of soup, salad, rice, California roll and pork gyoza. Loved my soup (osumashi) of choice made with fish broth, mushrooms, tofu and scallions -very light and flavorful. Chose to start off with tekka…

Chipotle: Westport Ct

Tried a popular menu item there for lunch yesterday: carnitas bowl. Of the endless items to choose from, some of my bowl item choices included a light sprinkling of brown rice, sautéed peppers and onions, guacamole, black beans and carnitas. While I am not much of a carnivore, the carnitas was very moist and tender….

A & S Foods Westport Ct

Tried out their popular menu items: chicken scarpiello, grilled veggies and grilled artichoke. Loved the texture and flavors of each and a great combo together. Discovered 2 popular beverages: Monfefo organic cold pressed ginger water (refreshing, strong ginger lemon flavor with a hint of sweetness) and Monfefo organic cold pressed turmeric shot. I am a…

No Cook Valentine Dessert

Combined 2 tbsp almond butter with 1 tsp cacao powder and 1/2 tsp stevia to make this delicious and healthy dip for your fav fruit in just 3 minutes. Details below: