Magical Day

Spent the day at the Cloisters today and truly felt like I was in France during Medieval times. The architecture, breath taking views of the Hudson River and the herb and flower gardens were amazing! More details on link below….

Layered Salad To Go

Added the following chopped veggies to a container in this order: broad beans, cucumbers,red peppers, tomatoes, red onions, Greek olives and finished with goat cheese and Italian herbs blend. Used olive oil and balsamic vinegar as a dressing. Very tasty, crunchy,  loaded with fiber, antioxidants and satisfying!

Protein and Omega 3 on the run

Seasoned tuna in a pouch with a spoon that doesn’t have to be refrigerated (if unopened) that is ready to eat, provides 12 grams of protein in a 2.5 oz portion (pouch size), 90 calories, 0 fat and needs no can opener. Wow!

Refreshing snack

On a sunny day and after a long hike outside, I was in the mood for a snack that was cold, lightly sweet and refreshing. Luckily I had a can of lychees in the refrigerator. Love the chewy yet tender texture. I also enjoy drinking the juice it sits in as well. Check out the…

Today’s Breakfast

Combined plain, nonfat Greek yogurt and organic strawberry spread from Costco on a rice cake for a quick, gluten free, no cook breakfast. Love to have these in hand when I am short on time. Can’t get simpler then that!


Received this beautiful tulip plant as a gift from my cousins, Enrico and Laura on Easter when I attended a warm and loving gathering at their home. After an entire meal, including bread and traditional Italian Easter pies that were all baked to perfection in their outdoor oven, they presented me with this plant as…

Eel Bowl

Just love the (perfect size) portions, presentation, freshness and eel made Japanese style. Really “hit the spot” for lunch today as I was in the mood for fish that was lightly seasoned. Pair with a seaweed salad to round out this delicious meal. It was also a good value for the price. 👍 Further details…