White Grape Juice Spritzer

Love the crisp and refreshing taste of unsweetened white grape juice when it’s chilled! Better yet, add equal parts of that to your favorite fruit flavored seltzer for a natural, (no added sugar) non alcoholic drink. Makes for a great antioxidant pick me up for such festive occasions as bridal showers or children’s’ birthday parties….

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!

Food and Memory

This is the last of what I have left from my trip to Jamaica. I treasure the memories of my trip and my niece’s special wedding there as I sip, taste and smell it. Amazing how the emotions can be tied in with experiences of certain foods which can last for decades. All of this…

Trying to add more color to your diet?

Tossed freshly cubed butternut squash in olive oil. Roasted butternut squash in oven at 400 degrees until golden with crisp edges. Had a lightly sweet and caramelized flavor, crispy outside and moist yet tender inside.  Depending on your preference, try to sprinkle cinnamon or pumpkin spice on it. Delicious! 😋 See link below on cutting…

Millet Pudding (gluten/dairy free)

Just followed cooking instructions below and swapped water for coconut milk, added 1/4 cup currants, 1 tbsp honey and 1/8 tsp cinnamon. Love the texture and flavor of this gluten free grain. Delicious warm or cold! Sample provided by Bob’s Red Mill.😋

Flavor Enhancers

These are just a small sampling of the many  spice/herb blends available to bring your meals to a whole different level! Great to have on hand esp if you include them in a 5 ingredients or less recipe. (McCormick provided garlic and herb sample packets). Simple, healthy and delicious, not to mention the health perks😋

3 ingredient dessert!

Combined few walnuts, 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut and a sprinking of chocolate chips for a simple, healthy and delicious impromptu dessert. Always have these in my freezer. Suggest warming this in microwave a few seconds to soften chocolate and toss together.