That time of year for my favorite refreshing drink! Brew any variety of tea, serve on ice with fresh mint. Love that as a pick me up mid afternoon! This batch grew back from last year already. See link below for more. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.rodalesorganiclife.com/wellbeing/7-surprising-health-benefits-of-mint%3Famp
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….
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!
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…
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!
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…
In light of the nice weather we are having, I was inspired to simply top fruit (berries, mango and pineapple) with unsweetened shredded coconut for an easy tropical dessert. Check out link below for health benefits of doing so. https://www.choosemyplate.gov/fruits-nutrients-health
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…
Love this product from Trader Joe’s! It has a Tangy mango flavor, is lightly sweet, creamy and refreshing! I enjoy it as a treat every now and then as an alternative to yogurt. Details on link and photo below. http://www.m.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-1056/kefir
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.😋
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😋
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.