Creative Leftovers

Roasted extra veggies for dinner, stored them in a container (which I stored in the refrigerator) and turned it over on a plate for lunch the next day. Beautiful and delicious cold drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Details below on cooking being like yoga https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/08/i-took-my-yoga-practice-to-the-kitchen-it-restored-my-familys-health/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Wake%20Up%20Call%20August%209th&utm_content=Daily%20Wake%20Up%20Call%20August%209th+CID_a5290445ac7c0c0da58e88ce15d79eb0&utm_source=Email%20Marketing&utm_term=I%20took%20my%20Yoga%20Practice%20to%20the%20Kitchen%20%20it%20restored%20my%20Familys%20Health

Tonight’s Dinner

Swap out the ground beef for lean ground turkey and add a few cups of baby spinach and 1/2 cup fresh parsley to your fav meatball recipe, shape into a mini loaf (or two) and oven roast until done to your likeness! Do combine a few of your fav veggies and oven roast them since…

Cold Shrimp Anyone?

Purchased cooked shrimp and squeezed fresh lime juice over it for a refreshing lean protein snack. ( Also delicious with chopped red onion, fresh garlic, cilantro and/or celery). Makes for a great topping on your fav salad for that perfect summer meal!

Rainbow: Nature’s Mother’s Day Gift

Nature provided me with a gift at the beginning (lilacs in my backyard) and end of this special day. Looked out from my kitchen window early evening and caught this incredible view as a spectacular end to my day. (A double rainbow, no less). Fascinating how it is an optical illusion caused by water droplets….

Lilacs: Nature’s Gift

Amazing what this flower provides during such a short blooming season! Just what I needed Mother’s Day morning when I decided to stroll through my back yard after a long morning walk. This blooming bush caught my eye! See link for inspiration on its meaning and significance including the intoxicating fragrance and the relaxation it…

Tropical Coffee

Started adding a tsp of this coconut milk powder to my coffee during my trip to Jamaica last week and continue to  love it! Smooth, creamy and sweet flavor  😋 Beats chemically flavored and sugar laden creamers and convenient to store.

Friday dinner

Tossed 1 lb cooked porcini mushroom tortellini, 1 cup peas and 1tsp crumbled bacon (omit for vegetarian) with 1 tsp olive oil and 1tsp grated Romano cheese to make this delicious meal in 20 min from start to finish!