(CLICK ON PHOTO TO SEE A LARGER VERSION) I have a frugal, healthy cooking tip to share for garbanzo beans (chick-peas). They are a staple in our house and I try to never be out of them. My friend Nheena Ittner shared this idea and I have been cooking them this way ever since. I … More Never Buy Canned Garbanzo Beans Again
This week I had to stick to a lean grocery budget. This means our green smoothies will be uncomplicated and free from fancy ingredients. Sometimes simple is best. Our “Blackberry Charmer” green smoothie this morning was refreshing and vibrant. Even though the blackberries were frozen it made me think of dark, glossy blackberries dripping … More Blackberry Charmer Green Smoothie
I could get used to relaxing in the morning with Mike. Cheers to the last day of spring break! This is what was in our glass this morning: a Cherry Bliss Green Smoothie. Of course, Athena was curious. 😉 She is the sweetest photo bomber.
“Oh, I am fortune’s fool!” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet I have tried my best to be productive during my spring break and today I have been setting my cooking timer in 20-30 minute increments to multi-task a variety of projects. Do not worry, I built in some computer time and healthy snack breaks. … More What’s Luck Got to Do With It?
“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” ― Leo Toystoy, Anna Karenina Today is mid-week of spring break. My facebook status this morning read, “Green smoothies, Mike’s doing morning yoga, and I’m reading poetry while a sweet kitty purrs on my lap. It might be cold outside but our cozy house is a restful … More Weight Watchers Sweet Potato Soup with Coconut, Cilantro, and Lime
“Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.” ~Charles Dudley Warner Regardless of the season, salads are a go-to meal in our house. I am fortunate that one of Mike’s favorite meals is a dinner plate of greens, with whatever fruit and vegetables … More Tangy Ranch and Zesty Avocado ~ Plant Based, Homemade, Salad Dressing