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Everything In Moderation…

Everything In Moderation…

Once again, here I am back on my soapbox! Balance, Baby Balance!!! I do feel strongly about a balanced diet. everything in moderation is fine for us, without going overboard on carbs, sugar, fats or any one food group. In an article in the New York Times titled “12 Tips For A Longer Life” Dan … Continue reading

Garlicscapes Caprese!

Garlicscapes Caprese!

What do you do when you have some fabulous vine ripe tomatoes, wonderful vegetarian Mozzarella, and a big bunch of garlicscapes? Those of you who are farmers market groupies like me, probably already know what garlicscapes are. For those of you who don’t here goes — The scapes are the flower stems that garlic plants … Continue reading

Gazpachos Galore!!!

If there has been any one article I have throughly enjoyed testing and writing it was this one for the Washington Post dated July 11 2014 titled¬†3 Gazpachos, 1 Cool Summer Option. More importantly I am completely excited about the food stylists and the fabulous photos that they came up with. An ice bowl with … Continue reading

Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Carrot Slaws are very common in our diet. so I figured, why not try out a parsnip slaw, after all they are cousins right, carrots and parsnips… Parsnips are a bit more waxy in texture and tougher to grate that crunchy carrots, but a little hard work does everyone good. And of course there are … Continue reading

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

This is what a grown up grilled cheese should look and taste like, one with some oomph and spice… Tell me this does not have character and taste, really, try this and tell me that it is bland and boring… And what’s better is that it is extremely healthy, filling and truly easy to whip … Continue reading

Germ-buster Gazpacho!

Germ-buster Gazpacho!

I have this icky feeling in my throat. Spring is supposedly here, yet it feels like the peak of winter! I have to fight my dipping mood and my dull feeling. What better than this amazingly delicious, healthy, Germ-buster Gazpacho…. I personally like it the way it is shown in the picture. If you want … Continue reading

Polar Vortex Smoothy!

Polar Vortex Smoothy!

This is my vitamin C boost smoothy to beat the colds and coughs that this polar vortex has been showering us with! Besides it is a delicious, nutritious meal replacement, with a kick! Yields about 24 oz 1 cup packed kale 1 medium vine ripe tomato 1 ripe avocado 1 1/2 cups fresh tangerine juice … Continue reading