MIXED BERRIES INTERWINE WITH CUPCAKES

A guilt-free way to utilize fresh straw/blue berries in the diet.

GAZPACHO (CANTALOUPE) TO THE RESCUE

I love soup. This one pot wonder is a god-send on days when I’m extremely tired, but still require my daily nutrition. I often cook and prepare an alternating type each week. One week is lentil, the other could be squash/pumpkin or even chicken soup.¬† I cook and puree each batch and store in theContinue reading “GAZPACHO (CANTALOUPE) TO THE RESCUE”

KICK-ASS SWEET POTATO SALAD

Now that it’s officially summer, we all will be consuming potato salad at our barbeques and cookouts. Traditionally, these salads are made up of the starchy based Irish potatoes and other ingredients. This tasty and delicious dish can pack on the calories as well as raise the glucose level within the body. And, if oneContinue reading “KICK-ASS SWEET POTATO SALAD”

OLE, OLE FOR MANGO SALSA!

Once again, I went calling on my good friend a couple blocks away. I’ve an open visit policy to her home. And, by golly, lately, I’ve been making use of the invite. Gosh, I hope she doesn’t change her mind. You see, mango season is in full bloom. And, although I don’t consume the mangoesContinue reading “OLE, OLE FOR MANGO SALSA!”

AN INFUSION OF DIFFERENT FOODS, SPICES/FLAVORS

Sometimes, I can really be a creature of habits. Usually, on a Friday, I would venture out to nice eating establishment and mingle with the maddening crowd. I love the aromatic smells, the background music, the banging of silver wares as wait and kitchen staff busily execute their duties. I also like to people watch.Continue reading “AN INFUSION OF DIFFERENT FOODS, SPICES/FLAVORS”

SALMON JUVENILES GO TRUCKING

The recent California drought affected the rivers and streams in the vicinity. As a result, millions of juvenile salmon were endangered. These silvery smolts were unloaded in long plastic pipes then they made their way by floating in netted pens. Subsequently, after getting acclimated to the precious water they are then released¬† to the oceanContinue reading “SALMON JUVENILES GO TRUCKING”