MY MANGO STOOD OUT ##MANGO COCKTAIL

I love the taste of mango in a refreshing summer cocktail. It’s bold and upfront and center within a drink. And, it doesn’t take a huge amount to flavor a particular drink. A few pieces go a long way. The smooth and sweet characteristics make it perfect for an exotic drink on a sizzling day.Continue reading “MY MANGO STOOD OUT ##MANGO COCKTAIL”

FRESH MILK FROM NATURE ##FRESH COCONUT MILK

We all have (well, many of us) super busy lives. And, as a result, when it comes to our dietary needs, it makes it very challenging to sometime go the wholesome and healthy routes. It is quite easy and convenient to visit our respective neighborhood store and buy the ready-made food products on hand. And,Continue reading “FRESH MILK FROM NATURE ##FRESH COCONUT MILK”

MY HEART DID AN EXTRA SKIP THIS MORN ##APPLE OATMEAL WITH BLUEBERRIES/FLAX-SEEDS

I was still in a heart-healthy kind of mode this morning. They say “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. I’m no scientist; however, I do know that incorporating fresh fruits in my daily diet aid me tremendously when it comes to digestion. So, to ‘bump’ up the taste of my morning’s oatmeal, andContinue reading “MY HEART DID AN EXTRA SKIP THIS MORN ##APPLE OATMEAL WITH BLUEBERRIES/FLAX-SEEDS”

BREAKFAST WAS A FIBER/HEART GOODNESS #APPLE/FLAX-SEED PANCAKES

I was in a super-charge mood from my morning’s workout. The endorphins gained kept me in an upbeat mood for sometime. Thus, I went with the flow and hopped in my kitchen to make yours truly a powerhouse breakfast. I knew beforehand that the apple on my counter was heading somewhat ‘south’. I hate whenContinue reading “BREAKFAST WAS A FIBER/HEART GOODNESS #APPLE/FLAX-SEED PANCAKES”

SUPPER BECAME MY LUNCH ##LEFT-OVER CURRIED CHICKEN/PIGEON(GUNGO) PEAS/RICE

I wasn’t in the mood to prepare a meal from scratch. You see, when hunger strikes, I grab anything in sight. I guess it’s just human nature to feed the need. Moreover, I was super tired and wanted to hit the ‘sack’. There was an extra step in my gait as I made my wayContinue reading “SUPPER BECAME MY LUNCH ##LEFT-OVER CURRIED CHICKEN/PIGEON(GUNGO) PEAS/RICE”

TIPS TO EMPLOY WHILE PREPARING AND COOKING MEALS ON THE OUTSKIRTS

There’s no denying. Summer is here with full throttle. With temperatures and humidity digits on the rise, we try to seek out  ways to cool down and relax. And, one of the ways that bring us ease and comfort during these sizzling months is to gather with loved ones at barbeques, picnics, and cookouts. AfterContinue reading “TIPS TO EMPLOY WHILE PREPARING AND COOKING MEALS ON THE OUTSKIRTS”

JUST IN TIME FOR 4TH OF JULY #ROASTED SWEET POTATOES/CORN SALAD

One way of using up earth’s harvest is to combine them and have a healthy and delicious feast. This recipe is just in time for Independence. It can be had as a side dish as well as a warm salad. The beautiful thing is that most of these ingredients are readily available and are inContinue reading “JUST IN TIME FOR 4TH OF JULY #ROASTED SWEET POTATOES/CORN SALAD”

THE BEGINNING OF SOMETHING AWESOME FOR LUNCH #AVOCADO/TOMATO SALAD

Nature’s butter (well, that’s what I call avocado) has been staring me in the face for the last week. You see, just by chance I was gifted a couple of avocados a week ago by a nice woman. I was reminded that it was the beginning of avocado season. I was very excited. I thoughtContinue reading “THE BEGINNING OF SOMETHING AWESOME FOR LUNCH #AVOCADO/TOMATO SALAD”

EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, ONE SHOULD’VE A SCREWDRIVER AFTERNOON #SIESTA

I couldn’t help myself. It was the middle of the afternoon. I was hot and quite weary from my ‘laboring’ as my of us do. Guys, I had an excuse; it’s my day off (well, night off). And, what does one do on their day off? I had to unwind and let my weave down.Continue reading “EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE, ONE SHOULD’VE A SCREWDRIVER AFTERNOON #SIESTA”