GRILLED SHRIMP/CHICKEN TENDERLOINS WITH FRILLS

When the temperatures are soaring on the outskirts, I’ve no time to be spending extended time on top of my stove. I often seek out quick, easy, and delicious meals. After all, I want to secure much-needed time to enjoy the summer. Went with that in mind this afternoon and oh, look what I managed…

I ITALIANISED MY MEAL! #FARRO SALAD/SALMON STEAK

Didn’t think twice to pair the two. It was a match made in culinary heaven. Needed to use my wholesome grains that Mother Nature gifted yours truly. Made enough farro salad the previous day. This included sautéed onions, zucchini, mini bell peppers and garlic. My taste-buds were on high alert. I couldn’t wait to partake…

FARRO ALL THE WAY!! #PROTEIN/FIBER GALORE!

Once again, I jumped overboard. I hit the Mediterranean  coast. There, I discovered a grain that has been around for many centuries. It’s hearty and quite satisfying. Moreover, it’s loaded with an abundance of protein and fibers. Any meal that can fill me up, count me in! I didn’t have to travel to that part…

ROASTED SWEET POTATO/CHICKEN SALAD

So glad that I went with the culinary ride. Hopped outside the box and decided to take my yams to another level. Cubed, drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled those nutrient packed foods with cinnamon, a pinch  of salt, and powdered ginger. Placed them on foiled baking sheet and baked at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for…

BRAISED THIGHS WITH SWEET GREEN PEAS

Already, I’m doing a happy dance within. I can’t wait to further indulge in this mouth-watering meal. Sampled a tad and was elated. Someone is going have a grand time tomorrow. Yes, guys, I’m yapping about my braised chicken thighs and sweet green peas. It has been a while since I’ve gone this culinary route….

ROASTED GRAPES/BROCCOLI CHICKEN SANDWICH

Wasn’t happy with the seeds in my grapes. Thought I had bought the seedless version. Decided to roast them and oh what deliciousness. Those little seeds became quite crispy and more edible. As the high heat caught them in the oven, they took on a limp-like appearance. It was such a culinary joy to partake…

WATERMELON SHOTS + BITES

Look ye here! Look ye here! I’m having one of my best time ever! Decided to go once more with  one of the healthiest foods around. Based on nutritional factS, this fruit is loaded with great sources of  vitamin C, vitamin B6, magnesium, potassium and others. Got a tad creative with my choice of serving….

GRILLED PINEAPPLE WITH VANILLA ICE CREAM

Couldn’t  wait to devour. As soon as vanilla ice cream hit extra-warm and decadent grilled pineapple, it began a slow melt and mingled into the delicious goodness of the tropical fruit. Made it even more delectable  by drizzling left-over pineapple rum sauce. That took my dessert to another level. Guys, that’s what beautiful things are…

GRILLED PINEAPPLE/CHICKEN WITH PINEAPPLE/RUM SAUCE

My palate did leaps of joy as I partook of this succulent dish. Yes, guys, I brought the tropics to my kitchen. I couldn’t help myself. I had the right ingredients in the form of fresh pineapple and Jamaican white rum. I took the cue and went with it. Baked a few drumsticks and thighs…

I SEE POSSIBILITIES! #GRILLED PINEAPPLE

I can’t wait to have my way with these tropical delights. I’m no psychic or no seer; but, I can foresee these grilled slices of pineapple being paired with a poultry dish and a delectable dessert. Yippee! I can’t wait.