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 thighsContinue reading “GRILLED PINEAPPLE/CHICKEN WITH PINEAPPLE/RUM SAUCE”

PERFECT PARTNERS #ROASTED PUMPKIN RINGS/SALMON PATTIES

Needed the ideal partner for my salmon patties. Went with roasted pumpkin rings which turned out to be just the perfect pairing I was seeking. Drizzled olive oil on pumpkin along with a pinch of salt, powdered ginger, and paprika. Then, roasted pumpkin rings on baking tray in oven at 405-degree Fahrenheit for approximately 35Continue reading “PERFECT PARTNERS #ROASTED PUMPKIN RINGS/SALMON PATTIES”

WILD ALASKAN SALMON FROM MY PANTRY #SALMON PATTIES

Didn’t have to venture on high seas and contend with choppy and perilous waves to get my wild Alaskan salmon to my kitchen. Thanks to those hard-working fisher men/women, I was able to fetch a can of this omega food in my hands. I had the perfect plan. Decided to make a few salmon pattiesContinue reading “WILD ALASKAN SALMON FROM MY PANTRY #SALMON PATTIES”

BIG LOVE!! #FRUIT FEST

As the summer temperatures and humidity skyrocket on the outskirts, my palate takes a nose-dive with my food choices. I’m less likely to cook heavy meals. I crave the light and easy. Moreover, I tend to increase the amount of fruits in my daily dietary plan. Thanks to my neighborhood farmer’s market, I’m able toContinue reading “BIG LOVE!! #FRUIT FEST”

PROTEIN-PACKED LUNCH #HARD-BOILED EGGS

Wanted a quick, easy, and satisfying dish for lunch. Decided on hard-boiled eggs on a bed of garlic asparagus. Paired same with servings of summer’s sweet/juicy tomatoes and creamy avocado. Made sure to¬† sprinkle¬† with black pepper and pinch of salt. With a few crispy whole-wheat crackers (not in pic) on side, lunch was served.

WENT WITH THE FLOW #BERRIES/MELON

When the temperatures sizzle on the outskirts, I’ve to find ways to quench the thirst within. Didn’t have to look far for some of my faves. Reached for the low-calorie watermelon which is loaded with great amounts of vitamin C, and other beneficial nutrients. It’s a ‘no-brainer’ for me. Love to stock up on theContinue reading “WENT WITH THE FLOW #BERRIES/MELON”