NATIONAL BAGEL/PIZZA DAY #FREEBIES!

If you are not watching your carbs intake, today is one to celebrate. It’s National Bagel and National Pizza Day! Grab your iPhones and smartphones and retrieve a digital coupon. Make your way to your nearest eatery for a delicious slice of pizza and bagel. Some of the selected establishments where you can redeem your coupons…

HURRICANE MATTHEW-READY #SALMON FRITTERS

I wasn’t going let Hurricane Matthew or any force of nature cramp my culinary plan. With the fear of the electricity going out, I had to dice and mix with a rapid beat. I had the perfect dish in mind, salmon fritters. Thanks to my stash of hurricane canned goods, I was able to whip…

OATMEAL/BERRIES #BREAKFAST IS SERVED!

My stomach and I are still in a very happy, warm, and satisfying place. Thanks to my old-fashioned oatmeal and berries. I see an awesome day ahead.

STACK OF GOODNESS ON A PRECIPITOUS DAY

Call me what you wish. When dark clouds cascade the skies and there’s a threat of rain, I think of food. So, despite the gloomy forecast for the day, I laced up my walking shoes and managed to  break a sweat on my jogging trail. As I dodged raindrops, I smiled. One major thing was…

GREEN EGGS WITHOUT THE HAM

I certainly didn’t miss the ham in my breakfast dish. And, thinking about it, Dr. Seuss would also approve. You see, I went with a couple of cage-free eggs and made a delightful and creamy scrabble with same. In order to get the green contrast, I used up leftover kale/parsley pesto from a previous meal….

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…

A STACK OF POTASSIUM/FIBER GOODNESS

I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth in each of these pancakes. Breakfast never tasted so good.With a sweet/tart topping of simmered strawberries and blueberries, my taste buds were super-delighted.

OATMEAL AND BERRIES

Kicking off my morn in a heart-felt way. It’s nothing new. It’s one of my faves,  whole-wheat grains (oatmeal) and fresh berries (blue and strawberries. Yippee!!

OMELET WITH SALSA FILLING

Decided to place my staple breakfast dish (oatmeal) on a hiatus and went with eggs. These were done in an omelet form. For the filling, I went a tad out of the box and reached for salsa in a jar. Shh!!……never bought the chips. It was deliberate Love me some salsa in my omelet. Served…

MY MORNING STAPLE #OATMEAL

If it’s the week morning, I’ve got to go oatmeal. When it comes to my daily meal plan, I consume what works for me. When I shop for this whole-grain food, as always, I opt for the old-fashioned type as it has great bite at each spoonful. One of the great upsides to oatmeal is…