BETA-CAROTENE/FIBER TREATS #CARROT/BEET/OATMEAL MUFFINS

A comforting and healthy way to surrender to the sweet cravings.

CITRUS/HONEY CHICKEN WITH ROASTED VEGGIES

I was totally elated to pucker-up my to my supper earlier on. Yes, I did a citrus chicken (dark portions) for supper. With the help of the juice of limes/lemons, my chicken parts were able to absorb the tangy flavors. Basted them with a citrus/honey sauce. Roasted chicken along with carrots and sweet potatoes. ServedContinue reading “CITRUS/HONEY CHICKEN WITH ROASTED VEGGIES”

THE COMINGLING OF BEET/CARROT/CANTALOUPE

Trying to jump-start this spring day just right. Turned to one of my favorite wholesome and refreshing juices (well, two of). Beet root and carrot juice is a staple in my refrigerator. Love to add fresh lime and/or lemon along with a burst of ginger root to same. Decided to step up my beta caroteneContinue reading “THE COMINGLING OF BEET/CARROT/CANTALOUPE”

JERK/APPLE ROASTED CHICKEN WITH ASSORTED VEGGIES

That’s it! I went jerking with my bird. It has been sometime since I’ve gone down this familiar route. I wanted a dish that was bold, spicy, succulent and packed with amazing flavors that would excite my taste buds. As a result, I decided on one of my favorite ways to cook the feathery one.Continue reading “JERK/APPLE ROASTED CHICKEN WITH ASSORTED VEGGIES”

BRAISED CHUCK STEAK IN RED WINE/BALSAMIC SAUCE

I was so excited to partake of supper. I’m more of a seafood and poultry diner. However, once in a while I like to indulge in a succulent piece of beef. Had the craving for same and went with the chunk portion of same. Chuck steak is relatively inexpensive compared to filet mignon and takesContinue reading “BRAISED CHUCK STEAK IN RED WINE/BALSAMIC SAUCE”

ROCKED MY CARROTS/BEETS TWO WAYS

For me, it’s a big bonus when I can use my a particular food item more than one way. And, that’s how it was with a couple of popular root vegetables. These bold and vibrant vegetables are loaded with nutrients such as beta carotene, vitamins, and more that are beneficial for the body. Decided toContinue reading “ROCKED MY CARROTS/BEETS TWO WAYS”

ROASTED CARROT/PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATO SOUP BY THE WATER’S EDGE

What a difference a day makes! Once again, we here in South Florida, U.S.A. have been blessed with a snippet of Fall. I woke up to the trees doing their signature dance as the blustery winds took hold of their branches. I was also fortunate to behold the trees ridding themselves of a few weakenedContinue reading “ROASTED CARROT/PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATO SOUP BY THE WATER’S EDGE”

NATURE’S DAILY DOSE #BEET ROOT/GINGER ROOT/CARROT JUICE

Whenever I can, I try to incorporate wholesome ingredients and foods in my daily dietary plan. And, one way I like to do so is through the juicing of fresh fruits and vegetables. I can never get tired of combining beet root, ginger root and carrots. To give an extra punch I like to addContinue reading “NATURE’S DAILY DOSE #BEET ROOT/GINGER ROOT/CARROT JUICE”