CANTALOUPE/LEMON JUICE #SUPER HEALTHY!!

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THE POWER OF 2! #CANTALOUPE/LEMON

They say that the early bird catches the worm.So, I’m prepping for a refreshing cantaloupe juice in the morning. This nutritious fruit is touted as one of the world’s healthiest foods. It’s loaded with essential vitamin C, beta carotene, potassium and a host of other nutrients. With just fresh lemon juice and cold water, I’llContinue reading “THE POWER OF 2! #CANTALOUPE/LEMON”

CANTALOUPE/BERRY SALAD

Decided to take advantage of the peak of cantaloupe season  (June/August) by making a salad. It was the perfect time to use the nifty gadget, melon baller on my cantaloupe. It turned out some super-sweet balls. They made my taste buds salivate with delight. Balanced out my sweet cantaloupe with some of my favorite berries,Continue reading “CANTALOUPE/BERRY SALAD”

LIGHT AND EASY #SEARED SALMON IN LEMON-BUTTER SAUCE

When the summer temperatures are sizzling on the outskirts, light, quick and easy is the way to go. And, that was what occurred earlier on. Had yours truly a much-needed omega fatty acid seafood (salmon) paired with sautéed assorted summer vegetables. Made a lemon butter sauce to go with skinless salmon. I also added someContinue reading “LIGHT AND EASY #SEARED SALMON IN LEMON-BUTTER SAUCE”

LINGUINE WITH KALE/BROCCOLI PESTO TOPPED WITH HONEY/LEMON SHRIMP

I went a little over the top with nature’s wholesome greens. it  was sort of leap out of the  ‘box’; in that I created a pesto from atypical ingredients. Instead of the classic  basil and/or other herbs, I opted for kale, broccoli and parsley. Greens were rinsed in tepid water and then added to foodContinue reading “LINGUINE WITH KALE/BROCCOLI PESTO TOPPED WITH HONEY/LEMON SHRIMP”

AN ASIAN/ITALIAN TABLE #SHRIMP/VEGGIE STIR-FRY AND RISOTTO

As I prepared and cooked my Asian/Italian inspired meal, I felt like a true Food Ambassador. The United Nations would be proud of yours truly. Okay, now I’m going over the top. But anyway guys, I was over the moon  with the combining of both my dishes. With the help of a store-bought Risotto: IContinue reading “AN ASIAN/ITALIAN TABLE #SHRIMP/VEGGIE STIR-FRY AND RISOTTO”

A MAHI MAHI CATCH!! #PAN-SEARED FISH

My palate and I were in a seafood kind of mood for supper. It was quite a delightful change to place  a hold on the feathery one (chicken) and indulged in a light yet satisfying seafood meal. On my last shopping trip I secured a couple Mahi mahi steaks. Mahi mahi are commonly known asContinue reading “A MAHI MAHI CATCH!! #PAN-SEARED FISH”

PREPPING FOR A POWERHOUSE OF GOODNESS #CARROTS/BEETS/GINGER

I’ve been here repeatedly. I can never get tired of the benefits of nature’s bounties. They make my stomach and palate leap with joy and anticipation for an awaiting drink. Each time I indulge in a combination or separate drink of carrots, beets, ginger root and citrus, I feel like a new person within. Moreover,Continue reading “PREPPING FOR A POWERHOUSE OF GOODNESS #CARROTS/BEETS/GINGER”

ROASTED CITRUS CHICKEN AND BLACK BEANS

When you cook chicken a ‘million’ and one ways, one has to devise  other ways to enjoy the feathery one. Had a few oranges that were heading down south. You see, although the calendar says autumn, the temperatures still feel like summer in Florida. As a result, my precious perishables carry shorter shelf lives. IContinue reading “ROASTED CITRUS CHICKEN AND BLACK BEANS”