BANANA PANCAKES/BLUEBERRIES #POTASSIUM/FIBER POWER

Got a bit creative with my breakfast this morning. If you have been following my food blog, you know that I don’t toss. As a result, this morning was no different. You see, a couple of my ripe bananas got mushy and speckled. Came up with the perfect ‘save’. I transformed my potassium fruits toContinue reading “BANANA PANCAKES/BLUEBERRIES #POTASSIUM/FIBER POWER”

EGGPLANT WITH FETA CHEESE

Thunderstorms couldn’t keep me away from my kitchenette. In fact, it was the opposite. You see, rainy weather lures me to my cooking range. And, that’s what it did this evening. Originally, I was planning on Chinese delivery; however, my culinary mind sent me searching for supplies (well, food). The first thing that caught myContinue reading “EGGPLANT WITH FETA CHEESE”

A SIDE I COULDN’T RESIST #ROASTED PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATOES

For the fall, this dish has become one of my absolute favorites. I’ve traveled this fork of the road before and I liked same. Maybe, it’s the sweet/tart tastes along with the warm spices of ginger and cinnamon and the contrasting salty flavor of the bits of feta cheese. Guys, I’m harping about my roastedContinue reading “A SIDE I COULDN’T RESIST #ROASTED PUMPKIN/SWEET POTATOES”

PROTEIN/FIBERS IN CUP CAKE FORM #MINI QUICHES

Breakfast was a protein and fiber-packed one. With a couple of beaten eggs, left-over vegetables (broccoli, asparagus) and fresh spinach, parsley, and tomatoes, I was on my way to a  satisfying affair. It was like having mini quiches in cup-cake format. Assorted vegetables were added to egg batter. I made sure to season with aContinue reading “PROTEIN/FIBERS IN CUP CAKE FORM #MINI QUICHES”

SUMMER IS IN THE HOUSE!! #GRILLED CITRUS SHRIMP, ASPARAGUS AND ONIONS

When the days become long  and the temperatures sizzle on the outskirts, I want quick, easy and delicious. So, it was that in mind that I fired up my indoor pan grill and went to work on a seafood favorite of mind. Shrimp was marinated with a drizzle of olive oil, salt, black pepper, sprinkleContinue reading “SUMMER IS IN THE HOUSE!! #GRILLED CITRUS SHRIMP, ASPARAGUS AND ONIONS”

A KALE AND PARSLEY RICE TO PAIR WITH ANY PROTEIN DISH

Whenever I go grocery shopping the antioxidant green food kale is a reoccurring item on my shopping list. Based on studies, kale also consists of cancer fighting properties, great for cardiovascular health and a host of other beneficial nutrients. I do try to use same in varied ways. I love to combine  kale and berriesContinue reading “A KALE AND PARSLEY RICE TO PAIR WITH ANY PROTEIN DISH”

I DID IT MY WAY…..##EGGPLANT PARMESAN

Many territories around the globe, winter is in its peak. However, today, in my neck of the woods, it feels like summer. Guys, the temperatures are flirting in the early eighties and the humidity is above average. Now, what the heck is going on? I’ve my so-called Floridian winter gears. Well, sweaters and jackets areContinue reading “I DID IT MY WAY…..##EGGPLANT PARMESAN”

BALLS THAT WON’T DEFLATE– ##TURKEY BALLS IN AN ORANGE/GINGER/BRANDY SAUCE

Because I indulged in a beef dish a day or two ago, I decided to go ‘turkey’. These turkey balls are just in time for the Superbowl week-end. They are made with chopped turkey breast which I had in-house for about a couple of weeks. And because it’s not consisted of much fat, I optedContinue reading “BALLS THAT WON’T DEFLATE– ##TURKEY BALLS IN AN ORANGE/GINGER/BRANDY SAUCE”

I SKIPPED THE POPCORN AND WENT GARBANZO!! #ROASTED CHICKPEAS

I had a 15 ounce can of garbanzo beans commonly known as chickpeas. Decided to use same as a great snack. Thus, I drained and rinsed under cold tap water. Then, I dried chickpeas on a clean kitchen towel. On a greased baking sheet, I placed peas and drizzled a little olive oil, sprinkled aContinue reading “I SKIPPED THE POPCORN AND WENT GARBANZO!! #ROASTED CHICKPEAS”