We live in a very unnatural world. We wake up, we jump on social media, we put on clothes made of artificial fibers, drive to work, sit in front of a computer all day, eat processed foods, come home, and watch TV all night. How much time do you spend looking at a device? Phones, tablets, computers, TV, ….now many household appliances have computers in them too. Smart homes can talk to you and keep your home running. Nature and the environment have been stripped, cut, and polluted. Many of our fellow creatures that reside on this planet are gone or on the brink of extinction. Read More
I’m all about easy, delicious food. I discovered pan roasting a few years ago and haven’t looked back. This tasty lemon chicken with vegetables is all cooked together in a baking sheet with sides. One pan to clean but lots of good food to eat. Use a whole chicken cut into pieces or just your favorite parts. If you want an economical meal, use thighs with as much fat removed as possible. Tasty!
It’s only a couple of weeks until Easter and Passover. Whether you’re planning a holiday meal or just looking for ideas for dinner, it’s hard to beat a simple salad of fresh mixed lettuce and fresh strawberries. Right now Florida spring strawberries are still in the markets. If you live in an area that doesn’t have good fresh strawberries in the local stores, pin this recipe for the summer when you can eat fresh local lettuce and strawberries.
Last August when I visited my sister in Michigan, she and I made a great new dish she found in Food And Wine magazine, Tomato, Haricots Verts and Potato Salad. I loved it and brought the recipe home with me. Since I returned home in September, I have made it 5 or 6 times refining it to my taste.
Years ago when I was in Junior High School, I took a required Home Ec class. One of the few things I still remember from that class was broiled or baked grapefruit. Back in the 1960’s it was a hot treat for a hostess to serve.
Do you like spinach sautéed with olive oil and garlic? I love it! I like most greens – collards, kale, chard. I also like simple, easy one dish meals. I’ve been adding more plant-based meals for my health for the last several years. One of my favorite lunches is garlicky greens and beans.