Hello! Quick post today for those of you heading out to your local farmers’ markets this weekend.
I just love stocking up on all the fresh produce this time of the year. It is so easy to eat healthy when everything is at its peak! This time of the year, I could live on corn, zucchini, and tomatoes. It just screams summer to me. Read more
You guys probably aren’t aware of this, because up to this point they have been unmentioned, but I, like most people, live life according to a certain set of rules or principles, if you will. Some are pre-determined by a higher power (Thou shalt not steal), or the government (speed limits, grrr) and some I impose upon myself. One of the rules that I have created for myself is that I never, EVER buy tomatoes at the grocery store. I LOVE tomatoes, like seriously, all caps, L-O-V-E! But, the so-called “tomatoes” sold out of season at the grocery store are nothing close to a vine-ripened tomato pulled from your own backyard in late July. It’s not even the same food. And a tomato that’s been kept in the fridge? Bleck! So, grocery store tomatoes=waste of money. Read more
This recipe is brought to you by the Easter Bunny. Many factors came into play in the development of this recipe, but the two tipping points were two little gifts from the Easter Bunny (actually two different Easter Bunnies, but let’s not get technical). Let me explain . . . Read more
President Obama claims his favorite food is broccoli. Now, I don’t want to get overly political in my very first blog post, but I’m calling BS. I don’t think anyone’s favorite food is broccoli. There are just so many better choices. Broccoli is, however, good for you. Like really good, basically one of the best things you can eat. So, I do try to work it into my diet pretty regularly. I try to do so in ways that don’t involve smothering it with cheese or adding a bunch of unnecessary calories because I would rather save my limited amount of daily calories for something really enjoyable instead of something
masking enhancing the taste of vegetables.
That’s where this broccoli comes in. Read more