So much to say this morning...from the Olympic scene, it was a great night for track and fielder Alison Felix who brought home the gold and her smile is worth it's weight in that stuff, too! And imagine earning your living playing beach volleyball, living in a bikini, strutting those great abs and going 21 and 0 in your career. Congrats to Kerri and Misty May for taking the … [Read more...] about The Power of Teamwork
Last Thursday I tried my hand in the kitchen with the following recipe from Alicia Silverstone's site, the Kind life. They are quite easy to make, if you simply follow the directions. They take some time, but because their is no eggs or dairy, they don't get baked. I opted to microwave the chocolate chips which was easier than melting them without a real double boiler. You … [Read more...] about Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles. SO GOOD!
Last Sunday we went to the new Miami Marlin Stadium and besides seeing the new place, I was pretty excited to try their veggie burger. It's nice to go to a ballpark and have something to eat besides peanuts! This park has been really priding itself on the many food choices, including several ethnic choices, seafood, (they have lobster rolls!) kosher, and even a gluten free … [Read more...] about Ballparks, Burgers and Breads and Birthdays!
Here is a really fun way to serve some hearty veggies, based on an old recipe for a clam bake. The fun part is that everyone has their own little bundle. Take two pieces of tin foil per serving (each about a foot long) and criss-cross them. In the middle place corn-on-the cob (I break them into thirds which isn't easy, but worth the hassle)nice size chunks of peeled sweet … [Read more...] about More Summertime Grilling Ideas for the Young and Young at Heart
Ok, this one is also thanks to Kim Lyons. Such a simple recipe but so satisfying, beyond what I imagined. She suggested to the carb lovers that instead of pasta, we make ribbons of zucchini. (Could go a step further and actually slice them into long noodle shapes but the wide ribbons were just fine for me!) Simply cut off the very ends of the zucchini and using a vegetable … [Read more...] about Zucch-asta!