Beets, Goat Cheese, Apricot Salad

Fresh beets take a long time to cook, but with a crockpot, there is no need to watch and wait. A vegetable so beautiful to slice, and delicious, in a sandwich or on top of any greens, is also loaded with vitamins. I have always used beets when preparing meals, and for the first time, I cooked fresh beets in a crockpot. It took almost 3 hours, to have delicious beets for my salad.

When I plan on making cheese or charcuterie platters, I add slices and whole beets to create a beautiful colorful platter. I look for any chance to add this beautiful vegetable to our meals for more goodness. Good for the digestive system, eating beets increases athletic performance, brain health, decreases inflammation, and detoxes the liver.

Peeled beets

You can watch me cook, and serve these delicious beets by going to my youtubechannel https://youtu.be/5ifP7DnTPcw Thank you🙏

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Spring Gardening

Biden & Portulaca

We have a very short Spring season and seem to have a never-ending summer. Our Spring is weeks of blooming trees and shrubs, displaying their beautiful blossoms, week after week. It is my best time in the entire year to take photos and videos. I walk through neighborhoods and find old and new dogwood trees and native azaleas with breathtaking colors.

Spring is also when I plan my garden, buy potting soil for flower pots, and arrange them in the shade or sun based on what I have growing in the pot. I can’t tell you how different this year has been for my planning process. Garden centers have the same flowers and plants but prices have increased drastically. A fact that we all face and didn’t expect it. Working on creating a flower or vegetable garden is time-consuming, physically demanding, and expensive, but I can’t even imagine not having a garden. Watering, pulling weeds, cutting flowers for the breakfast table, is what I look forward to all the way through the first freeze 👩🏻‍🌾

Snapdragon late spring, summer
Petunia, early spring & summer
Blue phlox, late spring
Blue creeping Phlox
Primrose
I can’t do it without My sweet advisor “Princessreykitty”

Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Easter Eggs in blue, yellow, green, red, purple

it is very simple to use natural dyes to color Easter eggs. This year I included turmeric and red cabbage to dye Easter eggs for the Easter egg hunt, for the Easter basket, and just to have it on the lunch table as a little gift that everyone can take home.

The process was very easy. First boiling eggs, then boiling cabbage, mixing turmeric to warm water, boiling red onion skin, and beet juice using canned beets. One thing that I learned from this whole process is to keep the eggs in the dyes for different periods to get different shades. Different greens, different blues, different reds. Mix different color eggs putting them in different dyes to get greens and deep Purple eggs. This was an easy family project that we all enjoyed, and our Easter eggs are unique, natural, and beautiful. Please watch the entire video on how to use nature dyes to color eggs👇

Serving tea after a tough Easter Egg hunt
Chocolate half shell Eggs
Easter Eggs in a platter for the lunch table

Super Light Breakfast

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There are meals and side dishes that I remember as a child, and also loved to eat, but have forgotten to make them anymore. Soft boiled eggs are one that I used to have for breakfast, snacks, and a light meal when I wasn’t feeling well.

Easy to prepare, and easy to add more flavors to it with a dash of salt & pepper. Total preparation maybe 10 minutes after you drop the eggs in boiling water.

Soft boiled eggs
Simple and Healthy Snack too👍

Valentine’s Day Delicious Ideas

Ghirardelli White And Dark Chocolate Heart Cake💗
Bryers Ice Cream With Strawberries, and Graham Crackers
S’mores
Orange Vanille Cup Cake
Fried Eggs
Heart Pancakes
A Glass of Blood Orange Juice
Cottage cheese, pear, walnuts, With Spring Mix
Espress Coffee, With Hand Whipped Cream

Have sweet valentine’s Day 🥰 and for more Valentine’s Day delicious ideas please check out our youtube channel 🙏