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.
Ten years ago my parents gave me a fig tree to plant in the back yard. It nearly died one year and bounced back, and grew to a 10 feet tree. I guess it needed time, getting used to the garden, and making friendships with the surrounding trees such as the dogwood, and the parade of squirrels, and birds, and the families of cardinals flying over, and landing on its branches.
Every year or so my fig tree, decides to offer me a few figs, and my goodness they are big, beautiful, and not too sweet. I get busy making salads, fig and peanut butter sandwiches, appetizers, and cook a few to top ice cream and pancakes. A few days ago I picked a few for a quick salad. Feta cheese and glazed balsamic. It was beautiful and delicious. Thank you my beautiful fig tree👩🏻🍳😘
Just to mention a few benefits of figs, beside being delicious : high in fiber, and antioxidants, high calcium helps with strong bones, keeping a healthy blood pressure and weight control. One interesting fact, fig trees have natural latex which some people might be allergic to.
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Coolest sandwich, and popular with any age group. Make these cute, healthy, easy, satisfying sandwiches for any occasion. High in fiber, calcium, easy on the digestive system, with added mint or basil, they are a healthy snack.
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Healthy recipe with Lentils
This delicious legume cooked in water with a dash of salt is a power house of goodness added to your meal. It helps with a healthy digestive system, protects against diabetes, and high blood pressure. And I think it makes any rice or pasta beautiful as a side dish. Served hot or cold.
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This is a great breakfast sandwich and snack. I often make this sandwich and cut it in small pieces for mid day snack. The best pear for this sandwich is Bartlett pear. You need a juicy one so it will add more moisture to the peanut spread.
A slice or two of sour dough or your favorite bread, to top your sandwich, or an open face sandwich. Chunky or smooth peanut butter, and very thin slices of pear over lapping each slice on the peanut butter spread. That is it😋 simple, healthy, yummy.👍
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Who doesn’t like to snack? When taking a refuge at home from the summer heat, it is easy to wonder around the kitchen looking for snacks. I am fan of snacking, and I can spend hours creating cheese trays or snack trays. I mix the chips with the healthy nuts and berries, and balance the bland with salty and spicy. Healthy snacks is what I am all about. Being a vegetarian most of my life my family gets bored with my healthy collection of berries, and nuts, so I give them a break by making smoothies on hot summer afternoons.
With smoothies everything goes. What you add for sweetness is a major part of keeping it healthy. To make smoothies sweet I often add honey, maple syrup, nutella and peanut butter. To make the mix smooth for drinking I add vanilla or chocolate soy, orange juice, or milk. Some cinnamon, vanilla extract with few drops of lemon juice for extra flavor.
Stay cool, and fill the gaps with yummy snacks.😘
1/2 cup raspberries
1/2 cup blueberries (or other berries)
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 Tsp Nutella
1Tsp of Honey for sweetness add as needed
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One summer fruit that I love to serve is watermelon. With 1200 varieties, it is sweet, juicy, full of nutrients, and easy to serve.
Thirst quenching watermelon has many benefits, with 92% water, drinking its juice is an important way to keep our body hydrated.
Low in calories only 46 calories per cup, it is a great recovery beverage after a workout, and packed with vitamins, that help with :
1- Lowering blood pressure
2- high in antioxidants – prevents cell damage
3- helps in preventing cancer
4- helps with inflammation
5- helps with muscle soreness
6- helps with healthy hair & skin
One of my favorite salads in summer is watermelon feta cheese salad. Served with mint, glaze balsamic vinegar, olive oil, is cool and refreshing and everyone’s favorite.
Watch the video on how I made this easy salad. Try it & enjoy it 👍😋🍉