When your girlfriend who you haven’t seen in a minute sends a photo via text of her backyard garden bounty with the caption, “Would you like any of these?”And the “these” are fresh jalapeños, tomatoes and lettuce you cant help but say, yes! Honestly, I will always be more excited to spend more time with her but all the better when she wants to share the fruits of her labor. We all need friends like that, friends who know what we love and what we will appreciate.
If you visit and stay for dinner which I would love it is highly probable that you will have something in a bowl. In some form or fashion balanced bowls frequently make their way to our dinner table. Could it be that they are chalk full of protein, vitamins and minerals or that they are so fun to eat. I say D – all of the above! These bowls go by many names balanced bowls, buddha bowls, pixie bowls, veggie bowls, rainbow bowls and my favorite as named by my daughter, unicorn food.
By far the most requested dish in our home is my Avocado Corn and Tomato Bruschetta with grilled Pita triangles. As we gather the fresh avocados, tomatoes and red onion we must not forget about which of the children will have the special “job” of shucking the corn on the cob. The prep, “cooking” and serving can all be done outside,
Yogi bowl…buddah bowl…pixie perfection?!? How bout we call it super simple, full of protein, good carbs and fresh veggies. Who could ask for anything more? While this is mostly a dinner “bowl” in our home they can be enjoyed for any meal. They are easy to prep, prepare, keep warm and save for leftovers.
Although I eat mostly raw foods, especially for breakfast I cannot deny that pizza will always be at the top of my ‘favorite foods’ list. Not even waiting tables at a popular pizza restaurant for two years to get myself through college could make me turn away from my dearly beloved. Now,
Citrus in a smoothie! Really? I had to give this one a shot . After all, I have a serious orange loving little fruit bat in my house. Not to mention so many of my friends on Facebook and Instagram have been telling me how the sweet and tangy addition of the oranges really make for an amazing smoothie.