Tag: vegetables

Jun 06

Summer Salad with Jicama & Pineapple

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay!   Summer is the perfect time to eat lighter and healthier salads so when hubby brought home a jicama, I decided to try it in a new salad recipe.  A jicama is a crispy, sweet, edible tuber that looks like a turnip but has the crispness of a pear.  When choosing one from the produce …

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Mar 31

Super Foods for Seniors | Heart Smarts

Hello Friends and Happy Monday High Blood Pressure (HBP) or Hypertension affects around 50 million people in the US.  It can cause heart disease, heart failure, strokes and kidney disease.  HBP can be controlled with weight loss and eating right, however, sometimes medicines are also prescribed. If you want to pass on the pills, and …

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Dec 06

Friday Foodie Feature – Oxtail Stew

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! This week’s Foodie Feature is Slow Cooked Oxtail Stew Oxtails or tails of cattle is a very popular dish in *South Africa and this bony, gelatin-rich meat is usually slow-cooked.  In our Delaware home as soon as the weather cools Oxtails are definitely on the menu-of-must-haves and this is how I slow cook mine.   …

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Oct 18

Crocktober – Hearty Beef Stew

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay! Today’s Friday Foodie Feature is Hearty Beef Stew made with Crock Pot Seasonings Ingredients 1 package Crock Pot Hearty Beef Stew Seasoning 2 lbs beef for stewing 5 cups of veggies – potatoes/onions/carrots 1 1/3 cup of water Dice veggies and cube beef, however, I chose not to cut beef …

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May 19

Plants in the Back Seat

Hello Friends and Happy Sunday I hope you had a good weekend with an opportunity to spend quality time with your family/friends and did something fun and enjoyable.  Yesterday, I took my car in for an oil change and Malik was my chauffeur so I took full advantage by having him drive me all around town …

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Feb 05

Easy Breezy Crockpot Meal – Chicken Tenderloins

Hello friends, I hope you are winding down from a very productive yet peaceful day. I am still tired and will be heading to bed shortly, I may even miss my favorite show, “Real Husbands of Hollywood”. Tonight’s easy breezy crockpot meal ingredients were: chicken tenders, diced tomatoes, frozen veggies, rice, and black beans Spray …

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Sep 22

OOTD – First Day of Autumn 2012

Hello friends and happy 1st day of Fall 2012, I hope your Saturday was a good one. My day started with my sons and later we met up with a girlfriend and her son in Dover. Malik drove and our first stop was at Spence’s Bazaar. I took my Clutch Purses down because Lolita had …

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