Friday, August 27, 2021

Watermelon Gazpacho

This is perfect for the hot days of summer or anytime.

2 -3 c. seeded, chopped watermelon

1 - 2 Roma tomatoes chopped

1 clove garlic (crushed and chopped)
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/8 tsp. salt (optional)
1 small cucumber chopped
1/4 c. green onion chopped

1/2 c. each: onion chopped, bell pepper chopped

1/8 tsp. diced jalapeno pepper (optional)

Cut and prepare vegetables, watermelon and tomatoes.

In a blender or food processor combine tomatoes and watermelon and some of the vegetables. Blend for 10 - 20 sec. 

Pour gazpacho into a serving bowl.

Combine with remaining ingredients. Mix well and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.

Makes 4 - 6 servings.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Recipe To Help Wildfire Survivors and Haiti.

Prayers, thoughts, peace for everybody dealing with the wildfires out West, the earthquake recently in Haiti and Tropical Storm Henri. 

On the left side of the website are links under
Pay It Forward.

Some organizations are helping families.

Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Beckys Blueberry Smoothie

This recipe is inspired by my niece Becky.

2 - 3 c. almond milk

1 c. blueberries

1/2 c. each: pineapple chunks, pineapple juice

Rinse blueberries in a colander.

Open up a can of pineapple chunks, strain liquid into a measuring cup. 

Put pineapple chunks into a clean bowl, set aside.

Pour pineapple juice into a clean ice cube tray and place into a freezer until frozen.

Remove ice cube tray from freezer.

Combine ingredients in a blender and blend for 20 seconds. 

Pour smoothie into clean glasses.

Serves 4.


Monday, August 2, 2021

Grilled Zucchini

 This is perfect for summer.

I’ve used a grill pan but you can do this on the grill outside instead.

2 - 3 zucchinis sliced
3 T. approx. olive oil
1 clove garlic: crushed chopped
1/8- 1/4 tsp each: salt, pepper
1/2 tsp. fresh lemon juice

Rinse and cut zucchinis into slices. 

Peel, crush, chop garlic. 

In a bowl combine: zucchini slices, salt, pepper, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice. 

Toss to coat zucchini.

Heat grill pan to medium high, reduce heat to medium.

Place zucchini slices on grill pan. 

Grill on 1 side for 5 min approx.

Flip zucchini over and grill on other side for 5 min or until done.

Serves 4.