Years ago I would often have people over for dinner. We called these events dinner parties, and I would usually invite anywhere between two to five couples.
I would spend all day in the kitchen, cooking up a storm and still be busy when the company arrived. I would also tend to things while everyone was sipping on cocktails and nibbling on appetizers
I am sure those words from The Sound of Music sound familiar to you. I am going to share with you a few of my favorite things since we are in the Holiday Season. These are products I use daily, and they offer solutions for many issues. Also, they are non-toxic, healthful and save money in some cases.
Have you thought about growing your own garden? There are no excuses such as space or soil. If you have even a small patio, you can grow many veggies and herbs in pots.
You may have heard of the Ketogenic diet, popularly known as “the Keto diet.” It is not to be confused with the Atkins diet as it contains far more fat and less protein.
I have to admit I do not cook pasta very often, except in the summer as it makes an easy and inexpensive dinner. With today’s rising food prices, I think about what we eat. This is actually quite easy as my husband shops the bargains.
Cauliflower has become one of the vegetables of choice lately since we can now prepare dishes that taste like mashed potatoes and rice from a head of cauliflower.
I am going to share a few vegan recipes with you. Though I am not a vegan, I try to make a few dishes during the week that do not have animal protein for good health and economy.
We eat fish about three times a week to get our dose of Omega 3. My husband does all the grocery shopping, and fortunately, there are always different fish for sale each week.
Soup isn’t just for winter, though a bowl of hot soup on a cold day always sounds comforting and wonderful.
I make hot soups during the summer because my husband loves soup. I have a few soups that are suitable served cold or at room temperature. My soups often have lots of veggies and different beans.
The two salads I offer today are great options not only for the strict vegan but also for those of you who are looking for healthy options in the food department.