Remember the chicken tenders and brown rice from the other day, it’s time to rethink another leftover dish. Fried rice is the obvious solution. My Chinese “mother “, a woman I worked with years ago, taught me this technique. First you heat some good quality oil in a wok type skillet. We used to useContinue reading “What’s for dinner-Fried Rice”
Category Archives: Health and Wellness
Grilled Tuna Steak-Day 2
My children will tell you that they ate a lot of tuna casserole. Those were the days that one fed a family of four on a 3 oz. can of tuna fish. I used a can of mushroom soup and usually baked it with crumbled potato chips on top. My tastes have changed a bitContinue reading “Grilled Tuna Steak-Day 2”
Breakfast on the run
No time for breakfast this morning, just the usual combo of blueberries, strawberries and bananas with soy protein powder and coconut cream. Protein and fat, check. Antioxidants, check. Can you guess the hidden ingredient?
Sunday morning breakfast
We’re working up to breakfast this morning. We’re getting our protein and fat from coconut cream and soy protein powder, our antioxidants from fresh strawberries and some other superfoods: cacao powder and beet powder. A few slices of frozen banana finish out this delicious, nutritious smoothie.
What’s for dinner-Spaghetti squash
Another simple quick meal made easier that the squash was roasted earlier. I browned some vegan Italian sausage in olive oil and added Whole Foods brand Italian spaghetti sauce with a bit of fresh tomato. A simple salad with lots of avocado makes it complete. Pop quiz: what are my must have elements? You areContinue reading “What’s for dinner-Spaghetti squash”
For those still trying to get an appointment for a Covid vaccine, here are the options available in Pinellas county. Please let us know if you have any other information. https://www.publix.com/covid-vaccine/florida Update: 4140 booked, try again Friday February 12 after 7:00 a.m. EST (6:00 a.m. CST) for your next opportunity. https://www.patientportalfl.com/login There are no moreContinue reading “Update-Covid Vaccine”
What’s for breakfast-more protein and fat
In keeping with my philosophy of eating protein and fat with every meal, I’ve supplemented my morning oatmeal with a soy protein shake beefed up with coconut cream and frozen banana. See https://pws.Shaklee.com/deidre-lines/ for how to get yummy Pumpkin Spice soy protein. I like the Sprouts brand of coconut cream, over 2/3 of can isContinue reading “What’s for breakfast-more protein and fat”
Protein and Fat
When my mother was ill, the doctor said to make sure she was getting enough protein and fat. Not vitamins and minerals, not fluids, not the usual things we focus on to be healthy. For this page, I’ve been exploring why protein and fats are important elements of our diet and what are the bestContinue reading “Protein and Fat”
Carrot cake oatmeal for Breakfast
We should be bright eyed and bushy tailed today. With carotene filled carrots and brain boosting walnuts, this oatmeal tastes like carrot cake. Sweetened with honey and cinnamon, a splash of vanilla and a dollop of coconut cream, this breakfast provides the protein, fiber and fat to fuel you through a busy morning . IContinue reading “Carrot cake oatmeal for Breakfast”
What’s for breakfast-February 2, 2021
A heart healthy breakfast starts with a fruit and soy protein shake with coconut cream. Oatmeal has soluable fiber, and blueberries help lower blood pressure. Add some homemade granola with almonds for a little crunch to complete this hearty breakfast on a cold Florida morning.