Thursday, June 26, 2014

Grandma's Turning 90!


My lovely Grandma is turning 90 years old and our family is having a party to celebrate her. My Mom was tasked with decorating and I was happy to help. First things first, I wanted to make wine bottle decorations. Here's what I have so far.




We plan on putting flowers in the bottles. More photos to come. 


Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Easy Avocado Salsa

We were having soy curl fajitas for dinner and I wanted to make a topping. I only had 1/2 of an avocado so I needed to extend it. This is what I came up with.



Easy Avocado Salsa

Avocado
Red Onion
Red & Yellow Bell Pepper
Lime Juice
Salt and Pepper

Use what you have and chop into small pieces. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and give a good squeeze o lime juice. Toss to coat and enjoy!

Z is for Zuchinni

Is it really summer time? Okay, maybe not officially but close enough for the produce to start tasting amazing. I pulled the grill pan out and did my first grilling of the new season. A simple zucchini and tomato dish was the result and it tasted amazing.


Grilled Zucchini
2-3 zucchinis (sliced on a slight bias, about a 1/2 thick)
1 tsp. olive oil
Salt & Pepper

Heat grill or grill pan. In a bowl add all ingredients and toss to coat.
Grill each piece of zucchini for about 2-3 minutes per side.

I sliced a perfectly ripe tomato and layered it with my cooking zucchini and also gave it a nice sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.