Archive for June, 2012

Limade

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Summer is here so let’s make a favorite beverage of mine.

6 fresh limes
1/2 fresh lemon
2Tbs light agave nectar
6 cups cold water
1 cup ice

Squeeze your limes and lemon into a pitcher. I have an old press that we picked in a Mexican grocery years ago, it’s my favorite.
Add water and agave nectar, stir in ice. I like mine pretty tart, that’s how I roll.

This would probably be awesome with a splash of orange liquor and tequila. I know it’s perfect with a batch of guacamole and some chips!

Enjoy and stay cool!

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Farmer’s Market Season

I’ve been waiting for 7 months for the local farmer’s market to begin again. Last night was the 1st of the season. We loaded Squishy into his stroller, leashed up Bean and went!

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There wasn’t a huge selection yet, but we found some beautiful veggies and bread! I can’t wait for more fruits to be ready. Oh, and corn!!!
It was a gorgeous evening for a walk!


Today we have Squishy’s 9 month wellness check and we need to go to the grocery store. Hopefully we’ll be able to fit in an afternoon walk too!
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Zucchini & Chick Pea Couscous

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Zucchini & Chick Pea Couscous

1 tsp olive oil
1/2 pound chopped zucchini
1/2 small diced onion
1 cloves minced garlic
1/4 diced orange bell pepper
2tsp ground cumin
2tsp fresh dill, 1/2 tsp if dried
1- 14 oz can rinsed chick peas
2/3 c couscous
1 cup boiling vegetable stock
Salt & pepper to taste
2 Tbs nutritional yeast

Cook onion, garlic and orange pepper in oil oil until just tender. Stir in cumin, dill and a pinch of salt.Toss in zucchini and continue to cook over med/low heat until tender. Stir in chick peas and cook for 3 min. Stir in couscous, pour in stock and mix well. Return to a boil, cover and remove from heat for 5 min. Fluff with fork and stir in nutritional yeast.

Even Squishy asked for seconds!
Enjoy!

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I’m Baaack!

Where have I been for 22 months?
Well, this should sum it up.

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Right now he’s handing me a shoe and pointing at the window. So, I’ll be back again, but 1st I need to go for a walk with a little boy!

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