Drink up!

The benefits of cucumber-lime-mint water

By on August 28, 2014

 As I told you, some of my French family was visiting this month.  And, to enjoy, indulge, celebrate, I did drink more wine than usual, eat more bread than usual.  I had fun!  However, now, my body feels a little off.  I am now trying to get back on track…  Not easy!  I miss my sugar fix after lunch, I did indulged AGAIN yesterday, you’ll see on Instagram.

On another note, our mini garden that we did for Food revolution has been a half success: We got a few peas, not that many.  The kids loved it.  The carrots… well, they got taken over by the cucumbers.  Carrots are out the picture now, but the cucumbers are numerous to the joy of the kids.

Cucumber lime mint water

 Since I indulged quite a bit and cucumbers are all over… Do you follow me?  Yes?  No?  How about a healthy cleanser flavored water? Bring it on!  My lovely neighbor showed me a little big stash of mint so here I go for a few leaves a the scented plant!  Add some lime.  And let it set.  Does it get any simpler?  I mean I am  sharing my recipe anyway but you know, sometimes you need the idea!  You’re welcome 🙂

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Appetizer | Meatless

Colorful healthy skinny snack: Creamy avocado dip #FRD2014

By on May 15, 2014

It is almost there!  Friday will be Food Revolution Day, what have you planned to participate?  It does not have to be anything big, just a healthy influence: take a picture, share it on social media and add #FRD2014.  Done.

In my Food Revolution Series, I have been taking part of the campaign by through different initiatives:
Understand where food comes from: We made a small area in the backyard dedicated to a garden, the kids planted vegetables seeds and have been watering it every single day since.
Involve your children in the kitchen; My son made dinner with me, he was really proud of his meat balls, you have to try those with your children!
Cook from scratch as much as you can like this pecan-crustedchicken.
– Teach your children t o make smart healthy snack choices: my son helped my prepare an avocado dip.

Avocado dip

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