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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Triple sec rainbow cocktail in 5 minutes!

By on July 15, 2014

Let’s call it this way!  It was a rainbow before it went in the blender.   Bright sweet-smelling yellow pineapple, red juicy watermelon, the blue flavorful blueberries and… AND the cool green mint.  See?  A rainbow.

Triple sec cocktail

Yesterday, it was Monday, it was Bastille Day for French people so I figured that a boozy cocktail, a few crackers and cheese would be a perfect way to make a happy hour and start the week.

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Appetizer | Meatless

Spring in your plate: Tabouleh

By on April 3, 2014

Monday, I submitted my very first picture at Foodgawker and amazingly I got accepted.  Since then I got accepted for another one but declined for 3.  If you are a food blogger, you will understand it is a big deal, and you get some proud of having your pictures on such a website.

Like you, I have my work, my 2 kids and everything else that involves, my husband and the blog.  In a few days, it will be just 3 months that I am blogging but I have already learnt so much.  I wear different hats: the IT girl, the cook, the food stylist, the photographer and PR girl.  It is not always easy or perfect but I am having fun and it is what counts, isn’t it?

Today, I want to share a recipe that is so easy, fresh and flavorful.   Tomatoes are not in season yet but as soon as it will, buy local from your farmer and enjoy a perfect side dish!

Tabouleh

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