Start your day with this healthy mock-tail. Mix the juice of a whole lemon, cayenne to taste, and half a teaspoon of turmeric, more if desired. Add to a cup of boiled water. Drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach. Enjoy!
Now there’s a mouthful! This bread is quick and easy to put together. Get creative with your ingredients. This baked up moist and delicious with the right amount of sweetness, crunch, and spice. Enjoy!
Turn an all time traditional favorite, into a spicy savory dish! Why not change it up, by adding ingredients like sweet potato, and taco spices. One could make this dish any savory flavor from around the World. Enjoy!
Here’s a little pick me up, knowing spring is on its way.
Make this and you will be in brunch heaven. Sautéed onions, mushrooms and spinach, top with fiesta cheese blend, sizzled seasoned rib eye steak, thin cut, and top with fried egg. One could make this with blue cheese and or feta…eggs poached. This will not disappoint. Enjoy!
Better way to enjoy, oh so cheesy sweet potatoes. Use a mandolin to slice the sweet potatoes and onions. Generously butter a baking dish. Layer the potato slices, onions, and cheese. Dot each layer with butter and sprinkle with cayenne pepper and salt. Bake at 375 for 40 minutes. Serve with crispy onion topping. So … More Better Then Mac And Cheese!
Are you dreaming of this years gardening plans? Well here is some food for thought. Why not try and grow something different. Great article from BH&G.
Short on time, here is a quick and easy stir fry, made in minutes. Stir fry your onion and garlic in olive oil, add sliced skirt steak, mushrooms, shredded cabbage, and broccoli. Season with amino acids, sesame seed oil, dried chili pepper flakes, salt and pepper. This recipe can easily be modified with flavors and … More Quick And Easy Stir Fry!
Not only are these quick and easy to make, they are healthy and delicious. Curry spiced egg, cilantro, spinach, mushroom, and sharp cheddar cheese frittata. Get creative!
Easy to love them for their design, size, portability, and functionality. These can be found lurking at any garage sale, outdoor markets, and thrift stores. Be careful not to collect too many!
Drink this first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, and feel the benefits.
Have an empty and narrow unused corner, why not turn it into a space that works for you. Using a tray helps keep office essentials organized and contained.
Why not start the New Year off with a punchy, festive cocktail? Champagne and juice of choice, topped of with seltzer water, and poured over ice. Cheers!
Mixed berry whole grain oatmeal, with a dash of cinnamon and drizzled with maple syrup.
Simple and easy festive dinner for your holiday celebration.
Easy Rum and Eggnog, a must have one. Mix Spiced Rum with Eggnog, add a cinnamon stick, a dash of nutmeg, and enjoy.
Budget friendly, versatile, great for small spaces.
Take a walk in nature and gather some pine cones for this easy and quick, budget friendly craft. Spay paint pine cones in festive colors, good for any season, and turn them into a pretty flower arrangement for any room. Collect bamboo sticks, you can buy at any garden center or some plants come with … More Easy Decorative Project!
Turn a small room into a multifunctional space that works for you. Who says an office space has to look conventional. Keep in mind when buying furniture that it serves a multipurpose function and fits the space. This room is cozy and comfortable to work in, and functions as an office, den and guest bedroom. … More Turn An 8×10 Bedroom Into A Cozy Den And Office Space.
Imagine what a simple drink with the right combination of ingredients can do for you. Do not peel the banana, instead cut off each of the ends, and then cut banana in half and place in pot add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Cook on med high heat until it is … More Dr. Alan Mandell, Morning and Evening Must Have Cocktails!
This regime combines vitamin supplements, super food powders and antioxidant berries that add unbelievable benefits to your morning routine. This will boost your life. Blend frozen raspberries, wild blueberries, and cranberries, cover fruit with coconut water, or plain water, add a couple of dollops of good yogurt of choice, and top with almond milk. A … More Ultimate Antioxidant Shake!
Turn an empty nook into a multi functional space that works for you. This empty nook has been turned into a water, coffee and tea station, an area for convection cooking and baking, and storage for dried goods and spices. Glass jars are used to store in, and empty space left over was filled with … More Make A Small Space Work For You!
Easy 4 ingredient recipe that bakes in minutes. 1 cup almond flour 4 tbsp. soft butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/4 cup of erythritol Blend all ingredients together in a bowl. This recipe can be modified with dried cranberries, chopped dates, crushed nuts, shredded coconut, chocolate chips, and even spices… Roll into 1 inch balls … More Almond Flour Shortbread Cookies
When living in a small space, take advantage of the available places like your window ledge. Create your own vignette.
Instead of going all out with turkey and the trimmings, why not prepare Cornish game hens? Very festive and yummy! Enjoy!
If you are tight on space, here are some retro deco ideas for decorating and adding a little pizzazz to a small space. Collect some pine cones and spray paint them gold, silver, and copper then add to decorative bowl and/or add battery operated lights.
I modified this recipe. You can easily add to it with bacon bits, onion flakes, parsley…very versatile. 4 eggs 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup almond flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tbsp melted butter 2 small chopped jalapeños 2 tsp garlic powder Bacon bits Dried onion flakes Parsley flakes Preheat oven to 425 … More Gluten Free Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuits!
Used cut toilet paper rolls. Then spray painted and hot glued to metal wreaths.
Nothing like fresh cut flowers from your garden to enhance small space living. Doesn’t have to be on a large scale. With the littlest vase, vessel, or glass, you can still make for a beautiful arrangement.
Sliced skirt steak marinated in Franks hot sauce. Lay flat on a baking sheet or roasting pan. Sprinkle with kosher or coarse sea salt. Bake on the lowest oven setting for 2.5-3 hours, turning half way. Store in a sealed container and refrigerate.
This is a perfect platter to share amongst friends or for any occasion.
These are easy and quick party favors for a nice weekend afternoon snack with friends.
Easy bake and makes an ideal gift for any occasion.
Pinwheels are a bit of work to put together, but they are worth it and freeze well too.
This made for a fun afternoon with friends. You can even make this for kids or create your own versions.
These organic microgreens are grown hydroponically and then sold to local restaurants and farmers’ markets. Reach out for tips and how to’s.
So easy to make. Take 8oz of salmon, crab, or tuna. Mix with a tablespoon of good Greek yogurt, one egg, fresh dill, and add grated Parmesan cheese. Mix together and form into patties. Cook on medium high heat and top with herb spread. Tzatziki is a staple in my home.
Slice jalapeños in half and remove seeds. Mix cream cheese with real bacon bits and crumbled blue cheese. Fill jalapeños with cream mixture and bake at 425 until desired doneness. I like them crispy!
Poach eggs in boiling water. Toast your bread and top with smoked salmon, capers, and eggs and then sprinkle fresh dill.
Mussels, shrimp, and scallops. Green onion, garlic, Thai chili paste, coconut milk, lots of cilantro, and squeezed lime. Served with toasted garlic naan.
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Slice cucumber to desired thickness. Top with any of these spreads: cream cheese, chèvre, herbed spread. Also, top with smoked salmon, capers, and dill sprigs. Perfect bite size. Fresh, healthy, and crisp.
There’s nothing like a good sourdough starter.
This project took a month to complete. It was great fun working with a very receptive client who saw this rundown cottage’s potential. The whole place was repainted and we added new flooring and a new kitchen. After a trip to IKEA, we then added furnishings and decorations. We attacked the landscaping and fenced in … More 400 Sq. Ft. Beach Cottage Turned Airbnb Retreat!
Eco-design for a 640 sq. ft. build plus a 320 sq. ft. guest pool house with a 20’ shipping container pool. Smart home construction integrated with renewable energy technologies. More to come…
There’s always a better solution we should embrace.
Heat a cast iron skillet hot and add a good amount of olive oil for dipping. Add shrimp then mix in dried chilies and minced garlic. Add tender small precooked cut broccoli tips and then a good squeeze of lemon and salt. Turn shrimp and walk to the table. Cooks in minutes! Serve it with … More Garlic Shrimp with Broccoli Tips!
Onions, garlic, celery, mushrooms, and sweet potato from the garden. Cook low and slow in a cast iron pot or slow cooker. Fork tender!
Knew that one day I would attack this project. COVID down time was an perfect opportunity to get busy with all those waiting projects. I purchased this set off of market place for seventy five dollars. The back cushions are Ikea drapes, and the off white base fabric was given to me by a friend. … More Reupholstery Project: A Wicker Loveseat and Sofa
I like to keep it simple, clean, and inviting by using crisp white linens and white luxurious towels. I provide essentials like a tissue box, travel shampoos, soap, toothpaste, and bottled water. I decorate the bedside with a local paper or calendar of events for the area. My last guests were so pleased with the … More How to Decorate an Airbnb Room and Make It Welcoming!
Dessert from a wonderful birthday luncheon for a dear friend. This is one of my favorites and it’s an easy chocolate cake to make. You can dress it up in any way. I marinated it in amaretto with strawberries. You can use any ground nut. Put in peanut butter, cranberries, coconut, and all kinds of … More Chocolate Chickpea Cake Recipe
A wonderful birthday luncheon for a dear friend. We prepared a spinach, mushroom, and feta salad along with a seafood medley. Yummy!
Stainless steel metal straws with personal engravings of local businesses, bars, and restaurants. The cause is to help get rid plastic straws to save sea turtles and our oceans. The bracelets are especially popular. I was gifted two of them and I like to wear them on my ankle. 4ocean The Ocean Cleanup
Two fun projects. The candles were my sister’s idea which we ended up selling in a local shop.
So after in-depth research and recognizing what I wanted in an electric bike, three models came out on top, but I wanted features the others didn’t offer. The biggy was for my height, the bike had to fit me comfortably. The other features I were fenders, the added bike rack was a bonus but more … More Greenbike USA GB1 500 Electric Bike Review