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Roasting Bell Peppers……….

I am amazed how much people will pay for roasted peppers at the store .  I looked at the price of a jar of roasted peppers, shake my head and say to myself, “No Thanks, I will make my own roasted peppers!”  For the price of ONE small jar of roasted peppers, I purchased 12 FRESH bell peppers from my local Mexican Market. […]

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Fresh Veggies and Fresh Fruit…….Rinse it good!

Today I purchased all of the fresh veggies and fruit I will need to make my Green Drinks next week.  The first thing I did with all of my veggies and fruit was “rinsed everything good.”  It doesn’t make any sense to go through all the trouble of making healthy drinks if you don’t go through the trouble of rinsing the nasty pesticides off of your fresh produce.  Yeah it’s […]

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How to save your fresh herbs

I have several rosemary plants outside my front door and, I’m growing lemon thyme on my patio.  All of my fresh herbs are growing excellent this year.  Here’s what I do to preserve some of my fresh herbs; I remove the herb leaves from the stems, measure about 2 teaspoons of herbs into each ice tray slot, fill the ice tray with […]

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How to save tomato paste and your $$’s

Whenever I find tomato paste on sale I stock up on it.  I would rather pay 49 cents per can than $5.00 for a tube of tomato paste. I know people like those over-priced tubes of tomato paste for the convenience. Personally I can’t make myself pay that much for a tube of tomato paste. How many times have you purchased a […]

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Freeze it!

Purchase too many limes? Make lime ice cubes. Simply cut each lime in quarters, place in an ice tray, fill with bottle water and like magic – you have lime ice cubes. It’s happy hour time somewhere! Sapphire Gin and tonic with two lime ice cubes….oh yeah!    

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