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Chia pudding with fresh fruit is both a refreshing and energizing way to start my day.

Hot Bass Bake 1 2lb Bass 1 Habenero chili 1 Hungarian chili 2 Basket of Fire chilis Few sprigs of Rosemary 4-6 blades of chive 1/2 large white onion 2 c loves Garlic 1/2 stick butter Sea salt Black pepper Preheat oven to 350 degrees Finely chop and unseed chili peppers. Finely chop onion, garlic, rose mary and chives. Saute and salt and pepper in butter in small pan until glazed. Let sit for a few minutes off heat and then pour the butter and saute int o a large ziplock bag. Put bass into ziplock bag with the saute and marinate for a 1/2 hour -1 hour. Bake at 350 for 20-30 minutes depending on size of fillets. Oh...and one Stella Artois Belgian beer... ;) today's lunch brought to you by Michael thankyou mike

Though we are all created equally  Whether you agree or not  I believe this is how the world really works  People with blond hair  Have an advantage over those with dark hair  Blue eyes over those with brown  White is an advantage over black  The good looking over the less attractive  Slim people over heavy ones  Tall over the short  Rich over the poor  Educated over the less educated  The strong over the weak  The doers over the couch potatoes  Celebrities over the main streeters  Kings and queens over the peons  The healthy over the sick  Those with friends in high places  Men over women  Socialites over loaners  And there are many more  That can be added to the list  But this is just my take on social advantages  If you disagree just read the paper  And look between the lines 

Growing in a strange world, you grow up as a naughty child.  Because of everything you see, you adapt to the wild  Before you know, you can never go back to being mild  Youre stuck here, in the planet's style  You frown when you frown, you smile when you smile  Nothing changes, Everything becomes anticipated like you've been doing this for awhile  You wish for more but all you get is the same trials  Then you wake up questioning your methods,  Like the road youre on is all pretty setup  Youre keep telling yourself "Come on Get up"  What if I did   What if I stayed inside and did my business  I should've had wisdom  Because this path seems meaningless  I've should've been more  But every action has consequences  What if I woke up in a less strange predicament  What if I woke up and found out why I'm here  What life meant  What if  the answers are all here  But I choose to live like this   What if  

I love a good burger but without all fat of beef tonight its Greek Turkey burgers yum yum. Greek Turkey Burgers Ingredients: 7 oz. plain greek yogurt 1 medium fresh lemon ¼ tsp minced garlic ¼ tsp dried dill 1.25 lb. ground turkey 6 halves sun dried tomatoes 1 medium red onion 2 oz. frozen spinach ¼ cup crumbled feta 1 tsp dried oregano ½ tsp minced garlic ⅓ cup bread crumbs 1 lg. egg 1 med. cucumber 6 hamburger buns to taste salt and pepper Directions: Prepare the yogurt sauce by combining the yogurt, ¼ tsp minced garlic, dry dill, juice of half the lemon and a dash of salt. Stir everything to combine and then refrigerate to allow the flavors to blend while you make the burgers. Thaw the frozen spinach and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Roughly chop the spinach to prevent long stringy pieces. Also chop the sun dried tomatoes and ¼ of the red onion. In a bowl combine the ground turkey with the spinach, sun dried tomatoes, red onion, feta, ½ tsp minced garlic, dried oregano, egg, bread crumbs, ½ tsp of salt and some freshly ground pepper. Stir everything until it is evenly combined. Shape the mixture into six patties. Cook the burgers on a counter top grill, a non-stick skillet or over open flame. Spread the yogurt sauce on both sides of a bun, add a warm burger and top with thin slices of red onion and cucumber. Enjoy!


Today's lunch: can't get more homey than this fresh lettuce tomato cheese roast beef sandwich with side of cheesy multi grain sun chips and cool fresh creamy cottage cheese.

Beautiful fly me to the moon

My little princess niece Riyah happy bday

Host your own # HappyHour with this fun DIY White Russian bar! A variety of milks, garnishes and spices will keep your guests entertained all evening!

Because "Boxed Water Is Better." For dinner I'm having a tomato fennel and basil soup with fresh turnips, zucchini, green onion and garlic and you may be wondering what the heck that orange spiky alien egg looking thing is.. A kiwano melon which resembles the taste of the cucumber, lime and banana.

1963 Chevrolet Impala SS - Green With Envy

SERIOUSLY:only in Dallas Texas gosh REALLY?


Get Fit, Have Fun Spicy Sriracha Shrimp and Zucchini Lo Mein Ingredients: 8 oz. package lo mein noodles 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled 1 medium zucchini, cut in half vertically, then cut into half moon shapes 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 Tbsp brown sugar 2 1/2 Tablespoons soy sauce 2 Tablespoons Sriracha hot sauce 1 teaspoon grated ginger (optional) 1 teaspoon sesame oil (optional) 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 3 green onions, sliced thinly Salt to taste, if needed Directions: Begin a large pot of salted water to boil. Once the water reaches a full boil, add the noodles and cook according to the package directions (about 4-5 minutes). While waiting for the water to boil, prepare the spicy sriracha sauce. In a small bowl stir together the brown sugar, soy sauce, sriracha, ginger, and sesame oil. In a large skillet melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium-low heat. Add the crushed red pepper to the butter, and once it's completely melted whisk in the eggs. Stir gently and cook for about 3 minutes. Once the egg is done cooking, keep the pan on the burner but transfer eggs to a small plate; set aside. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the pan and increase the heat to medium-high. Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on each side, or just until firm and bright pink. Remove with a slotted spoon and transfer to a clean plate; set aside. Add zucchini to the pan, increase heat to high, and remaining oil; stir fry until just charred; about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook for one minute. Add drained noodles to the skillet along with the cooked egg, shrimp, and prepared sauce. Turn the heat on to medium-low, and stir until everything is coated well with the sauce. Sprinkle the sliced green onions and cilantro and serve at once!

Not even in my right mind did I think Theo would grow up soooo darn fine wow! Happy Birthday to Malcolm Jamal Warner! Malcolm is best known for his role as Theo, the only son of The Huxtables on the sitcom hit "The Cosby Show." What was your favorite Theo episode?!

The protagonist, Eric, has a recurring dream and is beset with a feeling of being late. For what he has no idea, as he can never remember the dream; only that there was something about a bird. He recognises that he is behaving irrationally, but eventually decides to follow an unknown path in order to get the dream out of his system. However, the further he goes, the more he begins to remember details from the dream. Worse, things manifest that are real enough for him to photograph and send evidence to his wife that he hasn’t gone completely round the bend. Some of these are scary or disturbing in various ways. The journey takes Eric through a variety of landscapes and challenges, each riddled with hazards that he can only discover as things attack or trip him up in some way. One of the things I like about the story is that Eric is intelligent enough to ask obvious questions, like what happens if he refuses to follow the path that appears to be laid out for him and just goes home? And why him? Answers will be forthcoming, and Eric’s journey forms much of the structure of the story. There are aspects of the story that will make the reader uncomfortable. It is a Horror story after all. There are also passages to inspire various forms of fear, from monsters to natural fear of heights. The author takes the time to bring out the emotional reactions that you would expect to experience in each situation. He also introduces original elements into each stage of the journey. As I said, there are surprises, whether they pertain to major plot points or are amusing details. That’s one of the other things I also liked about the story. There was humour. A one-liner in the middle of a dire situation can be hilarious if done right and I laughed a fair bit while reading about monster chases. The story kept me interested on an intellectual level. There were some clever plays on words and conversations that sounded like real people talking. By the time I got to the later chapters, I was really wondering how the author was going to resolve the story. I can usually pretty much work it out by that stage, but not this time. While I won’t give away any details, I will say that the ending was satisfying and although it is set up for the next book in a series, I feel that I have the choice to continue or not, as the current story has reached a proper end.  I probably will read the next one because I enjoyed this one. The writing was generally good apart from the overuse of pronouns and the way the author made each stage of the journey unique in its detail leads me to believe that other books by the same author are likely to be good. I wasn’t terrified at the edge of my seat, but I did feel driven to keep reading. I think the humour diffused a lot of what could have been more tense. I’d love to see this author do some suspenseful build-up and save the humour for diffusing it after the reader is drawn thoroughly into the creep factor. I see a definite talent here and will be keeping an eye on


A little food for the mind

ere are some reasons you should adopt a black cat! - Their fur won't show on your little black dress - Carrying a black cat around will make you look slimmer - You can tell your friends and family that you adopted a mini- panther - Black cats are stylish because they go with everything - They need the most help finding loving homes and will be FURever grateful for your love!

Summer deliciousness

Healthy body healthy mind

et Fit, Have Fun Herb and Citrus Oven Roasted Chicken INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup olive oil 4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tablespoons sugar 2 whole lemons, one juiced and one sliced 2 whole oranges, one juiced and one sliced 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 10-12 pieces (about 4 1/2 lbs.) bone-in chicken parts (thighs and legs are best), pat dry 1 medium onion (any kind), thinly sliced 1 teaspoon dried thyme, or fresh chopped 1 tablespoon dried rosemary, or fresh chopped Chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley), for garnish, optional DIRECTIONS: -Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. -In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, garlic, sugar, lemon juice, orange juice, Italian seasoning, paprika, onion powder, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper. -Place chicken in a rimmed 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Place parts skin side up and spread them out evenly in the pan. Pour olive oil mixture all over chicken, turning pieces to coat all sides. (If you marinated the chicken in this mixture, still add it all in). Arrange slices of lemon, orange and onion around and under the chicken. Sprinkle all over generously with thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper. -Bake uncovered for about 1 hour, or until chicken is cooked and juices run clear. Remove parts to a serving platter and garnish with additional chopped fresh herbs, if desired. Enjoy!

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My lunch today: Whoever said healthy food wasn't filling is wrong! Smoked curry chicken nuggets w/ a little cilantro, steamed asparagus, colorful carrots on kale & arugula salad, and the one thing I can't live without.. avocado! Plus my favorites to sip on (kombucha, green juice, rose flower tea) Very filling and super good for you. # wholefoods # pureingredients # tasty # chicken # veggies # kombucha # tea # avocado # mondays

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons KAHLÚA 6 ounces cream cheese, cold 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste 1 cup cold heavy cream 36 pre-made mini chocolate chip cookies Instructions: Add cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, Kahlúa, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and paste to a bowl and whip until mixture is combined and smooth. Continue whipping on high while adding the heavy cream, making sure that it is incorporated and thickened before adding more. Whip until the cheesecake mixture is thickened and has a mousse consistency, and then add it to a piping bag fitted with a star or round tip. Layer the Kahlúa cheesecake cream and mini chocolate chip cookies into 6, 4-ounce mini flutes or mason jars until they are full. Refrigerate until ready to serve.