Saturday, May 23, 2015

Napa Cabbage-and-Sweet Peppers Slaw

Picture from SL Recipe

Yield: MAKES about 4 1/2 cups, probably 6 servings
Hands on: 25 minutes
Total time: 8 Hours, 25 minutes

Ingredients:
1 cup rice vinegar
1/4 cup honey
2 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt
4 cups chopped napa cabbage
1 cup seeded and thinly sliced sweet mini peppers
1/4 large red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup firmly packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint

Preparation:
1. Stir together first 3 ingredients and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

2. Toss together cabbage and next 4 ingredients in a medium bowl. Transfer to a jar; add vinegar mixture, and screw on lid. Chill 8 to 12 hours, turning occasionally. Store in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Notes:
From Southern Living MAY 2015. This issue had a couple other chow chow slaw recipes I wanted to try.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

The 50 Healthiest Foods of All Time

Time Magazine published the 50 Healthiest Foods of All Time
I put in bold & underlined those I should make an effort to eat more of.

  1. Bananas
  2. Raspberries
  3. Oranges
  4. Kiwi
  5. Pomegranates
  6. Blueberries
  7. Grapefruit
  8. Tangerines
  9. Avocado
  10. Tomatoes
  11. Eggplant
  12. Swiss chard
  13. Mushrooms
  14. Kale
  15. Broccoli Sprouts
  16. Fennel
  17. Garlic
  18. Sweet potatoes
  19. Beets
  20. Spinach
  21. Cauliflower
  22. Collard greens
  23. Onions
  24. Winter Squash
  25. Tuna
  26. Sardines
  27. Anchovies
  28. Salmon
  29. Poultry (Dark Meat)
  30. Whole Wheat Bread
  31. Quinoa
  32. Hemp Seeds
  33. Rolled Oats
  34. Kamut
  35. Lentils
  36. Farro
  37. Walnuts
  38. Almonds
  39. Chia Seeds
  40. Flaxseeds
  41. Eggs
  42. Kefir
  43. 2% Greek Yogurt
  44. Coconut Oil
  45. Olive Oil
  46. Cumin
  47. Turmeric
  48. Cinnamon
  49. Rooibos Tea
  50. Red Wine

Thursday, May 7, 2015

DIY Standing Desk



$135 purchases made on Amazon
$15 spent of wood at Home Depot for monitor stand

Includes travel friendly stand, cordless mouse and keyboard,  monitor stand, and foot cushion.