Dandelion Greens, Eggs and Parmesean Cheese
Delectable / Main Dishes / Vegetables / Vegetarian / Writing

Dandelion Greens, Eggs and Parmesean Cheese

Spring is the time to pick dandelion greens. An Italian favorite, with it’s bitter bite…you know it has to be good for you! Chicago is bursting with Spring. Flowering Plum, Crabapple, Horse Chestnut, Lilac, Choke Cherry, and we even have the Maggie Daley Tulipa. Some blooms are already gone, preparing for the next stage, the … Continue reading

Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer And Pickled Peppadews
Appetizers and Antipasti / Delectable / Roasted / Vegetables / Vegetarian

Stuffed Mushroom Appetizer And Pickled Peppadews

Ryan and his friends, Jeff and Nick, visited last week over Spring break and Jeff wanted something stuffed for lunch—the way Chicago is known for overstuffing…pizza, hot dogs, Italian beef, corned beef. After the River Architectural Tour we headed for Gino’s East Home of the Stuffed Pizza and they were overstuffed! Stuffed was still on … Continue reading

Blueberries All Star Brain Food
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Blueberries All Star Brain Food

Berries are good for the brain. And you’re going to need your brain for this post! Animal studies have shown that consumption of a diet rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents like those found in blueberries and blackberries, cranberries, Concord grape juice, pomegranates, cherries, purple grapes, and strawberries may lower the risk of developing age … Continue reading

Blood Oranges and Anne Rice?
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Blood Oranges and Anne Rice?

Human beings cannot manufacture Vitamin C in our bodies–— and we need constant replenishment of this vitamin from dietary sources. With this photo I’m thinking of Lestat and constant replenishment….but not to digress, it doesn’t have to be a blood orange, the flesh of a single naval orange will do, with only 64 calories, it … Continue reading