One of my babies taking a watermelon bath tab. The chichens had lot of fun eating this fruit afterwards!
Many of us have the goal of being strong and healthy now and in our 80’s and 90’s ( I personally want to celebrate my 100 year birthday on a bicycle or motorcycle, yes, Sir! ) If you want to be live a long life you need to start eating some anti-aging food and, for starters, leafy greens have to be on your plate every day, lots of them!
LETTUCE NUTRITION FACTS
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||55 kJ (13 kcal)|
|Dietary fiber||1.1 g|
|Vitamin A equiv.
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||
|†Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.|
Source: USDA Nutrient Database
“Letting go of negative people doesn’t mean you hate them. It just means that you love yourself.” – Anonymous
Aguas frescas are refreshing fruit drinks they sell all over Mexico, and that you can find in this country at almost any taqueria. They’re cooling and sweet and are great alongside spicy food.
CUCUMBER LIME MINT
- 2 English cucumbers (sliced into rounds)
- 1 red onion (thinly sliced)
- 2 cloves garlic (minced)
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon fresh dill (chopped)
- 1/4 cup green onions
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (or to taste)
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper (or to taste)
- Green onion and fresh dill
- In a small bowl, combine sour cream, greek yogurt, lemon juice, minced garlic, and dill. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir and set aside.
- Slice cucumbers into thin rounds or half rounds if using large cucumbers. Place in a large mixing bowl.
- Add thinly sliced onion. Just before serving stir sauce into the salad and mix to coat cucumbers.
- After adding sauce, the salad will stay fresh for about 2-3 hours, after which it needs to be refrigerated.
- Garnish with chopped green onions and dill before serving.
Getting from Nice to Monaco by train is easy and much fun. There are numerous trains that run throughout the day from early morning until late at night.
This trip is a popular one, so expect the trains to be crowded, especially during rush hour when commuters are heading to or from Monaco.
Monte Carlo Friends
The journey to Monte-Carlo takes around 20 minutes, with five stops along the way, at Nice Riquier, Villefranche Sur Mer, Beaulieu Sur Mer, Eze, and Cap D’Ail. If you have enough time, some of these places are also worth a visit.