Tropical Tuesday: I Am Growing The Fruit Summer Zucchini Squash In My Yard
Yes, you read well, fruit. Did you know that zucchini and squash are actually fruits and not vegetables?
THIS BEAUTY IS IN MY GARDEN
Since squash contains seeds and develops from the flower-producing part of a plant, it is botanically a fruit. Squash isn’t the only plant that gets confused for a vegetable. Other fruits frequently called veggies include tomatoes, eggplants, avocados, and cucumbers.
Exotic Tropical Plate Of The Week: The Original CAESAR SALAD
Caesar Salad Was Invented in Tijuana, Mexico by…
Caesar Cardini had originally operated a restaurant in San Diego, California, but relocated to Tijuana, Mexico with the advent of Prohibition. Like many restaurateurs, Cardini believed that a fine meal in the town required cocktails before dinner and wine with dinner. In Tijuana, he could offer both.
THE AUTHENTIC CAESAR SALAD
Original Caesar Salad Table-Side Prepared
- 1 romaine lettuce, split into leaves (discard the outermost leaves)
- 1 egg (see notes)
- Juice of 1 lime
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 6 anchovy fillets, minced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 125ml high-grade extra-virgin olive oil
- 30g parmesan, finely grated
- 2 baguette slices, toasted
The Original Caesar’s Restaurant in Tijuana in 1927
According to Caesar’s daughter Rosa, her father invented the salad when a Fourth of July 1924 rush depleted the kitchen’s supplies. Cardini made do with what he had, adding the dramatic flair of the table-side tossing “by the chef.” Caesar salad is the most spectacular salad in the world!
Caesar Restaurant in 1940
Caesar´s Restaurant in 2021
Exotic Tropical Fruit Of The Week: Carambola AKA Starfruit
IDEAS HOW TO EAT THIS FANTASTIC FRUIT!
This is how Carambola Tree grows the fruit
MY STARFRUIT JUICE RECIPE
- 2 Starfruit cut into pieces
- 1 lemon worth of lemon juice
- 1 tbsp stevia
- 1 scoop creatine monohydrate
- 1 cup ice
- 1 cup water
- Add the starfruit, lemon juice, stevia, and creatine to the blender
- Strain into a glass
- Serve garnished with a lemon or starfruit star
CINNAMON STARFRUIT TART
GRILLED SALMON WITH CARAMBOLA/STARFRUIT SALAD
Just because …We Love – For You To Be Happy Today!
Looking at beautiful pictures is an incentive to our brain neurons to produce dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin, and endorphins to makes us feel good, better, happy, up-beat. Also reading few encouraging lines, and peaceful notes of love, is good enough to activate these hormones and neurotransmitters to make us go stronger and more hopeful through out our day. So here are some for today!
When you love, you don’t abandon …ever!
“The sun does not abandon the moon to darkness.” ― Brian A. McBride,
“But I love your feet, only because they walked upon the earth and upon the wind and upon the waters, until they found me” — Pablo Neruda
“The heart is a the thousand-stringed instrument that can only be tuned with Love.” —Hafiz
“Love is anterior to life, posterior to death, initial of creation, and the exponent of breath.” —Emily Dickinson
Motivation Tuesday: Never Stop Living!
Feranmi Okanlami, now a medical doctor, became partially paralyzed after an accident in 2013. He says adjustments for his disability during his training, like this standing in frame chair, helped him succeed. A new report finds variability in medical institution culture and protocols when it comes to supporting aspiring doctors with disabilities.
5th Grade Teacher Jessica Dehl
Badass Quotes for Tuesday Get Motivated!
Badass Quotes to get you started and motivated:
This Quote Is One Of My FAVORITE ONES Of All Time!