Tag Archives: lemon

Garlic Orzo With Olive Oil

9 Nov

Orzo, is a small Italian pasta which is shaped like a grain of barley or rice.  This Orzo dish is prepared using  garlic, olive oil and herbs with a hint of lemon. Easy to make and so delicious. Serve with a salad and a glass of red wine!
Orzo

2 cups of cooked Orzo

3 tbsp. olive oil

3-4 cloves of garlic chopped

1 tsp cumin powder

2 tsp dried Italian herbs

2 sprigs fresh parsley leaves 1 chopped 1 for garnish

1 tsp lemon juice

pepper to taste

In a non stick pan add 2 tbsp. olive oil,  on medium heat sauté the garlic until slightly golden and then lower the heat.

Add the remaining olive oil and cumin, mix lightly.

Add the cooked Orzo, return the heat to medium and sauté mixing well. Add the Italian herbs, lemon juice, chopped parsley and pepper to taste. sauté for a few more minutes mixing lightly. Turn the heat off and remove the pan from the burner and allow flavors to settle for a few minutes.  Mix lightly once more, add more olive oil if needed, garnish and serve.

Enjoy!

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Raspberry and Blueberry Vodka Punch

6 Oct

Oh for the love of berries! You’ve got to try this punch made with antioxidant super food blueberries and raspberries.  This is so easy to make and so much fun to drink!  Make up a batch, kick up your feet and enjoy the bursting with berry flavor of this refreshing punch!

 

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Ingredients

1/2 cup blueberries

1/2 cup raspberries

1  lemon sliced

2 tbsp. sugar

1 cup of water

2 cups of sparkling water

6 oz of vodka

In a small sauce pan bring to a boil berries, water and sugar

Remove from heat and break up the berries with a spoon

Strain syrup  through mesh strainer into a large pitcher

Cool for 15 minutes

Add sparkling water

Add  vodka

Stir and add ice

Pour into glasses garnish with blueberries, raspberries and one slice of lemon.

Enjoy!

Toes In The Sand Lemony Pineapple Drink

1 Jun

This drink will have you dreaming of warm beaches and long sunsets!

  • Mix 3/4 glass of pineapple juice with 1/2 fresh squeezed lemon
    add crushed ice and a sprig of rosemary.
  • Vodka Optional!
Lemony Pineapple Drink

Lemony Pineapple Drink

Relax and dream!

Life's A Beach

Life’s A Beach

Stay Hydrated During the Holidays

11 Dec

Food fun and cocktails can dehydrate you, not to mention the calories.  Here is how you can stay hydrated and  keep calories at bay during the festive season. To make it fun and tasty fill a pitcher with filtered water, add sliced lemons and fill your cocktail glass with this wonderful beverage which will keep you going all day and night!

Photo by: Susan T's Kitchen

Photo by: Susan T’s Kitchen

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