The Special on the Menu: Mom & Dad

Any day it would sound silly to send a mass txt to your entire phone book asking if anyone can mentor you into creating a food truck menu. But, having some of my surroundings heading to futures I had never foreseen them in and others following anything that will make them happy I’m a tad…

Baked Turkey Quinoa Spinach Meatballs

Just the balls you need in your life! High protein and fiber with lots of nutients… The Needs: (makes 40 meatballs) -2lbs Ground Turkey -1cup chopped raw spinach -1cup cooked Quinoa -0.5cup chopped Onion -2tsp garlic powder or 3 minced cloves -2tsp dry oregano -1tsp ground flaxseed -1egg beaten -Salt and pepper to taste Turn…

Mushroom Kale on Whole Grain

I’ve been wanting to experiment with Kale and remembered once having pasta with mussels (but no mussels nor regular pasta today) and some type of green in it; I also remembered the dish having toasted walnuts (which added great flavor) YUM! Now to invent while remembering my taste buds… THE NEEDS: 1/4 cup of Fresh…

Spicy TunOA Lettuce Wraps

I put all my healthy taste buds together to figure out how I was going to come up with a “no meat” lunch that wasn’t going to be another boring salad. NEEDS: 1 Quinoa Packet 2 Cans of Tuna Fish 1 small red onion 1 lime 1 Avocado 2 Romaine Lettuce Bunches Sea Salt to…

Energy Boost BF

261 Calorie Breakfast! I grabbed my lovely blender and added the following: Serving Size :: 1 Person – 160 Cal 0.5 cup Chobani Greek Yogurt – 95 cal 4 strawberries – 25 cal 1 tbsp granola – 25 cal 0.5 tbsp ground flax seed – 15 cal 0.5 cup water I heated up my skillet…

Arigato – North Haledon NJ

There are several $20 “All You Can Eat Sushi” places around but “ARIGATO” has got to be named NUMBER ONE.  These aren’t just simple rolls, they are what sushi-lovers call “special rolls” AND they’re delicious!  Their Menu includes tons of rolls for every taste, along with appetizers, that leaves you a bit overwhelmed but no order leaves…

Rosa Italiana – Garfield NJ

“Rosa Italiana” is a must-go-to wood-fired pizza and Italian cuisine restaurant located on the border of Garfield and Saddle Brook NJ.  It’s a very cozy family restaurant that has a special touch of Italy along with their regulars and of course the one and only, Rosa, who welcomes you with hugs and kisses and makes sure you…