Sunshine, Beans, and Fried Plantains

Fried plantains, refried beans (with Daiya cheese), tortilla chips, coconut rice, and freshly squeezed grapefruit juice.

On a relaxing Sunday afternoon, after a long weekend of errands and excitement, while the spring sun shines through your window, there is nothing better than making a simple awesome lunch like this and enjoying it with a good book, a newspaper, or someone you love.


Gym and Juice

After a work-out there is nothing I want more than a large glass of homemade juice or a fruit smoothie. This weekend I opted for my own juice recipe which is delicious, and very high in iron and vitamin C. Crystal doesn’t really care for it, but I like it!

Crystal adds:  I like my juice light on the beets; if you’re like me, just cut back to your taste.  Tart grapefruit juice would be a lovely addition to this!


2 beets
1 apple
1 celery stalk
1 carrot
1/3 cup orange juice

Directions: put all of that in the juicer, then pour the juice into a glass with a few ice cubes.