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Cold Healthy Mango Treat

19 Aug

Summer is not summer with out some good cold ice cream. In fact ice cream is good all the time, but eating all the fat and sugar does not agree with my waistline. Sorbets are a good alternative to the classical ice cream with a lot less fat leaving us will close to little guilt after shoving two scoop fulls in our face. Even then, with the concerns with diabetes I have become hesitant with store bought varieties due to the added sugars in sorbet.

The combination of warm weather, sweet cravings and sugar paranoia I was inspired to make my own sorbet. It is mango season right now and mango sorbet is one of my all time favorite flavors. I wanted to make a mango sorbet with a slight twist by adding some basil and chardonnay. The results was this deliciousness. Continue reading

Top me with that

1 Aug

So I was saddle with dinner duty the other night by my mother. Came home from a full day of work, study and exams to blistering heat and dinner duty was depressing. As soon as I walked through that door I was greeted without a hey or hello, but with “you are making dinner tonight, we have fish make something with it”.Thanks a lot *note the sarcasm*

I stared at that fish for a while hoping that I could make it spontaneously cook with my laser vision. Unfortunately, that didn’t work. In my last resort, I went through the refrigerator for inspiration. In my search, I found some mangoes and some strawberries that nobody seems to want to eat. With it and a few other things laying around, I came up with this: Continue reading

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