Monochrome

After a week of running around town and being away from home, all I wanted was a mellow Friday night to finish some script reading in my own bed.

Slapped together a quick salad with the leftover roasted radishes and some raw zucchini, cut very thinly on a mandolin slicer.

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Tossed with some Lavender Sea Salt and the last few tablespoons of the Mike’s Special Organic Flax Oil Dressing; let it sit in the fridge for 40 minutes while we took Julius for a walk.

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Once more – Pasta Frittata !!!

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Matching outfits

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New England Naturals sent a bunch of their Granolas and Bars to sample (they also make cereals and trail mixes). Aside from being Kosher/Certified Organic, they are also an environmentally and socially-conscious company – donating 10% of their profits and contributing food to organizations like the Amazonian Peoples Resources Initiative, domestic anti-violence programs, and many others.

I had the Chocolate-Omega flavor for dessert

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On a bed of organic blueberries

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This is rather dense and not-to-sweet – with a slightly crispy texture from the flax/hemp seeds. The chocolate liquor, apricot, and orange flavor give it a very unique (and grown up) spin from traditional granola bars that I’ve tried. You can find New England Naturals products at a store near you.

Used a different milk base for my hot cocoa before bed –

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Still prefer hemp, which is more creamy.

Getting ready for another 90-degree day! The heat is supposed to break tomorrow, and we’ll be back to the 70’s again by next week. I know, I know, you hate me – yesterday I was on the phone for a while with Apple Care and the guy helping me didn’t want to hear about the Los Angeles “heat wave.”

How’s the weather where you are?

14 thoughts on “Monochrome

  1. Angie

    Beautiful meal – the pasta frittata looks amazing! :)

    The weather here in Knoxville is hot, humid, and overcast…I think the forecasted high is in the 90s today- I guess I’ll get a little sweating in on my outdoors walk.

    Have a great weekend, Lynn!

  2. heather

    So hot and humid here…and its not going to break til Tuesday! : /
    That frittata still looks delish!

  3. Justine

    Our weather here is brutal. It is 11:20am and already 92. I am pretty sure that it is normal for Oklahoma, but I have never been a fan of the summers here. Ever. I suppose that is what air conditioners are for, though. :)

  4. Cindy

    Normal summer weather here in South Florida…94 & 80% plus humidity…plus rain several days a week. It doesn’t typically drop below 80 until October. Keep showing me pretty pictures of food and I’ll try not to hate you for your comfy weather.

  5. Monet

    I need to give a mandolin slicer another chance. I inherited a very old slicer from my grandmother and managed to slice my thumb in the process of making potato fries. I’ve been scared ever since! I need to go into Williams and Sonoma and buy a new one with the proper safety attachments because those veggies look too beautiful!

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