Monthly Archives: May 2015

How to Pack the Perfect Picnic

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With warmer, longer evenings in our future, why not take advantage and pack a picnic to enjoy and take advantage of the season? The suggestions below are quick, affordable, and easy to prepare, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy what you’ve prepared. Pack everything up in a tote bag, add a bottle of wine and a blanket, and you’re good to go!

To view my recipes and suggestions, visit Robyn Moreno’s site.

Lightened Up Chicken Stroganoff

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This lightened up version of the decadent original is packed with richness and flavor, without all the extra saturated fat. Russian in origin, this dish has been adapted to cuisines around the world, and is sure to become a fast favorite in your kitchen. Simple to prepare, this lightened up chicken stroganoff is quick enough for a weeknight supper, yet elegant enough for company. Make this recipe when you’re craving comfort food but still want a healthy and light dish.

To view the recipe, visit GeoBlue’s Healthy Travel Blog, or their site Travel Well Worldwide.

Summer Kickoff Cocktails

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Why settle for the same old supermarket cocktail mix when you can celebrate the arrival of summer with one of these refreshing, cool libations! From margaritas and punches to shandies and fizzes, we’ve compiled the best summer drink menu that combines sweet summer fruits including grapefruit, berries and melon with refreshing flavors like lavender and thyme. And get this, they’re all super easy to make! So chill out, cool off and enjoy one of these fabulous concoctions!

To view the cocktail recipes, visit Robyn Moreno’s website.

Seared Scallops with Spring Fava Beans & Celery Root Puree

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Classic French food doesn’t have to be all butter and heavy sauces. This healthy and satisfying recipe feels special enough to serve to company, but quick and easy enough for a weeknight dinner. Scallops are packed with low fat protein, and celery root offers a less starchy and more flavorful alternative to regular white potatoes. This recipe is easily doubled for a larger group.

To view the recipe, visit GeoBlue’s Healthy Travel Blog, or their site Travel Well Worldwide.