Tag: eggplant

Friendsgiving

DIY, Lifestyle November 23, 2016

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Tomorrow, it’s game time.  We’ll be wrangling kids, grandparents, parents, and maybe even step parents.  And with this having been a particularly stressful year there will be some interesting table conversation.  Ooooh all that things we are thankful for.  I may even write a blog about the fabulous things my family members say.  I’ve decided that Thanksgiving bingo might be in order.

Well, this was my friendsgiving table and I want to give you resources for yours.

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Ok first things first, find a color scheme.  My mother always told me that any good event has at least three colors.  My basic three were eggplant, pink, and creme.  Then I added accents of sage and gold.

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I found these disposable plates at Smarty Had A Party .  They were affordable and looked so amazing!  Then I designed a little plate filler.  Here are some downloadable pdfs…yay… friendsgiving and thanksgiving.   The tablecloth came from Tablecloths Factory.

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Simple and DONE!!! I love decorating and my bestie’s backyard.  Gold pineapple says gorgeous!!!!

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Healthy Eats

Food August 23, 2013

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So, I’ve been making a major attempt to get healthy. It’s a tough slough, no gluten, no dairy, no sugar, no soy, no fun. But I’m feeling pretty ok, good even. I got a little creative last night, thanks to Martha Stewart, and made this grilled eggplant. If you want to try it…

You’ll need:
An eggplant
Cherry tomatoes
Fresh basil
Olive oil
Salt
Smoke seasoning
Feta cheese

There is no major science to this easy recipe. Cut the eggplant lengthwise in inch think slices. Leave them out to dry for about 30 minutes or, if you don’t have the time, pop them in the oven at about 175 degrees for a few minutes. Coat the eggplant with a thin layer of olive oil and add some salt and smoke seasoning. Then just grill away, about 4 minutes each side. Cut the tomatoes in half, add the basil and feta, add some olive oil and a pinch of salt. Add this mixture on top of the eggplant and enjoy. Yummy!

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