Garlic Parmesan Edamame

Perfect snack!


Garlic Parmesan Edamame

  • 1 (16 oz) pkg fresh or frozen edamame in shell
  • 1/2 c extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 c Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt to taste

Steam fresh or frozen edamame.  In a wok add olive oil and garlic, heat over medium high heat. Add edamame and toss for a few seconds. Add breadcrumbs, Parmesan, and salt and toss until well coated.



Thai Peanut Sauce & Noodles



  • 1 package Soba Noodles (I used buckwheat)
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded carrots
  • 2 Green onions, chopped
Thai Peanut Sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds

Cook noodles according to package.  While noodles cook, prepare Thai Peanut Sauce.  Once noodles are cooked, drain and transfer to a large bowl.  Mix in sauce and top with carrots and green onion.  Serve warm or chilled.

Happy Monday friends, 55 degrees today in New England makes for a marvelous day especially a monday!!



Hello Friends!!

I usually do not like Wednesday because I have meetings each and every Wednesday morning but today I could not wait to get out of work and see what everyone has been up to!!

My morning dose of kiwi 🙂


Puffins cereal with banana and cinnamon

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Lunch was this amazing Asian chopped salad

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Mid afternoon pick me up Starbucks Mocha Light Frappuccino


And finally for dinner, hubby made a chicken stir fry



I am stuck in a breakfast rut!! You know, eating the same thing for breakfast days weeks straight.  Ever happen to you? I recently purchased a new blender and a bunch of fresh and frozen fruit to make smoothies.

What are your favorite types of smoothies?