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Weekend Cooking - Green Smoothies by Fern Green

Book Tite: Green Smoothies: Recipes for Smoothies, Juices, Nut Milks, and Tonics to Detox, Lose Weight, and Promote Whole-Body Health  Author: Fern Green Publication Date: December 29, 2015
Description: (From Goodreads) A collection of 66 illustrated smoothies, juices, nut milks, and tonics to kick-start metabolism, fire up the mind, and promote whole-body health.  An easy-to-follow and informative guide, this book pares smoothie-making back to its essence. Each recipe is presented in a highly visual spread, and grouped ingredients are displayed opposite finished smoothies and juices, providing at-a-glace instruction. Recipes like Dandelion Tonic, Popeye's Juice, Coconut Kale, and Pineapple Twist provide a simple introduction for the new smoothies making, as well as new inspiration for the experienced blender. A seven-day detox plan with straightforward recipes energizes and invigorates. 
3 Little Thoughts: 1.  I got my hands on a juicer and dove into trying this juicing thing. I can&#…

3 Word Wednesday - Brutal, Clammy, Dense

Brutal,Clammy,Dense
Working on my short sci-fi story and this prompt fit in perfect with a section that needed to be rewritten. This might not be the final draft of this section, but it works for this draft.
Marissa walked out of her front door and looked out towards the horizon, the brutal winter weather was setting and the sun was just starting to rise, burning off the dense fog that had blanketed the night. It was bound to be a glorious day. She dried her clammy hands, hitched up her dress and set off to milk the cows.

Weekend Cooking - Sara Moulton's Home Cooking 101

Book Tite: Sara Moulton's Home Cooking 101  Author: Sara Moulton Publication Date: March 8, 2016
Description: (From Goodreads) In Sara Moulton's Home Cooking 101, Sara helps answer that eternal question, "What's for dinner?" This must-have resource combines 150-plus all-new recipes with time-tested methods that elevate meals from everyday to extraordinary. Sara guides readers every step of the way, from including detailed instructions in every recipe to ensure the dish comes out perfectly every time to tips about selecting ingredients and balancing flavors. Bright color photographs and straightforward techniques show how easy it is to build flavors in a pan for a one-dish dinner, bake seafood in parchment for a quick healthy meal, and turn fresh seasonal produce into scene-stealing side dishes. Readers will find recipes to please every palate, including a whole chapter of vegetarian and vegan options. Enjoy fresh-tasting classics such as Sautéed Lemon Chicken with F…

3 Word Wednesday - Naked, Obey, Piercing

Naked,Obey,Piercing
She could only make out random words and phrases while in an isolated cell.  The compound’s leader was yelling about being humiliated and not being obeyed. He said something about a punishment of being stripped naked.  The Chief Authoritarian quietly responded. Marissa couldn’t hear him but she did hear the leader’s piercing scream of frustration.

Sunday Scribbling 2 #114

This week's prompt: dither
I've spent too much time on Twitter
And now I've been in a dither
I haven't been writing
Let alone anything exciting
So this really bad poem
Was the only thing flowin'
Please don't ask, "What's with her?"