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July 2018

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Fresh Bistro Restaurant in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque

July 31, 2018
Tiramisu Crepes

You know I love a good restaurant with a creative menu to get my culinary juices flowing. Fresh Bistro, located in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, is just the spot. What a creative menu. It is a fusion of New Mexico, French and Italian cuisine. Love it!

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Breakfast Recipes Sweets

Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Popsicles

July 14, 2018

I had a popsicle for breakfast this morning. YUM. A homemade Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Popsicle. The grocery store had these huge cartons of blueberries on sale. How could I pass them up? I love fresh blueberries with yogurt. One of my favorite breakfasts in the winter is oatmeal with blueberries, honey and cinnamon but it’s too hot for that right now. So, I made popsicles. So simple.

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Ranch Life Recipes Slices of Life

Hummingbird Nectar Recipe and Conversion Chart

July 1, 2018
Hummingbird Photography

I created this Hummingbird Nectar Recipe and Conversion Chart, ’cause, out here in the hinterlands of New Mexico you have to get your entertainment where you can. I like to have my morning tea on the front porch and watch the hummingbirds, little fighter pilots of the Audubon world. Their speed and agility is unmatched anywhere in nature in my humble opinion. We have two feeders set up about 10 feet off the porch. There are a couple of trees that allow the birds to check out the situation before they come down to feed, so it’s a great set up. Hummingbirds eat 1.5 to 3 times their body weight a day. If they spent less time running each other off and just shared the feeder, they might not have to eat so much. They wouldn’t be nearly as interesting to watch though. Aerial battles and all, it is a great way to start the day.

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