I say it’s a perfect holiday to spend in the kitchen, making a meal from the heart. Tell your Valentines how much you love them on paper. Give out plenty of hugs. Then treat yourself instead.
And don’t forget to kiss the cook!
Here are a few goodies on my wish list….(if you want more info, click on the name)
Definitely on top of my most wanted list! This retro camera may keep my photo albums from extinction. It comes in a rainbow of colors, but the cherry red is so lovable.
I’d rather receive a bouquet of these lovely long-stemmed spoons than roses. You can’t lick flowers!
Simple and stylish, this vase makes any garden stems look tasteful. No danger of it tipping over, either.
How do you fit a knife blade, scissors, nail file, screwdriver, toothpick, tweezers, pen and light in 2 ¼ inches? Ask the Swiss. All I know is this makes me look like a hero nearly every day of the week. Comes with a lifetime guarantee.
This blend of natural oils beats all the expensive creams and potions I used to use, hands down. It comes in a spray so you can apply it sparingly and evenly. It will last a long time, but since I’m out, it’s on my wish list.
If you haven’t seen this mentioned in a vegan recipe, or you ignored it because it sounds so unappetizing, time to give it a go. Nutritional yeast is a game-changer for your cooking. Salty, nutty and cheesy all in one, it adds umami goodness to salads, dressings, avocado toast, popcorn, eggs, you name it. Plus it’s full of B vitamins and protein. When I tried it in this recipe, I knew I needed more.
Fall in love with seaweed? Yep, here’s another superfood that packs enough flavor and nutrition to earn its place in my pantry. Kombu is high in iodine, iron, calcium, and vitamins A and C. It helps make your beans more digestible. And the thick long strips are easy to sneak in and out of soups, cooking water for pasta and rice, beans, and marinara sauce. Not just another pretty sea vegetable.
You’re probably laughing that there’s toothpaste on my list. But I can’t get enough of this one. And I wish more of my friends would use it, so their breath would smell like a box of Good + Plenty too. A must for Valentines kissing!
A friend turned me on to this rose-scented gloss and now it’s an addiction. I’m saving up so I can put one in my purse, car, bathroom, and kitchen drawer.
This time of year, rainbows of any kind are needed! The colors of these adorable prep bowls make me happy. I use them all the time in my classes and on the dining table — for salt and pepper, chile flakes, and my kids’ daily vitamins. I should probably stop giving them away as gifts.
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Happy Valentine’s Day, and thank you for being my Valentines!
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