Bacon Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

I cook bacon on a baking sheet in the oven. I always use that pan for some other purpose (such as baking chicken) so none of the flavorful yummy-ness is wasted. This time I decided to use that pan for roasting pumpkin seeds from the jack-o-lanterns carved by the Rents. I tossed the seeds in the bacon grease and they picked up the crunchy pan fronds while roasting.

Here is the delicious result…

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And here is the creativity that freed them…

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Happy snacking & POLO!!!

Sweet & Savory Fruit Salad

I’ve been meaning to post this for weeks. Tia, Tim & I have been going to VH Foods for most of our produce lately. This salad is what I put together with the produce from our first trip there.

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Ingredients: Watermelon, Papaya, Mango, Cucumber, Red Onion, Tomatoes, and Cilantro.

Each individual serving is topped with fresh avocado tossed in lemon juice. And, I add a few drops of Chipotle Cholula Sauce but pepper sauce on melon is not for everyone.

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We made one large serving topped with a whole avocado and nibbled on it while we tended to the rest of our Hearth Sunday food prep. We are eating like this a lot more often. I’m losing weight and feeling much better. What you eat does make a difference.

If you guys try this, let me know what you think.

Happy Eating & POLO!!!