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A Poem

Here is a beautiful poem for a summer read, by Mary Oliver I really love it and wanted to share it with you! With kindness,   Aileen

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Poshalicious Recipes : Cherry and goat cheese couscous salad

Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 cups couscous 1 cup water 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth 1 teaspoon table salt 1 cup pecans or walnuts, toasted and chopped 1 cup baby arugula, chopped 1 cup dried cherries, chopped 4 ounces goat or feta cheese, crumbled (1 cup) 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons scallions, sliced thin 3 tablespoons lemon juice Directions 1. Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add couscous and cook, stirring frequently, until grains begin to brown, about 5 minutes....

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Poshalicious Recipes: Carrot-Ginger Tequila Punch

INGREDIENTS: 4 cups (32 fl. oz./1 l) carrot juice 3/4 cup (6 fl. oz./180 ml) fresh lime juice 1/2 cup (4 fl. oz./125 ml) fresh orange juice 1 1/2 cups (12 fl. oz./375 ml) tequila blanco 2 Tbs. grated peeled fresh ginger Ice cubes as needed Fresh herb sprigs, such as dill and chives, for garnish Carrot ribbons for garnish Directions: In a large pitcher or punch bowl, stir together the carrot juice, lime juice, orange juice, tequila and ginger. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Pour the punch into ice-filled glasses and garnish with herb sprigs and carrot ribbons. Serve immediately....

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Connecting & Reconnecting

Connecting and reconnecting has been on my mind for the past couple of weeks. With all of the lifestyle changes that are happening alongside the reopening I find myself holding back with jumping quickly into things. I feel as though we all have changed in different ways with all the alone time and the small bubbles that were forced upon us. Now with opening up to larger surroundings and people, I feel all my senses are much more heightened. I am much more acutely aware of sound levels and know I am visually much more stimulated with colour.  With summer upon us,...

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Poshalicious Recipes: Caesar Salad Dressing

Here is a recipe that my dear friend Charles made for a Caesar salad Without Mayonnaise!! My husband is allergic to mayo, so I was really missing this classic summer salad. Now I can have it with this fabulous change up using Greek yogurt. Give it a try!! Ingredients:  - 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped - Dash of salt and pepper - Splash of Worcester  - 1 tbsp of white balsamic - 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice  - 2-3 tbsps of olive oil - 1-2 tbsp of maple syrup  - 2 heaping tbsps of greek yoghurt  - ground...

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