I returned home from a workshop feeling completely exhausted and absolutely famished. As I searched for my keys, my mind was in the kitchen thinking about what I could make for dinner. Some garlic lemon salmon with asparagus? Or perhaps some asparagus soup? As my…
Month: March 2020
My daughter had seen someone eating rice crispies in a movie and asked if we could make some. While I didn’t have either Rice crispy cereal or marshmallows in the house, we found some puffed rice and experimented a bit. . The end result is…
He turned around and smiled a smile so wide, so beautiful, so loving, as he ran across the street towards me, and I ran to meet him. As my body clashed against his, we embraced, cried and screamed.
After our elongated embrace, I looked over his shoulders and saw four curious eyes peering at me. One set of eyes was smiling and the other set of eyes looked rather disturbed.
Carl slipped his hands into mine, as we headed over to meet them.
“Paula, this is Gerald, my husband.” The tall handsome Italian man looked down and attempted a smile, as he shook my hands.
“…and this is Pat our Son.” The dark-haired, button-eyed 8 year old boy was jumping up and down on the spot and smiling away, nodding his head with a knowingness that connected us immediately. Then he winked his right eye at me, slipped his little hands into mine, just as his father has done and we all made our way into my flat to enjoy a most unexpected glorious three days.
I had made some coconut pancake wraps some days earlier and stuffed them with avocado, and drizzled it with some lemon yogurt sauce. It is a very satisfying and healthy meal or snack.
Coconut Wrap Pancake
- 3 eggs
- 2 tablespoons coconut flour
- 1 pinch salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- Step 1 Combine the eggs, coconut flour, and salt together in a bowl.
- Step 2 Melt 1/2 T butter (or coconut oil) over medium heat.
- Step 3 Pour in 1/2 of batter, cook for 2-3 minutes, flip, and cook 1 minute.
We went on for a couple hours and while he spoke, I envisioned us being married, having children, living in a wonderful home. This just all made so much sense! I had that vision again of him visiting me in Berlin running into my arms.…
A triumphant scream emerged from my body and I started running around in my living room, throwing my arms up in the air and swinging my hips around as if I had just had a litre of wine. I put myself together, took a deep…