This morning we woke up to our first hot and humid day...admittedly it was not "blistering" hot...but, we have not had many warm days yet...anyway, when i was planning dinner i decided on this recipe from the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten. It was so yummy and a perfect, easy, warm summer day kind of dinner. It is called Panzanella, which i think is just a fancy name for Italian bread salad. Even the kids ate it. I was skeptical, but they really like salad and seemed to enjoy this right along with us. I think the watermelon berry smoothies helped. And as it turns out, between when i picked the recipe and when i made the recipe, the temp dropped about 20 degrees and there was a nice cool breeze. Beautiful, but so much for the warm summer night dinner.
Watermelon Berry Smoothie
1/4 large Watermelon, chopped roughly 1/2 bag frozen Strawberries 1-2 T Sugar, optional
put melon in blender, liquefy. Add in the frozen berries(acts as flavor and subs for the ice in most smoothies) and sugar, blend some more. Pour and enjoy!!
My name is Leslie. I live in Virginia. I am a wife to Chris, a super husband/great daddy/army officer/PhD candidate. I am a mother to three very exciting kids, Avery and Mitchell, ages 13 and 10 and "baby" Delilah who is 5. I am a little crafty. I love fabric, quilting and I love my friends and family. I hope here I can keep up with all of you that are so very far away.
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