A Beautiful Day for a Walk

“an early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day” Henry David Thoreau

Today was the day that I was going to start walking again. I haven’t walked since I broke my foot. I planned on meeting my friend Deby. We were going to shop a bit and then on to walking. Well, we ended up going for a cup of coffee and talking for a couple of hours; needless to say we didn’t walk. While we were having coffee we talked about what I should make for dinner, a conversation I have with myself most days. Deby suggested a broccoli dish with garlic and olive oil. Now I am thinking about all the things I can do with broccoli. After we left, I went to my favorite store, Aldi, to pick up a few things and to see if they had anything fun to buy. I love going there to see all the new stuff they put out. My mother thinks I’m obsessed with the store. I picked up a few things, went home and started to cook. This is what I came up with.

Stefanie’s creation

  • 2 to 3 crowns of broccoli, chopped
  • handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • garlic cloves, minced
  • garlic powder, salt, pepper, to taste
  • 1 can of black olives, minced
  • olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of red pepper spread, or to taste
  • 1 pound of quinoa pasta, any kind
  • parmesan cheese

Saute the olive oil, minced garlic, and seasoning over medium heat, add the broccoli, parsley, and olives and cook for a few minutes. Add the butter and red pepper spread, cook until the broccoli is tender. Serve over pasta with parmesan cheese. Enjoy!

Pork loin

One Comment Add yours

  1. Deby says:

    Well you had the right suggestion about walking , but I said I think it’s windy but I’ll go .. We shopped in tj max came out and both decided it was windy !

    Went into Starbucks Stephanie gets coffee , and they had no chai 😥

    So like you said we talked about supper and glad you took my word to make broccoli and macaroni with black olives ..
    Cause you said Ronnie loves broccoli and I said make it then !

    Well it all looks so delicious ! And the pork roast looks yummy !

    Hope you all enjoyed it !❤️

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