Homemade Salsa

With this heat, I am not crazy about cooking.  I try to keep it as light as possible. Often times I end up eating dips or salsas. I know it’s not healthy but I find it refreshing. Anyway I cannot buy store bought salsa so I make my own.

  • 1 tbs of minced Elephant garlic ( I am allergic to regular garlic)
  • 1 can (10 oz) of diced tomatoes with jalapenos.
  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 tbs sour cream
  • 2 tbs of grated Parmesan
  • 2 tbs of lemon juice

Mash up avocado, put everything into a bowl and stir. I serve this with pita chips as I can’t eat corn

Visiting Montreal

This Allergic Traveler just returned from Montreal. Montreal was home to me for over thirty years. It was nice to get back and spend some time with family and friends. As it was Grand Prix weekend, we also got to see all the cars on Crescent street (see

Morning Glory Muffins

This is my mom’s recipe with a twist from moi!

Fair warning these muffins are on the healthy side. If you are looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth, this is not it! I enjoy these with my morning coffee. They are full of fiber and give me plenty of energy.

1 ½ cups of flour

1 ½ cups of bran

½ cup of packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon