The Hungry Wandering Surfer

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Happy Wednesday everyone! It’s time for Nena’s tip and recipe of the week again! Today’s “tip” is somewhat lengthy as she dedicated an entire page in her book to it. I really believe it shows just how ahead of her time she was when it came to living a healthy lifestyle. In fact to her it wasn’t necessarily a “healthy lifestyle”, it was simply how she was raised and how she lived… Read More

Big Sur California is one of the most beautiful and awe inspiring places I have ever had the honor of visiting. Over my 2 trips there I absolutely fell in love with the entire area and its towering majestic redwoods, sheer cliffs to Caribbean blue water, awe inspiring views and all around feeling of wildness that it brings out of you! Plus I got engaged there! Big Sur is a lightly populated… Read More

Crunchy, sweet and tangy, my 24 hour refrigerator pickles are just about the perfect summertime snack! I had so many great cucumbers this year I knew I wanted to make a couple jars of quick refrigerator pickles which are one of my favorite things to eat this time (or anytime) of year. These go great on sandwiches and burgers or are awesome just as a snack by themselves! Ingredients: 4-6 cups thinly… Read More

Happy Wednesday everyone, I hope you are all having a great week! For today’s post I am going to put up my first “Nena tip and recipe”. Nena was my Grandma Helen and she was a woman well ahead of her time. She practiced a healthy holistic lifestyle before it was ever known as a “lifestyle”. She was a cook, author, gardener, reflexologist, unlicensed family therapist, and simply an amazing woman all… Read More

The 2nd meatless Monday recipe I’ll be posting today may just be the most simple yet delicious appetizer I have ever come up with! Grilling the Brie makes it extra creamy and adds a nice layer of smokiness to the rind. Placing a couple thinly sliced heirloom tomatoes on top of the grilled baguette puts this recipe over the top!   Ingredients: 1 French baguette 1 whole wheel of Brie cheese rind on… Read More

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend and got outside to enjoy some summer sun with friends and/or loved ones! For today’s first post I am going to go over the recipe for a super fresh and delicious summer tomato, cucumber and feta salad. I have so many beautiful heirloom tomatoes and cucumbers ripe right now and this recipe is perfect for showcasing their amazing taste and gorgeous colors! There are… Read More

Hello everyone and welcome to my new blog! For more info on me and why/where/who I am please visit the about me section. For my first official post I’d like to pass on a great summertime recipe I made last week that is quick, easy and delicious! This recipe is for turkey burgers with feta cheese and bacon along with “healthy” baked asparagus fries. The turkey burger recipe is my own however… Read More