The Final Artwork For My Children’s Book Begins

The Final Artwork For My Children’s Book Begins

Last spring I painted a series of "baby animal portraits" to decorate my granddaughter's nursery. Now they are going to be made into a children's book. I was so excited when a publisher agreed to make a book out of them because I enjoyed the process of painting the animals so much. I worked from real photos to make them accurate, but I added my own touch of character to them. We are calling the book, "Hello Baby Animals". The book is scheduled for a spring 2018 release date, which seemed so far away…
Acorn Squash stuffed with Farro, Garbanzos & Kale

Acorn Squash stuffed with Farro, Garbanzos & Kale

This is a simple recipe that can be adjusted according to what vegetables you have around. The only thing you must have is an acorn squash!  I used farro for the stuffing, but quinoa, brown rice, couscous or any grain can be substituted. Stuffed Acorn Squash (for two) 1 acorn squash 1/4 cup of chopped peppers 1/4 cup of chopped red onion 1 cup of chopped kale 3/4 - 1  cup of cooked farro 1/2 cup of garbanzo beans 1/4 cup of pumpkin or sunflower seeds A few TB. of olive oil 1/4…