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What’s Happening in Letty’s Kitchen!

Hey, hello, hola!

I hope you’re having an amazing spring! Here, we’ve had frigid nights, interspersed with record-breaking warm days, followed by full on snowstorms–it’s definitely spring in the mountains! Like they say, if you don’t like the weather, just wait a day.

2 tacos in metal holder garnished with avocado slices

Let’s talk about stuff. Stuff in closets, in the office, the kitchen, the garage. After living in a trailer for 5 months, we realize how much stuff we truly don’t need. So, back home now, we’re in the process of parting ways with some of our stuff. Spring cleaning!

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Easy Garbanzo Bean Soup

Made without a lick of cream, this garbanzo bean soup is a delightful “bisque” of a soup. It uses just 5 ingredients, one of them unexpected–a bit of chopped fresh mint. The mint adds a unique subtle flavor to this super-easy chickpea soup! 

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What’s Happening in Letty’s Kitchen-March 2021 Musings

Hey, hello, hola, and Happy April Fool’s Day!

Orange flowers above and around blue door in Baja Mexico.

Here’s your March newsletter. Well, it was March, and now it’s not. How on earth did the calendar kick over to April so soon? Would you call that an April Fool’s trick on me?

>>>> 15 easy and safe April Fool’s pranks that’ll give you the giggles. Families with kids in diapers, #8 is last minute doable. Yum.

We’re still in Baja, but not for long. Robbie’s crossing off all the details for closing up the trailer and hauling it to the storage yard, and I’m trying to use up all the food we still have in the fridge and pantry. That’s meals for the next 4 days, plus, like we did on the way down, salads in jars for 3 nights on the road.

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Roasted Asparagus with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce

Lush green spears blistered to golden and tender, served with a serious drizzle of verdant green sauce, this simple roasted asparagus with cilantro chimichurri sauce speaks earthy elegance. It’s a winning easy vegetable side dish!

Roasted Asparagus with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce on white platter with glass pitcher of sauce
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How to Make a Matcha Oat Milk Latte

What’s frothy, pale green, and loaded with energizing goodness? A matcha oat milk latte! Here’s how to make them barista-style, without an espresso machine, at home, with just 3 ingredients!

clear glass mug of green foamy hot matcha oat milk latte

If you’re looking for a clean stimulating buzz that lasts longer than coffee and doesn’t let you down like coffee, try matcha. Matcha tea contains caffeine but it doesn’t give you the jitters. A matcha latte gives you that energy boost without the crash.

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