Some Healthy Food Fun:    The Wanderlust Food Diaries (of a chronic daydreamer)

"Diggin' the Scene..."
( the Villingili Resort, Maldives Islands)

On the Menu I'm "Diggin" these Tropical Lunch Inspirations
Music The song, "Diggin' on You" by the group "TLC"

"Diggin' the Scene,   diggin' on you,   diggin' on me,   baby baby,   baby baby.....'s on like that,   it's on like that,   I gotta be in Love ......or something like that"

(from the song, "Diggin' on You")


OK, I promise this is the last time in my Wanderlust Articles I ever use the next sentence, since I already used it in my Royan Mansour Resort, Morocco post , and my Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort, Bali article, and I suppose I'm wearing the line out, BUUUT.....

When I first saw the photo shoot of the Villingili Resort in the Maldives Islands (in the Indian Ocean) on their website, it vaulted to the top of my Wanderlusting list of: "Dream destinations to take my dream girl, after I procure my dream finances, just in case all that lightning strikes at once" {chucking while typing}


I'm Diggin'....

...these Tropical Lunch Inspirations


Pineapple Mango Salsa [click photo below for recipe]                                                                                                                                                     Shrimp and Avocado Summer Rolls (use Coconut Palm Sugar )  [click photo for recipe]


Mango Lettuce Chicken Wraps [click photo below for recipe]

Shrimp Salad with Mango and Avocado [click photo below for recipe)                                                                          Tropical Popsicles [click photo for recipe]


Tropical BBQ Chicken Skewers  (I make my own Healthy Homemade BBQ Sauce, because most store bought have unhealthy sweeteners and other ingredients)         [click photo below for recipe]

Grapefruit, Guava, and Rum Sorbet [click photo below for recipe]                                                                                                          Mango Mojitos ( use Healthy Coconut Palm Sugar[click photo for recipe]


Citrus Avocado Salad [click photo below for recipe]


One of my boys back in Chicago said to me in a chat session, "The world is getting shaky...."

It reminds me of the quote from one of my transcendental books when Philosopher Plotinus who wrote to a friend ..... "Tidings have reached us that Valerian [The Roman Emperor] has been defeated, and is now in the hands of Sapor. The threats of Franks and Allemanni, of Goths and Persians, are alike terrible by turns to our degenerate Rome. In days like these, crowded with incessant calamities, the inducements to a life of contemplation are more than ever strong. Even my quiet existence seems now to grow somewhat sensible of the advance of years. I calmly await the day when the divine nature within me shall be set free from matter. "
Plotinus, circa 261AD

Saying all that to say, that was written by Plotinus to a friend 1700 years ago, when it seemed the world was literally falling apart, but 1700 years later, we're still here. I think "Dreamers" and "Wanderlusters" such as me used to do this for the fun of just posting cool pictures, but now, it seems we got a bigger job, of keeping some positive frequency alive, amidst all the chaos, darkness, and "shakiness" around us. Didn't mean to get so philosophical in such a light-hearted article, but that's me sometimes :)

~stay healthy~



"Sail Forth. Steer for the deep waters only. Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all." --Walt Whitman

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