Johnny’s Weekend Roundup!

Ciao friends! I am starting a new series on this blog called “Johnny’s Weekend Roundup!” which I will be publishing every other week or so. The intention behind my roundup is share links to other online material for your weekend browsing that I found interesting, informational, and otherwise inspiring that hopefully you will as well since we are all like-minded people here!

So here it goes – Johnny’s Weekend Roundup for the weekend of August 12, 2016!

Recipes –

chicken-shawarma

I made this Oven Roasted Chicken Shawarma from Jo Cooks and it was a taste of Middle Eastern coast! So delicious and super easy! Get the recipe here: http://www.jocooks.com/healthy-eating/oven-roasted-chicken-shawarma/ 

Cucumber-Tahini-Soup

I also made this recipe for Chilled Cucumber and Tahini Soup by Dishing Up the Dirt. Perfect for these hot summer days! Get the recipe here: http://dishingupthedirt.com/recipes/soup/chilled-cucumber-tahini-herb-soup-cumin-spiced-roasted-chickpeas/

swordfish

This Swordfish with Citrus Pesto is one of my all time favorite summer dishes by my all time favorite chef; Giada de Laurentiis. Making this again this Sunday; you should too! Get the recipe here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/swordfish-with-citrus-pesto-recipe.html

Yoga –

yoga animals

Richard Rosen at the abundant western source for all things yoga, Yoga Journal, explains “Why Are There So Many Animal Yoga Poses”. Very interesting! Read it here:  http://www.yogajournal.com/article/beginners/intro-to-yoga-philosophy-going-to-the-dogs/

yoga sequencing

Donald Meyer at Yoga Journal provides you with a great guide for creating your own home yoga practice in “Start Your Yoga Practice Here: The Basics of Sequencing”. Read it here: http://www.yogajournal.com/article/teach/the-principles-of-sequencing/

Other topics –

labels

Buzzfeed is one of my favorite reading sources and I love how they often publish really interesting and informative articles. This past week they released “9 Bullshit Labels You’ll Often See On Food” which is a great read to help you learn to navigate the jargon marketing at the grocery store! Read it here: https://www.buzzfeed.com/venessawong/food-labels-that-are-often-bullshit?utm_term=.vqop5xdeKk#.jn5Re6roNW

croatia

In the world of food and travel, Buzzfeed highlights “Why Croatia is a Goddamn Paradise for Foodies”! I want to go so bad now! Read here and book your tickets: https://www.buzzfeed.com/anniedaly/in-it-for-the-eats?utm_term=.rjGpR4GeBb#.egmzWqXbk0

That’s all my friends! Hope you enjoy your reading and learning! Until next time!

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