What I Make

Monthly Budget Journal

Keep track of your budget, monthly bills, savings, and financial goals in this Monthly Budget Journal. The front cover has a photo of U.S coins. The inside has 120 college rule lined pages. The back cover is green. A great gift for a high school or college graduate. To purchase, go to amazon.com and search for Monthly Budget Journal Julia Parent.

What I Make

Garlic Parmesan Corn and Green Beans

Serves: 2

2 ears corn
40 green beans
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
dash pepper
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
grated Parmesan cheese, to taste

Peel corn and cook in a covered pot of boiling water for 10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Snap ends off green beans and break beans in half. Cook beans in boiling water for 7 minutes. Drain. Mix butter, pepper, and garlic powder together. Bush garlic butter on corn. Mix remaining garlic butter and beans together. Sprinkle corn and beans with cheese.

What I Make

Yummy Little Snack

Serves: 1

2 dried cherries
3 dried blueberries
2 dried pineapple chunks, broken into smaller pieces
2 dried strawberries, broken into smaller pieces
2 dried banana chips, broken into smaller pieces
2 lightly salted whole cashews
4 lightly salted dry-roasted peanuts
pinch sunflower seeds
1 gluten free sugar cone

Combine first eight ingredients. Before serving, fill a sugar cone with the mixture.

What I Make

My Sketchbook for people who like to draw

Looking for a sketchbook? This is the perfect one! There is a photo of colored pencils on the front and back cover. The inside has 200 blank pages that are 8-1/2 x 11 inches. Each page has a thin border around it, ready and waiting for all your sketches, doodles, and drawings. A great gift for yourself and artists of all ages. To purchase, go to Amazon.com and search for My Sketchbook or Julia Parent.

What I Make

Chocolate Honey Cashews

Serves: 3

1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons 100% honey
3/4 cup lightly salted whole cashews
10 – 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Whisk oil and honey together. Add cashews and toss until well coated. Put mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 25 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes while enjoying the aromatic scent. Microwave chips in a microwave safe bowl for 1 minute or until melted. Stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over cashews. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until chocolate hardens. Break apart. If there are any leftover after tasting, store in an airtight container.