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Many thanks for sharing that story, Vespa. Three super items. True, I wouldn't put the garlic in with the bananas and oatmeal; but, I used to mash the bananas with oatmeal to feed the children when they were little. Blessings, Debby
These are 3 of my favorite to have available at all times.
Over the summer I was eating kimchee noodles soup and there was a banana on the table. For some reason I craved the two together and so broke the banana into bite-sized pieces and put it in my soup. It was delicious! Somehow I knew it would be.
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Lori J Latimer says
Whew! That's hot, Lilly!
Chitrangada Sharan says
Hello Chitrangada - I love your three choices. Onions and garlic always seem to go together. Round it out with dairy and fruit, you've got a meal!
Jayme Kinsey says
Hey, Thanks Sharkye - I think you've got a yummy meal simmering on the stove. Save me a seat. Blessings.
Thank you dear Leah. We all need to spice up our life and dishes! Soothing soup for the tummy and yummy tea warms us on a cold winter day.
Hi Peeples! The votes for GARLIC keep coming in. Do we consider it a staple in the grocery market? Those who love hot and spicy foods must have their hot pepper. All this talk is making me hungry.
Wow! You use celery seed too?! So, do I. And, yeah, garlic. couldn't live without that. Thanks for your 3 items.
Efficient Admin says
Hi Michelle ~ Lemons are high on my list, too. I usually have to run out to stock up to make lemon drink. Thanks for your excellent suggestions for meal preparation using your top 3 ingredients!
Shanti Perez says
Dear Shanti ~ I was just cooking up dinner and thinking someone would write about turmeric! ESP. There you are. I wholeheartedly agree that FRESH is better! Thanks for contributing to this thread.
Barbara Sloan says
I'm learning that each culture has their preferences. Having a spice blend covers many items at once. I agree with you on the raisin 'cinnamon' bread, and the kids would love the chocolate milk. Wonderful choices!
Carolyn Dahl says
Renegade - Wonderful healthy choices. I'm going to have to read your Hub on alternatives to milk. I bet you're a fabulous "nutritious" health-minded cook.
Moon Daisy says
Hi Moon - The tea and porridge can help get you through the day. Do you mean spices to put in your tea or for cooking?
I add spices to my porridge. I use cinnamon and ginger powder, sometimes pepper too. It's lovely, and makes it extra warming, (especially good on winter mornings). I also sometimes like adding spices to my tea. Chai tea is my favourite.
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Novel Treasure says
Garlic wins hands down. And cinnamon for heart health - Whooo hoo! Thanks Novel Treasure.
Janis Leslie Evans says
Hello Jan - Garlic seems to be turning up in all its forms as the number one choice, second to the spices to add flavor and who can live without olive oil?! I just bought a gallon 100% virgin cold pressed.
Renee' D. Campbell says
Hi Duffsmom - Hahahah. You've chosen 3 items I might call "staple" in the market basket, but that's okay. The question and answer has been so much fun. A few others also posted bread and bananas, but you're the first mentioning peanut butter.