Summer Vegetable Treats


by Sr. Mary Virginia Schmidt, VHM

It was one of those HOT summer days. Sister Mary Frances prepared the grill on the back deck. She filled some foil “baskets” with onions, strips of carrot, bright red and orange peppers, cherry tomatoes, fresh green beans, and asparagus spears… She added garlic, basil from our garden, Virgin Olive Oil, salt and pepper;  cooked the vegetables on the grill for about half an hour.  What a meal they made: colorful, tasty, nutritious, elegant!

The rest of us prepare the same ingredients in different ways, all equally delicious.
Fall will bring us squash and cabbage! Yum.

I am coming to the conclusion that the children who stop by should get a vegetable for a treat instead of a cookie.  What do you think?