Japanese artists like Hiroshige and Shotei have transformed the challenges of winter into masterful works of art. Although aesthetically pleasing to the eye, bitter winds and bone-chilling temps are realities for those residing in Japan...So, when spring rolled around for my spirits lifted. Instead of seeing stark tree branches shivering grey, delicate pink cherry blossoms quivered. Bushes which had been bare for months, boldly pronounced the start of a new season with fuschia and red azaleas.
Yes! You can indulge like Elvis Presley in his plumper phase but stay as skinny as the perpetually thin Elvis Costello. For my concoction based on the King of Rock 'n Roll's fave foods, check out the Ninja Baker's Gluten-Free Skinny Elvis Cupcake recipe. That and more have your cake and eat it too recipes await you if you read on