Nutrition #2 Cilantro

Coriander or Cilantro are basically the same thing. But regardless whether you use the coriander seeds or the leafy cilantro they both have delightful benefits to your health. Coriander seed’s benefits can help with your digestion, help control diabetes, and due to the low calorie count can improve your ability to lose weight. Cilantro’s benefitsContinue reading “Nutrition #2 Cilantro”

Recipe #2: Cilantro Lime Dressing

Courtesy of Food Network Ingredients 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 garlic clove, peeled 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 cup mayonnaise Salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions Blend all ingredients in food processor except mayonnaise and salt and pepper. Process until cilantro isContinue reading “Recipe #2: Cilantro Lime Dressing”

Nutrition #1 Basil

Basil or Ocimum basilicum is a leafy green plant that has many wonderful and beneficial properties. They are also fairly easy to grow and can be cut to make more Basil plants. The most beneficial part about this plant, in 5 grams of chopped leaves, is the 27% of Vitamin K. Vitamin K is saidContinue reading “Nutrition #1 Basil”

Recipe #1: Basil Pesto

Courtesy of Food Network Ingredients 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup pine nuts 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino cheese Directions Combine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarselyContinue reading “Recipe #1: Basil Pesto”

How to Go from Concept to Prototype: Part 1

Most people have a great idea that comes to mind. You want to create it but something gets in the way. It may be that you have to much functionality, don’t have direction, or don’t know what components to buy. I am going to talk about in 3 parts on how to go from conceptContinue reading “How to Go from Concept to Prototype: Part 1”

Entertaining and Educating the Engineer Minded Child….Even Though You Are NOT an Engineer or Scientist.

I didn’t have Google or parents that exposed me to science and engineering. I reached adulthood and felt behind my colleagues in electrical engineering. Here I give 5 tips of what I would expose my two kids to science and engineering.

UltraSonic Sensor Tutorial #1: How to Use HR-SR04 Sensor

A tutorial about the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic sensor, how to use it with arduino, and how it could be used for Drone obstacle avoidance and landing.

Drones: Search & Rescue

When you think of drones, it is either military or commercial toys that you don’t want spying on you. But there are good uses for drones that are not toys or military drones that will blow things up. One of those uses are for Search and Rescue Operations.

Arduino Controlled Motor ESC

A simple tutorial of Controlling a motor ESC with an arduino nano.