I wanted a sandwich for dinner. Specifically, a toasty warm whole wheat bun piled high with perfectly seasoned and sauced filling - and of course a few veggies on the side. Many of our family's favorite sandwiches meet my caloric goals; butContinue reading...
I did not give more than a passing thought to the next seven years when I dropped and broke a mirror. A ladder blocking my way? Not a problem. SteppingContinue reading...
Dashing through the halls of the office trying to tie up loose ends, rushing home only to be greeted with an array of household chores, dealing with the car that decided it just had to act up right now, and decking the home withContinue reading...
The red stoneware bowl immediately drew my eye as the host placed it in the center of the party table. Steam rose from theContinue reading...
This truly tasty half-hour vegetarian chili is made possible by using convenient canned beans and tomatoes (no pantry should be without them). Whole-grain bulgur adds another layer of toothsome texture and nutritional heft. This chili is relatively mild, so it’s a good crowd-pleaser. If you like it spicy, add extra chili powder or serve with hot sauce.Continue reading...
Many holiday meals center on a great big dramatic presentation of meat. That's great if you eat meat; but what if you are a Vegetarian or simply someone that just wants to eatContinue reading...
Perk up your popcorn with a bit of lemon pepper and Parmesan cheese.Continue reading...
Last week many of you made some fantastic home-made stock. Now what on earth should you do with it? Most calorie counters know how to answer that question. Let'sContinue reading...
This spicy vegetarian stir-fry is a great way to use green beans when they’re bountiful and inexpensive at the supermarket. You can also try it with other vegetables, such as broccoli or peppers, just make sure to cut them into small pieces so that they cook quickly. Coating the tofu in cornstarch before you cook it gives it a light crust.Continue reading...
After you finish enjoying a delicious holiday meal, what is the first thing you do? Sport fans will retire to the living room and cheer their favorite team. Active people will go for a walk around the block toContinue reading...
In a hurry? These satisfying quesadillas take just 15 minutes to make. We like them with black beans, but pinto beans work well too. If you like a little heat, be sure to use pepper Jack cheese in the filling. Serve with: A little sour cream and a mixed green salad.Continue reading...
Family tradition and holiday meals are inexorably linked. Meal memories are the point from which family traditions spring, linking generations through the shared history ofContinue reading...
This stuffed pizza is filled with crumbled tofu, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, cheese and fresh basil. It’s easy to make stuffed pizza at home. Just roll the crust thin, spread filling over half and fold closed. To use fresh spinach, cook 10 ounces until just wilted; finely chop and squeeze dry. Serve with: Marinara sauce for dipping and mixed green salad.Continue reading...
Is a sweet potato a yam? Grandma made a terrific yam dish every Thanksgiving and my friend Jill makes a beautiful holiday sweet potato dish. They sure do look and taste the same to me, so why is one dish called yam and the other sweet potato? Well, it turns out thatContinue reading...
Nobody will miss the meat in this colorful, zesty vegetarian taco salad. The rice and bean mixture can be made ahead and the salad quickly assembled at mealtime.Continue reading...
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