Mascarpone Spinach Pasta

I'm guessing quite a few people starting thinking about comfort food when April 15 comes every year, and for everyone who can use a little culinary diversion on Tax Day Eve, I'm recommending this delicious-sounding and comforting Mascarpone Spinach Pasta from Macheesmo for this week's Meatless Monday pick. ...more

Meatless Monday: One-Pot Wonder Tomato Basil Pasta

This recipe for One-Pot Wonder Tomato Basil Pasta from my friend Donna at Apron Strings has been shared and pinned over and over since Donna posted it, so I probably should apologize for being so slow to feature it here. But now that you know about it, don't miss the chance to make this couldn't-be-easier meatless pasta dish for a Meatless Monday dinner. ...more
natalied6579 So glad you enjoyed it, and I always love hearing how people adapt the recipes.more

The Chicken and the Egg: Does Vegetarianism Cause Anxiety or Do Anxious People Become Vegetarians?

Another day, another study, this time finding that while all other studies have found the contrary, the Medical University of Graz in Austria found that vegetarians had more health problems than meat eaters.  According to CBS's coverage, "Vegetarians were twice as likely to have allergies, a 50 percent increase in heart attacks and a 50 percent increase in incidences of cancer." ...more
I was an anxious vegetarian and then an anxious vegan for years, but it was my anxiety that ...more

Buckwheat and Potato Fritters

Gluten free buckwheat,potato and pumpkin fritters-ve...more

Starfruit, macadamia and gorgonzola salad

I’ve been meaning to post a salad recipe for the past week– with the recent heatwave, a fresh, crisp salad is the perfect afternoon snack or even entrée. I don’t know about you, but when it gets really hot out, I lose my appetite almost entirely. If anything, I just want to chow down on fresh fruit and drink smoothies....more

Try It Tuesday...

Try It Tuesday...  Berry Bliss Smoothie...more

A to Z Challenge: On Lent

#1639 - On Lent For Catholics, and a lot of other Christians, this is the time of year known as Lent.  It's a period of prayer and reflection in the 40 days prior to Easter....more

Mascarpone Spinach Pasta

I'm guessing quite a few people starting thinking about comfort food when April 15 comes every year, and for everyone who can use a little culinary diversion on Tax Day Eve, I'm recommending this delicious-sounding and comforting Mascarpone Spinach Pasta from Macheesmo for this week's Meatless Monday pick. ...more

Nutrition Intuition Cont'

 1/2 teaspoon of each added to a medium sized jar of your favorite seasoning salt; tastes good on everything!Turmeric-good for fevers, infections, arthritis, reduces fat, purifies the blood, aids in digestion, rids the body of intestinal parasites, circulation, skin disorders, diabetes ,immune deficiencies. Parsley-diuretic, helps with cellulite, cystitis, tonic for the reproductive system, shrinks small blood vessels and hemorrhoids, bruising and stomach cramps ...more

Summer Rolls, Spring Rolls & See through burritos

Summer rolls vs spring rolls - TYPICALLY Summer rolls are fresh & spring rolls are fried.HOWEVER, just google spring roll, you will find hundreds of these "unfried spring rolls" called Vietnamese spring rolls aka summer rolls.My youngest son calls these - "see through burritos".My oldest son refers to them as something way to XXX-rated for this blog......more

Sweet Plantains with Cinnamon Sugar

Growing up in Trinidad and Tobago there were always a lot of plantains, we ate them mostly boiled and fried, I remember spending time at my Aunt’s house in Freeport Trinidad, and waking up early in the morning to the smell of sweet plantains being fried and served with coconut bake and salt fish....more