Cacio e Pepe (An Authentic Roman Excuse To Eat Pasta & Cheese)

Photo credit: Nancy Anne HarbordI loves me some pasta and cheese. I try to avoid eating it most of the time as there is nothing healthy about eating a vast quantity of pasta (it must be vast), laden with lovely oozy cheese, butter and several grinds of black pepper.Mmmmm oozy cheese… But I digress....more

How to Pick Perfect Rhubarb

Rhubarb has always reminded me of blushing celery... even though the two aren't related....more

Turn Leftover Easter Eggs Into a Delicious Egg Salad Pita Sandwich

Planning a Meatless Monday dish to make on the Monday after Easter is a no-brainer for some people, because there are all those Easter hard-boiled eggs that need to get turned into something resembling a meal. I'm a huge fan of hard-boiled eggs any time of year, and this Egg Salad in Pita with Green Olives, Green Onions, and Dijon is one of my favorite ways to use them. If you've never considered adding green olives to egg salad, I highly recommend it! ...more

Light Curry Egg Salad with Greek Yogurt

When Meatless Monday comes right after a holiday where many people have an abundance of hard-boiled eggs, doesn't it make sense to feature some kind of Meatless recipe idea using hard-boiled eggs? I thought so, and when I spotted this Light Curry Egg Salad with Greek Yogurt on Cookin' Canuck, it sounded perfect for the day after Easter. Dara lightens up the egg salad with Greek yogurt instead of mayo, spices it up with curry powder and serves it on whole-grain crackers for a healthy meatless lunch or light dinner idea. ...more

Cinnamon Grain-Free Granola

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Why reluctant, for goodness sake?

My husband and I have been vegetarians for many years, way back when the revolutionary cookbook, Diet for a Small Planet,  first came into being. So it’s been a long time. We were both raised on the typical American Baby Boomer diet of canned everything, processed-to-nutritional-death quick foods, meat at all meals and Jello. The beginnings were interesting, to say the least, but after all the years we definitely have it down and raised our three kids that way. We didn’t eat animal flesh but included dairy and eggs....more

Eating To Fight Disease

I've been dancing around with becoming a vegetarian for years now.  I've known that there are many positive benefits to eating a primarily plant, nut and fruit diet, including anti-cancer benefits, for a while.  I just couldn't find a system that was easy and healthy that I liked....more