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Everything In Moderation…

Everything In Moderation…

Once again, here I am back on my soapbox! Balance, Baby Balance!!! I do feel strongly about a balanced diet. everything in moderation is fine for us, without going overboard on carbs, sugar, fats or any one food group. In an article in the New York Times titled “12 Tips For A Longer Life” Dan … Continue reading

Gazpachos Galore!!!

If there has been any one article I have throughly enjoyed testing and writing it was this one for the Washington Post dated July 11 2014 titled 3 Gazpachos, 1 Cool Summer Option. More importantly I am completely excited about the food stylists and the fabulous photos that they came up with. An ice bowl with … Continue reading

Barbecue Like A Vegetarian, Will Ya?!

Barbecue Like A Vegetarian, Will Ya?!

Barbecues Are For Everyone! Photo Credit: freedesignlife.com Even 10 years ago, I would feel embarrassed to go to a barbecue and say that I am a vegetarian. I used to cringe to say this to the host. Not only would I feel uncomfortable, so would the hosts, because they did not know what to serve me, besides … Continue reading

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

Feast On A Tomo-cado Sandwich!

This is what a grown up grilled cheese should look and taste like, one with some oomph and spice… Tell me this does not have character and taste, really, try this and tell me that it is bland and boring… And what’s better is that it is extremely healthy, filling and truly easy to whip … Continue reading

And I Tricked Them Again! Ha…

And I Tricked Them Again! Ha…

The lettuce problem plagues our house. And we shall overcome… I had done this once, some time ago, made Arugula pesto once and a watercress pesto another time. This time I decided to give it a try with Romaine lettuce. Besides, it was a sort of a double whammy, because my kids are not especially fond … Continue reading

The Flexi-vegan

The Flexi-vegan

So for my vegan friends, when you find a  great vegetarian recipe like some of those listed on this blog (wink wink) where would you go to find some quick and easy to find vegan substitutes. Many of them are probably even sitting on your pantry shelf. It’s easier than you think to find vegan … Continue reading

Germ-buster Gazpacho!

Germ-buster Gazpacho!

I have this icky feeling in my throat. Spring is supposedly here, yet it feels like the peak of winter! I have to fight my dipping mood and my dull feeling. What better than this amazingly delicious, healthy, Germ-buster Gazpacho…. I personally like it the way it is shown in the picture. If you want … Continue reading