Showing posts tagged as 'soup-on-saturday'

An Alternative Lasagna

Tags: Fitness, Italy, Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

February 22, 2014 09:36

garden lasagnaToday's guest post comes from one of my good friends. She's a pharmacist, and also a very healthy eater. She saw the lasagna recipe I posted last week and wanted us all to consider a healthier version. Thanks to her, we now have a terrific and tasty option. :) Her sharing continues now...


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Vegetarian Lasagna

Tags: Italy, Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

February 15, 2014 14:44

tuscansunriseI know, a rather odd picture to post on vegetarian lasagna.The thing is, this recipe from Saveur magazine, feeds 6-8, and I don't have any company coming over. Long story short, I'm not making it just for myself, since I know I'd probably end up eating all myself. It's just that good :)


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Lentil Marinara Sauce

Tags: Italy, Main-course, Nutrition, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Type-ii-diabetes, Vegan, Vegetarian

January 18, 2014 11:59

lentil marinaraYou're in for a treat. This dish will be the main course for the first night of my upcoming retreat.I've made it twice now, and I will say that I think it tastes much better the second day. Delicious either way, and I'm sure, if you try it, you'll be making it time and time again.


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Ribollita Soup

Tags: Italy, Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Travel, Vegetarian

September 28, 2013 20:54

ribollitaI was in the public library the other day, and as I walked past a display of fall cookbooks, one caught my eye.Entitled An Everlasting Meal, it was the subtitle which led me to pick it up:Cooking with Economy and Grace. Wow, if I could just master that. :)


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Savory Cabbage Soup

Tags: Main-course, Nutrition, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegan, Vegetarian

January 15, 2013 09:04

cabbageHonesty is important in blogging, don't you think? So, I want to admit that when I first saw this recipe in a magazine, I wasn't too excited to try it.I was on a layover at the Phoenix airport, and browsing a magazine rack, I picked up the latest edition of Phoenix Home and Garden. With plenty of time to burn, I flipped through the pages and found an article entitledCabbage Is King.


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Red Pepper Tart

Tags: Italy, Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegetarian

January 05, 2013 18:27

red pepper tartA few days after Christmas, some of my family came together again for a simple dinner.My mom had asked Deirdre, my brother's wife, to make this tart, which she found inThe Tuscan Sun Cookbook by Frances Mayes. Dierdre did a superb job, and the tart tasted as good as it looks :) I hope you'll enjoy it as much as we did. Grazie mille, Deirdre!


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Lentil Chili

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegan, Vegetarian

November 24, 2012 06:46

Now that the big Thanksgiving feast and the leftovers have come and gone, it's time to get back to some simple food.The temperatures in my area continue to drop, and it's time to begin try out some new hot soup and chili recipes. This chili hails from Whole Foods. With only eight ingredients, it's quick and easy. Did I mention hot and tasty?


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Vegetarian Gumbo

Tags: Diabetes, Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Type-ii-diabetes

November 11, 2012 21:29

A few weeks ago, a couple of my brothers and I attended a conference in San Diego on diabetes.Overall, we learned a great deal, and I loved one of they key thoughts for the day: "What are the complications of controlled diabetes? Absolutely nothing." Certainly an important thing to remember if you're dealing with this disease. Now, on to the gumbo recipe, which was given to us by Bobby Deen,...


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Low Fat Creamy Carrot Soup

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Type-ii-diabetes, Vegan, Vegetarian

October 06, 2012 20:06

I just got back from a weekend conference called Kickstart Intensive. Put on by Dr. Neal Barnard, the goal was to help the 125 people from all over the world "Lose Weight. Get Healthy. Test Drive A Vegan Diet."I was really happy that I attended the event, and I brought back tons of helpful information that I hope to pass on to you over the next few weeks. For now, I trust you'll be satisfied...


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Curried Carrot Soup With Roasted Pistachios

Tags: Main-course, Soup-on-saturday, Soups-and-stews, Vegan, Vegetarian

September 08, 2012 21:22

While on vacation in California this summer, I picked up a couple of bags of pistachios, one of my favorite nuts.Frankly, I was surprised they've lasted this long, but when I saw this soup on the cover of the latest edition of Vegetarian Times, I knew they wouldn't last for long.This is a super easy and tasty recipe, perfect for the cool fall days ahead. Labeled "guilt free comfort food," you...


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