Showing posts tagged as 'vegetarian'

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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Happy Thanksgiving

Tags: Main-course, Vegetarian

November 27, 2013 08:23

happy thanksgivingVintageHolidayCrafts.comEvery good cook as a few signature dishes, and Corn Casserole was one of my mom's best. I loved it as a kid, and now as an adult, I often take to potluck dinners. It's an easy recipe to put together, and the results are always good. It's a fine complement to all the foods of Thanksgiving, so I offer it to you a day ahead, just in case you needed to go to the store to...

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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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Quick Rice Pudding

Tags: Dessert, Diabetes, Soups-and-stews, Type-ii-diabetes, Vegan, Vegetarian

October 13, 2012 07:08

While at theKickstart Intensive Conference I attended last weekend, I tried this delicious rice pudding.I'm generally not drawn to desserts, but everyone was raving about it, so I decided to try it. Let me just say there wasn't any left when I was done. The chef who prepared it mentioned that making this dessert is a great way to use up leftover rice. Hope you'll give it a try :)

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A Diabetic Plan That Works

Tags: Diabetes, Nutrition, Type-ii-diabetes, Vegan, Vegetarian

October 09, 2012 04:46

At the Kickstart Intensive conference I attended over the weekend, one of the first things that was requested of all attendees is that they get some biometric measurements.Biometrics provides a numerical snapshot of a person's health, and I joined the line to get my blood pressure, glucose level, weight and cholesterol checked. Before they even started, I knew that my numbers had been creeping...

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Upcoming Retreats

Upcoming Events at Bon Secours Retreat and Conference Center, Marriottsville, Maryland.

Jan. 19-21: Making All Things New
This Retreat will focus on providing you with tools to improve your health, deepen your faith, and enjoy life to the fullest

March 17, 9am-1pm: Prayer Walking
This morning will introduce participants to Prayer Walking, which aims to strengthen our bodies and our relationship with God. Please where comfortable shoes and clothing.

May 11-13: Ignatian Spirituality
This Retreat will focus on key practices of Ignatian Spirituality, including St. Ignatius' deep devotion to Mary, the Mother of Jesus.

Sept. 22, 9am-1pm: Ignatian Rules for Eating
Long before our present crisis of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity, St. Ignatius included some Rules for Eating in his Spiritual Exercises. Join us to learn what they are and how they might benefit you or someone you love.

Nov. 16-18: Making All Things New
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