Colonoscopy

The first time I remember hearing about a colonoscopy was when Katie Couric’s husband died from colon cancer.  Katie was so passionate about getting everyone tested she, herself, televised a portion of her procedure (or something like that. That was several thousand lost brain cells ago). When you’re young (or even young’ish) you think 50Continue reading “Colonoscopy”

Bow Tie Pasta with Basil and Tomatoes – A Vegetarian Meal

Bow Tie Pasta with Basil and Tomatoes (Adapted from: The New Mayo Clinic Cookbook; Farfalle with Fresh Tomato Sauce) This recipe has become an easy favorite in our family as there is minimal prep and lots of flavor. You can add mozzarella pearls to increase the protein/fat content if you want, but really, it’s aContinue reading “Bow Tie Pasta with Basil and Tomatoes – A Vegetarian Meal”

Coconut Oil

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Red Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa, Barley and Spinach

Here’s one of my newest favorite vegetarian recipes.  This dish has 19 grams of protein and 9 grams of fiber. Best of all there is minimal prep work. This recipe is  EASY, quick to prepare and it’s really tasty. Red Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa, Barley and Spinach; a Vegetarian Recipe Adapted from: Better Homes andContinue reading “Red Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa, Barley and Spinach”

Avocado Soup – A Vegetarian Recipe

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

(adapted from: EatingWell.com) This is a hands down winner. It has a little kick (it’s pretty gentle), so add more chili powder if you like a big kick. I make guacamole to accompany this, otherwise it stands on its own. Ingredients 2 tablespoons organic coconut oil, an oil of your choice OR use about 1/4Continue reading “Vegetarian Taco Salad”

Vegetarian Broccoli Cheese Soup

I have a teensy tiny confession to make. I, um, miscalculated the amount of cheese needed for this recipe and ended up doubling what the recipe calls for. It was really oooey-gooey cheesy good though. Maybe I should ‘miscalculate’ more often. 😉 I’ve adapted this recipe to substitute a modicum of coconut oil for theContinue reading “Vegetarian Broccoli Cheese Soup”

Fettuccine Alfredo with Zucchini – A Vegetarian Receipe

This recipe is adapted from Shine.yahoo.com and it’s a healthy, good alternative to the ‘old’ butter and cream original.  I like this better. It’s rich, flavorful and downright YUMMY! This recipe feeds 4. Well, unless you’re my husband and I and then it feeds two. 😉 FETTUCCINE ALFREDO with Zucchini 1 1/2 c vegetable brothContinue reading “Fettuccine Alfredo with Zucchini – A Vegetarian Receipe”

3’s Meat(less) Balls – A Vegetarian Recipe

As promised in my ‘Vegetarian’ blog, here’s one of our FAVORITE vegetarian recipes. You’d be hard pressed to tell there isn’t meat in these filling little beauties. Not even kidding.  These cooked balls freeze well and make a quick, easy meal. So go ahead and make a double batch while you’re at it.  There may notContinue reading “3’s Meat(less) Balls – A Vegetarian Recipe”