Monthly Archives: March 2011

“LOST” Cupcakes. Happy Birthday To My Big Brother

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My brother and I were big fans of the television show Lost. We would watch the show together at his house every week and order pizza or I’d bring over burgers and fries. (A veggie burger for me, of course.) … Continue reading

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Tofu Vindaloo And Why It’s Good To Learn The Basics

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I can only remember a few instances of adventurous eating from my childhood. One instance – involving fried okra – ended very, very badly and was never repeated.  Another instance involved crabs. They just looked like big scary bugs to … Continue reading

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Go Ahead, Be Fancy! Greek “Chicken” with Spinach and Feta. Made with Quorn®

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Sometimes when I get home from work, I feel like a construction worker. I’ve never worked construction; I’m a massage therapist. But I bet that the after-work condition is pretty similar: somewhere along the lines of “totally exhausted” and “every … Continue reading

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Happy Spring! Lemony Springtime Cupcakes With Fondant Flowers

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My brother’s birthday is right around the corner and I’ve got a fantastic cupcake idea in mind for him. My plan involves fondant though, and I’ve never used fondant before. So I felt the need to do a test run … Continue reading

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Run, Baby, Run. Eat, Baby, Eat. Croque Madame With Vegetarian Canadian Bacon

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In January I ran my third half-marathon. I never thought I’d be able to say that! I didn’t wake up one day thinking, “I want to run a half-marathon.” I simply wanted to become more fit and I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Try It! You Might Like It! Spicy “Sausage” Pizza with Peppers and Onions

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I didn’t become a vegetarian to save the animals. In truth I spent a lot of years fairly uneducated about the subject and thinking, ”Aren’t they raised for us to eat? Aren’t they a renewable resource?” Of course I was … Continue reading

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Buried Carrots’ Buried Carrots

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In January I started some seeds in a greenhouse box on a windowsill. And yes, I planted some carrots. When the plants are big and strong and the weather is warmer I will transplant them to my row at the … Continue reading

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Black Bean and Edamame Sliders and Who Won the Great Slide-Off

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I can be fairly competitive. I have proven this time and time again by getting frustrated and behaving like a child when I lose at Wii Frisbee Golf or get trounced in a game of Scrabble. Not that I always … Continue reading

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