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  • Vegetable curry pot pie
    Terry Walter's vegetable curry pot pie
    As I wrap up my interview with Terry Walters and featured recipes from her Eat Clean Live Well book,What’s the story behind your latest cookbook, Eat Clean Live Well?It was fun to write about my life and not just the recipes. To take it...
  • Healing Cuisines: The Culinary School That is Changing The World
    Healing Cuisines: The Culinary School That is Changing The World
    There is no doubt about it we have to change the food system in America and health expert Rich Goldstein, owner of Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts is trying to do just that one student at a time.After learning the power behind food,...
  • Veggie Enchilada
    Veggie Enchiladas
    With all the news of Chipotle giving away free burritos in exchange for trying their new sofritos, this Examiner has been seriously craving Mexican food. However, to keep it cheap and keep it healthy, why not make some delicious enchiladas in your...
  • Guacamole nogada
    Side Dish Sunday: Guacamole Nogada
    Executive Chef Luisteen Gonzalez of Puesto is a native of Mexico City whose passion for food comes from his grandmother, who taught him to cook when he was just ten years old, and his father, a fisherman of over 25 years. At 14, Chef Luisteen...
  • Haven't bought a slow cooker yet?
    Haven't bought a slow cooker yet?
    The term "slow cooker" refers to an entire type of cookware, in which food is exposed to hours of low-heat cooking in order to avoid toughening of meat or to allow time for other things. Cooking on the stove top or in the oven will...
  • Sindhi Chana Chaat
    Sindhi Chana Chaat
    This is a spicy take on chickpea salad. It has the wholesomeness of a healthy, filling sald with an added zing.IngredientsDry chick peas: 2 cups soaked overnight1 tsp turmeric1 tsp salt and more to sprinkleCucumber : 1 cup finely dicedRed onions:...
  • Chinese cabbage soup
    Terry Walter's Chinese cabbage soup
    Don't be afraid to experiment with food. Try something different. You won't know if you don't like it unless you try it. For a long time (over 40 years), I turned my nose up at Brussels sprouts. I had envisionedthat they were hard and...
  • Sweet and savory tempeh tacos
    Sweet and savory tempeh tacos
    Our version of Meatless Monday is for vegetarian foodies with discriminating palates and features recipes that elevate the “dining at home” experience. A weekly feast for your eyes, Mondays won’t be the same once you get a hold...
  • Try Chipotle's "Sofritas" and Get a Free Entrée
    Try Chipotle's "Sofritas" and Get a Free Entrée
    Customers who order Sofritas on January 26 can redeem their receipt for a free entrée item upon a return visit.Whether or not your New Year’s Resolution is to eat less meat, Chipotle Mexican Grill is giving its customers a special...
  • Baked spaghetti squash
    Baked spaghetti squash: A healthy, savory and sweet vegetable
    Spaghetti squash has become a very popular choice vegetable lately. When the flesh of the squash is pulled its strands resemble spaghetti. This particular squash is relatively bland compared to other squash types, which makes it versatile in many...
  • Veganism in relation to personal wellness
    Veganism in relation to personal wellness
    Plant-based diets have been clinically proven to improve overall health and wellness in countless ways. From preventing serious health problems to curing minor ones, you can not go wrong with a vegan diet. Plant-based diets not only improve your...
  • Veggie tacos
    Healthy living: Self Magazine's veggie tacos recipe
    I am posting the original recipe, however, we grilled the veggie bean filling in a cast iron skillet on the grill. This step adds such flavor!We also added ground habanero powder to the filling to kick up the heat. We love spicy!Vegetable-Bean...
  • Thai peanut quinoa salad
    Healthy meatless recipe: Thai peanut quinoa salad
    This quinoa salad is colorful, flavorful and healthy. Three great qualities when you're looking for a meal that's good for you, that you'll also look forward to eating. Ingredients like peanut butter, peanuts, sesame oil and soy sauce...
  • Acorn squash cups with ginger apple stuffing
    Terry Walter's acorn squash cups with ginger apple stuffing
    This week on Part 2 of my interview with Eat Clean Live Well author, Terry Walters, Terry reminds us that not everyone has access to healthy, locally grown food. Food deserts are a real issue in the United States. Faced with having to travel by...
  • Mushroom Ginger Congee
    Amazing mushroom ginger congee
    Our version of Meatless Monday is for vegetarian foodies with discriminating palates and features recipes that elevate the “dining at home” experience. A weekly feast for your eyes, Mondays won’t be the same once you get a hold...