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  • Vegetarian chili that will warm your soul on a cold day
    How to make healthy vegetarian chili that will warm your soul on a cold day
    Vegetarian chili is a great healthy recipe alternative when trying to plan a meatless meal as it is quick, easy and affordable. If you are tryingout avegetarian dish for the first time this one is a winner as it is tasty and only requires a few...
  • Meatless Lenten meal: Clam sauce over angel hair pasta
    Meatless Lenten meal: Clam sauce over angel hair pasta
    Yesterday's observation of Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent, the 40 days that lead up to the Catholic Church’s triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday, followed of course by Easter Sunday. Practicing Central New...
  • Chili for vegetable fans
    Chili for vegetable fans
    Chili is a favorite Mexican dish! With the weather now getting cooler and with winter not that far away, we start considering foods that are served hot....both in temperature and in the amount of spice! People who make homemade chili make it many...
  • Dining out and keeping it healthy: The Porch in Hayden
    Dining out and keeping it healthy: The Porch in Hayden
    The Porch is a delightful little restaurant located in Hayden, Idaho by the Avondale Golf Course. With a name like The Porch, you can be assured that there is quaint little porch to sit on and enjoy your meal. They also boast a wide array of micro...
  • 3 Tomato Pomodoro
    Try the quick and easy meatless Monday recipe recipe for 3 tomato pomodoro
    One of my favorite dishes to make and eat is one I call ‘three tomato pomodoro’ It is easy and delicious. I previously posted a recipe for the full version of this dish. This version included using the season’s freshest tomatoes...
  • Main dish from the corn field
    Main dish from the corn field
    Those who plant garden and farm during these summer months often grow fresh corn. It's a vegetable many associate with the summer. Boiled, roasted or grilled, corn has many fans everywhere and there's not many people who dislike it....
  • It's the sixth meatless Friday in Lent and Broccoli Quiche is on the menu
    It's the sixth meatless Friday in Lent and Broccoli Quiche is on the menu
    Today marks the sixth Friday of Lent and observing Catholics will once again be abstaining from meat at all meals.The repertoire of meatless Friday meals this Lent has included vegetable lasagna, black bean soup, whole wheat pizza, salmon, and...
  • It's the third meatless Friday in Lent and spice-rubbed salmon is on the menu
    It's the third meatless Friday in Lent and spice-rubbed salmon is on the menu
    The challenge of creating nutritious, meatless meals on Friday is not as difficult as it was back in the days before Vatican II when the Catholic Church required abstinence from meat every Friday throughout the liturgical year.These days,...
  • Amazon Bean Soup
    Amazon bean soup is perfect for meatless Monday or any day
    While the rest of the country is suffering from a polar blast, we in Phoenix are chilling with weather in the 60’s and 70’s. To everyone else, that’s warm, but to us, it is soup weather.This recipe from Dole hits the spot with...
  • fruits and veggies
    Meatless Monday- October 17 2013 tips
    Meatless Not Just MondayFountain of Youth and Enzymes To stay healthy is the fountain of youth. Eating more raw fruits and vegetables gives you an increased intake ofnutrients and vitamins. You can have a younger looking skin with this increase....
  • Chili for vegetable lovers
    Chili for the vegetable lovers
    Chili is a favorite Mexican dish! With the weather now getting slightly cooler and with winter not that far away, we start considering foods that are served hot....both in temperature and in the amount of spice! People who make homemade chili make...
  • Custard that's not for dessert
    Custard that's not for dessert
    Egg custard is a favorite dessert with many Americans. Some prefer it baked as a pie and some enjoy it baked without any crust at all. It's an easy, inexpensive sweet that's about as "down to earth" as it can be. It also could be...
  • Navy Beans
    Meatless Monday
    Maximum LivenMeatless MondayNavy Bean SoupIngredients8 Ounce bag of dry navy beans1 whole onion chopped1 16 oz. Chicken broth1 can of cream of chicken soup or mushroom soupDirections1. Place beans after washing in a slow cooker.2. Fill pot about...
  • Wild turkey
    The thankful turkey's Thanksgiving entree
    Long before settlers came to the East Coast of the United States, the area was inhabited by Native American tribes. The area surrounding the site of the first Thanksgiving, now known as southeastern Massachusetts and eastern Rhode Island had been...
  • Pasta for an Italian vegetarian
    Pasta for an Italian vegetarian
    When it comes down to foreign food, Italian food is enormously popular. It's always tantalizing to the senses to get a whiff of garlic, onion and Italian seasonings, whether we go to a restaurant or prepare it at home. I've always thought...