Category Archives: Recipes and food

Vegetarian recipes and food.

Pinto bean and quinoa salad: Nutritious meal all in one bowl!

I was going to have beans and quinoa and a salad for lunch one day, so I decided ‘why not combine everything in one bowl’? One less dish to clean! Shall I call this the ‘lazy man’s salad’? Maybe. You … Continue reading

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Healthy salad recipes you will love

You don’t need a million salad recipes to have an enjoyable salad experience every day. This is because I put just about everything under the sun in my salad, as long as it doesn’t come from

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What to eat for dinner: Lose all the weight you want

You have probably heard an alkaline diet is beneficial over the acidic. I have discovered that alkaline food is better for my health and well-being. From what I understand, from a scale 1 to 14, seven would be in the

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Low carb breakfast: Shed the pounds

Everyday, I start myself off eating a simple breakfast. Although, it is basically a low carb breakfast, the berries I eat are packed with superior nutrition. I begin with a

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Homemade salsa recipe that will knock your socks off

Nowadays, I only use salsa on my beans. I used to eat it with tortilla chips, but unfortunately they are too oily and salty. You could buy corn tortillas (like I used to) and bake them yourself. I don’t recommend … Continue reading

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What is tahini? A remarkable flavor to add to dips, hummus and salad dressings

What is tahini sauce or paste? It’s actually made out of sesame seeds and is very oily. It is very tasty, but be careful the sesame seed oil can possibly cause you

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What is quinoa and why it should replace rice (hint: arsenic)

What is quinoa? Pronounced [ˈkēnwä]. It’s an alternative to eating wheat products and other grains you might be sensitive to. When you hear the word ‘gluten’, they are actually referring to grains such as

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Healthy salad dressing recipes you will crave

In the past, It seems I’ve spent a small fortune on a million so-called ‘healthy salad dressing recipes’ at my grocery store that tasted terrible. These were all the no-fat or low-fat and low or no-sugar dressings you may have

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Healthy soup recipes you will love

I have always loved soup. But, I didn’t favor healthy soup recipes. Not salty enough. The saltier it was the better. Soup is salty enough, but I can’t believe I used to

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Hearty ‘mountain man’ vegetarian minestrone soup

Today, I had a craving for soup. I also wanted to write another recipe page for this site. I knew I didn’t have a minestrone soup recipe, so I decided to experiment. From memory, I remembered the ‘general’ ingredients from … Continue reading

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