Healthy vegetarian recipes for weight loss that taste great

I love my own recipes. Usually, the chef doesn’t like eating his own recipes. I am sharing with you what I like to eat and what made me healthier and lose about fifty pounds. It’s basically low Continue reading “Healthy vegetarian recipes for weight loss that taste great”

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Baked potato butter lettuce salad: Potato lover’s unite!

If you happen to like my red cabbage, cucumber, quinoa and onion salad with balsamic dressing, you just might also like my baked potato butter lettuce salad. This is not your ‘normal’ potato salad with eggs and mayo! Of course, like the ‘genuine’ potato salad, it will ‘stick to your ribs’ more than a regular skimpy wimpy salad because all of the above have Continue reading “Baked potato butter lettuce salad: Potato lover’s unite!”

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 eating processed grains because these can cause Continue reading “Homemade salsa recipe that will knock your socks off”

What is tahini? A remarkable flavor added 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 Continue reading “What is tahini? A remarkable flavor added to dips, hummus and salad dressings”

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 a can of minestrone soup I ‘once’ had in my cupboard.

Let me tell you, canned soup doesn’t compare to this at all! Once you taste my hearty vegetarian minestrone soup, I assure you that you will never go back to canned! Continue reading “Hearty ‘mountain man’ vegetarian minestrone soup”

Beyond diet reviews: The real reasons losing weight saves lives

The right answer or solution to weight loss, better health and longevity goes way beyond diet reviews. I don’t have the scientific or technical knowledge or credentials, and don’t claim to. But, at the same time I don’t really have to.

I am writing about what’s been working for me for the last few years. I have a mind and I can read and write. That’s all I need to be able to discover what actually works in a real down to earth sense.

And, I am sharing it with you as a public service. Free. You don’t have to join Continue reading “Beyond diet reviews: The real reasons losing weight saves lives”

Plain old ‘off the grid’ pinto beans recipe

Did I mention I like beans? I just had to write an additional article about an alternative way I make beans. If you love beans, you will certainly love my easy pinto beans recipe! Continue reading “Plain old ‘off the grid’ pinto beans recipe”

How to Cook Pinto Beans

I cook my pinto beans in a large crock pot overnight with two to three cloves of garlic and one medium onion. It’s nice to be able to let the food cook itself. I think this recipe is better than cooking it in a Continue reading “How to Cook Pinto Beans”