Menopause and weight loss

My stash of meals has gotten a bit full this week, so I am not cooking to try to pare them down. I figured it would be a good time to talk about menopause and weight loss. I believe there are a lot of women out there who think once you start the process towards [...]

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A lower sodium corned beef and vegetables

I asked my coworker if there was any recipe she would like me to transform. The first thing she said was corned beef. At first I bawked at the idea. Corned beef is a cured meat. There was no way to make that low sodium. Then I actually took a look around. I ran into [...]

Texas Spicy Black Bean and Lentil Chowder

I decided to switch it up and do a soup. Not just any boring soup. Soup can sometimes be boring. I think even chili can be boring. However, when I ran across this recipe for Texas Black Bean Chowder from Better Homes and Gardens, this was a nice shake up of the boring soup game. [...]

Cauliflower Carbonara

I decided to go back and try another pasta dish.  I was intrigued by a recipe from Epicurious for Cauliflower Carbonara.  Carbonara is that pasta sauce made by emulsifying eggs and bacon fat along with a healthy dose of cheese.  All things good.  However, a little unhealthy, and I'm not talking about the eggs.  It's [...]