Thanksgiving 2018

Thanksgiving is next Thursday and I figured it would be good to share with you what I plan to make.  I've been the person that cooks for the past few years and I try to mix healthy with a little naughty for the menu.  If you are in the process of losing weight you may [...]

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Give a Second Chance to Cottage Cheese

Have you eaten cottage cheese lately?  Most of you probably haven't.  It's outdated.  Your mother and grandmother's diet food.  You probably saw them eat it a long time ago and associated it with boring health food.  I'm here to tell you to give it a second chance.  Why?  Because it is actually inexpensive, great protein, [...]

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili

I'm always looking for funky chili recipes.  Don't get me wrong, I like a good standard chili.  But chili can be downright interesting.  I've made it with peanut butter and cinnamon.  Squash is another ingredient I like to use in chili.  It provides a sweetness that tastes amazing.  When I found this recipe from Cookie [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]