Category Archives: Squash/Root Vegetables

Spagetti Squash Au Gratin

I love pinterest.  A lot.  But so many of the recipes I can’t have any more.  The doctors put me on a low (read: almost no) carbs diet.  So when I find a low/no carb recipe that looks good I … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Roasted Beet Salad with Feta

Yesterday we had a very special guest over for dinner–my sister’s boyfriend.  It was the first time we got to meet him so it was very exciting.  Paige wanted me to work my culinary magic to impress him, and I … Continue reading

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Stovetop Honey Rosemary Carrots

I love to make  honey rosemary carrots when I want something sweet but that I can still call healthy.  I wasn’t familiar with this concept as a child that I remember, but I fell in love with them at the … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandmother’s Pot Roast–Gourmet and Abridged Versions

It’s been a while since I have been on here.  I went through this strange phase where I did not want to cook or go to the grocery store.  I don’t know why, but for some reason it didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Drunken Pig Stew

I don’t know about where you are, but it is miserably cold here today.  I think that it’s most of the country, and I don’t remember it being so cold since I moved to Colorado.  It’s -12 right now, and … Continue reading

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Coconut Squash Soup

In the spirit of continued seasonal eating, I present to you the delicious and creamy Coconut Squash Soup.  This recipe (even though I tweaked it) is courtesy of Amanda Lunn, a friend who also supports organic, natural, and delicious eating.  This soup, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Fries

These things are DELICIOUS!  I got the recipe in one of the hand outs when I first started weight watchers years ago.  It has remained one of my very favorites for years.  It is super simple, very healthy, and a … Continue reading

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