Posts made in August, 2009

Interesting Reads

Posted by on Aug 16, 2009 in Blog

I love reading cookbooks, something my daughter finds odd….”Mom, how can you sit and read a cookbook”? I don’t know, I find great joy in visualizing the recipes, image how they would taste, how easy is it to prepare, can I find the ingredients.Two books I found very good for vegetarian cooking are:“Everyday Cooking with Dr. Dean OrnishI think this is my bible for vegetarian cooking. Great recipes, easy to follow, heart healthy and most importantly….yummyAnother good book is...

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Trying To Stay Vegetarian While Dining Out!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2009 in Blog

Last night I was going to cook but we decided to go out to eat instead. You can usually eat vegetarian at most restaurants even if you just get a baked potato and salad.Last night I really felt like pasta (I just love pasta!), the menu had this veal dish (a huge no no), the side with it was angel hair pasta with zucchini, mushroom and spinach…perfect! So I asked for the side only, which cost me 1/2 of the price (another bonus). It was really good but unfortunately it was saturated with butter! I mean...

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Cincinnati Chili

Posted by on Aug 15, 2009 in Blog

The other day I went to the book store to research vegetarian cookbooks. I was surprised at how many Vegetarian Cookbooks there where out there, from Vegan (not there yet) to Vegetarian Crock pot meals, to low-fat Vegetarian Meals, then I saw it, the perfect book for me……”Vegetarian Beginner’s Guide” by Vegetarian Times….and to top it off, the bookstore I went to had a sale “all cookbooks where 30% off!!!” Ya-Hoo! It has some really wonderful recipes along with...

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Back on Track

Posted by on Aug 12, 2009 in Blog

I was in Amsterdam for 5 days! It was wonderful. I fell off the vegetarian wagon….I did fairly well, messed up one day when I had a traditional Dutch meal consisting of mashed potatoes with sauteed onions and carrots (very good and vegetarian) but I messed up with what came with it…veal sausage! Probably the worse thing I could eat. I ate it but I must admit, I didn’t love it. Then on the way home I was stuck in New York, they just delayed my flight which meant I would miss my connecting flight,...

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