Bacalao with Vianda and Rice {Recipe}

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When Myra and I posted tandem tutorials – how to make disposable bowl with banana leaves and my recycled picnic blanket – I saw her eating lunch in her banana leaf bowl and it looked delicious. And I thought it would be great to explore yummy ethnic dishes, especially if you can buy the ingredients [...]

Backyard Party Eating

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s pretty much officially backyard party, outdoor eating season. In celebration of that here are a few seasonal recipes for you to enjoy on these glorious summer nights. All are vegetarian, and use typical early summer ingredients that you can hopefully find at your local farmer’s market. [...]

Vegetarian friendly recipes for Easter and Passover

Whether you”re vegan, carnivore or something in between, the key to eating healthily for the planet and the body is diversity. Finding meat alternatives and ways to use seasonal and local fare are key. Here”s a roundup of some alternative dishes for the traditional Easter and Passover celebration that are bound to please just about [...]

DIY: Wonderful, Healthful Yogurt (and a Couple of Recipes)

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I LOVE yogurt! It was introduced to me when I was an adolescent and I admit that I had a hard time getting used to it – why would I get my calcium and healthy vitamins from a tart tasting dairy product when I could drink chocolate milk? I guess you can say that yogurt [...]

Chocolate Equals Love!

We love chocolate! We love to get it, we love to give it! And remember, Valentine’s Day is one week from today.  During these somewhat gloomy winter days, what could be better than an easy and  delicious chocolate dessert to share with your loved ones?  Before we get to the recipe, I wanted to cover [...]