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Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert

I'm Ashlee, a former-vegetarian, organic-lover, and fair-trade promoter! I love to study different ethnicities to learn about new and flavorful ingredients and cooking methods. I often cook vegetarian meals, and srtive to make them as satisfying as some meaty dishes. I love promoting some of my... Full Bio
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Vegetarian Buffalo "Chicken" and Spiced Brown Sugar Waffles by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well I can't believe it's been 4 months since I blogged last! Where has the time gone? Due to a new job, no daylight for photographing food, writing two novels, editin ... Read on »
Black and White Cookies by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For a few years I've been wanting to make black and white cookies but they seemed intimidating. They're the kind of thing that if you screw it up, people will notice ... Read on »
Fruitcake Cookies by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Starting in late October, I create a document where I copy and paste Christmas cookie ideas for the year. I generally try to make about 6-8 of the old favorites and ... Read on »
Pasta with Mushrooms and Artichokes by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The night before Thanksgiving I knew I had to make a pasta dish for carbo loading purposes. While we weren't with the whole family at the Cincinnati Thanksgiving 10k, ... Read on »
White Cheddar Beer Mac and Cheese by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking (Thanksgiving plate, mac and cheese is at twelve o'clock) I used somewhat local Tillamook White Cheddar, which is delicious. We chose the Fat Tire Amber Ale because ... Read on »
Whiskey Apple Soda by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 'Twas the week of Thanksgiving and I'm not with my family...so I'm drinking to dull the pain. Just kidding! I was browsing the Williams-Sonoma website for Thanksgiving ... Read on »
Rosti Casserole with Baked Eggs by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I looked in the Thanksgiving grocery store circular there was an ad on the front page - 10lb. bags of Idaho Potatoes for $.99! It took everything in me to not buy ... Read on »
Pimento Cheese Layered Cornbread by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After recently making the Mexican Layered Cornbread I've been playing around with the method to make a few varieties. One of my favorite easy weeknight dinners is bl ... Read on »
Quinoa Portabello Burgers by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last weekend, my family took a weekend trip out to Oregon. We've constructed a Top 10 Out-West Bucket List, and were able to check two off that list. We had only plann ... Read on »
Manchego-Almond Brussels Sprouts by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Get your tiny violin ready, because I'm about to get a pity party started. For the past 27 years, I've spent my absolute favorite holiday with my family, Thanksgiving! ... Read on »
Hominy and White Bean Chili by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 'Tis the season for chicken and white bean chili recipes to float around, am I right? I was searching for a vegetarian version of the popular dish, and found this reci ... Read on »
Pumpkin Soup with Brown Butter by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I feel like I'm constantly on the hunt for Pumpkin soup that is flavorful and not full of cream. This soup was full of flavor, an assortment of vegetables, herbs, and ... Read on »
Moroccan-Spiced Vegetarian Chili by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This recipe caught my eye as I perused the Williams-Sonoma recipe bank last week. It had all of the things I was looking for, spicy, warm, comforting, squash-filled an ... Read on »
Gruyere and Olive Tapenade Grilled Cheese by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've never been a huge grilled cheese fan, I find it to be too plain. I love sandwiches with a variety of flavors to balance each other out. A few years ago, it seemed ... Read on »