Health knowledge made personal

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
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Apple Passion Mango Champagne Punch by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was finally able to do the dessert bar I've been wanting to do for a shower, and it was a big hit! I'll be posting some of the recipes in the future, but most ar ... Read on »
Bulgur and Kale Casserole with Yogurt Topping by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's so hard to believe that next Thursday will be the last day of my CSA share. It's funny because I mentioned it to my mom, and it reminded her that theirs (in Ohio) ... Read on »
Apple Cinnamon Bundt Cake by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This cake was a last minute, what do I have in my pantry to make something type situation. I made it a month earlier for a friend, and when all I could find at ... Read on »
Coconut Quinoa and Kale Salad with Tropical Pesto by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Back in this blog's heyday (if there ever was such a thing?) I'd average 5-6 comments on each post. These days, I can always count on Joanne, and then maybe 1 other pe ... Read on »
Jerk Tempeh Pitas by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of my favorite casual restaurants to dine in is Mellow Mushroom. The pizzas are great, but the sandwiches and salads are just as good, if not better. And the c ... Read on »
Chocolate Truffle Layer Cake/Blue Shower for Baby Benjamin! by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking  For the table decor, I found some silver and blue Christmas bulb ornaments on clearance at Target, and just filled a hurricane vase with them and ... Read on »
Basil Summer Rolls by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking  One of my favorite quick service restaurants is Mama Fu's, we just call it the Fu, and whenever we're thinking about where to go for lunch, the Fu is always mentioned ... Read on »
Smoky Lentil-Tomato Soup by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There are very few 'soup' days living here in Florida. Something about 80* and sweat doesn't make me want to dip into a warm bowl of beans and vegetables, so I have ... Read on »
Crisp and Crunchy Brussels Sprout Salad by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After the recent roasted fall salad I made was a hit with both my husband and daughter, I decided to make another variation this past week. Again, I began with roasted ... Read on »
Bean and Kale Ragout over Parmesan Polenta by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So you may have noticed the recipes here since Christmas have been pretty "healthy" and vegetable-heavy. It's partly because of the CSA, and mostly because I've really ... Read on »
Carrot Soup with Tahini and Crisped Chickpeas by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking slightly adapted from Smitten Kitchen  Soup2 tbsp. olive oil 2 lbs. carrots, peeled and diced 1 onion, finely chopped 4-6 cloves of garlic, peeled and smashed 1 tsp ... Read on »
Roasted Cauliflower Pizza with Garlic Goat Cheese by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Lately I've seen a few recipes for pizza come up in my google reader with cauliflower as the crust. Seriously?  Why in the world would anyone replace delicious carby c ... Read on »
Warm Millet Salad with Brussels Sprouts and Creamed Mushrooms by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I feel so behind the times admitting this, but this was my first time cooking with millet. It reminded me very much of cous cous, but it's a grain, so it's popular in ... Read on »
French Onion Soup Risotto by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After thoroughly enjoying the Dirty Cauliflower Risotto  I made a few weeks ago, I've been dying to make another red wine based risotto. Once again it was a Friday nig ... Read on »
Israeli Cous Cous and Acorn Squash Salad by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just when I thought I was finished with Acorn Squash recipe research, the CSA email came announcing I'd get two in my share. Again, I browsed a few of my favorite reci ... Read on »
Southern Stacks by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Almost two years ago (really?!) I made this recipe for BBQ Tempeh and Fried Green Tomato stacks . They were so good, I've made them several times since. After picking ... Read on »
Roasted Harvest Vegetable Salad by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've always been a big fan of grain or starch based salad bowls with fun veggies, nuts, or fruits added in. They tend to make a nice, complete lunch and the leftovers ... Read on »
Garlic-Parmesan Crusted Romanesco Cauliflower by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Garlic-Parmesan Crusted Romanesco Cauliflower 3 heads of garlic1 tbsp. olive oilKosher salt and fresh black pepper2 heads of Romanesco Cauliflower1/2 c. grated Pa ... Read on »