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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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Black Eye Pea Cakes, Corn Waffles and Greens by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When this Yankee gal married a born and raised Southern boy, our culinary norms collided. Growing up on Long Island, I was raised eating a lot of Italian food, bagels, ... Read on »
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Habanero Aioli by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One thing that really surprised me about Jacksonville when we moved here three years ago, was how diverse and impressive the culinary scene is. When I was the Bite C ... Read on »
Roasted Cauliflower Dirty Risotto by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I always forget about risotto, and I don't know why. Every time I make it, I must say, "oh my gosh this is soooo good!" about ten times before I finish. It's also one of ... Read on »
Caprese Salad & The Olive Leaf by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you're a long-time reader, you know that this blog began when I lived in the frozen tundra of Bloomington, Indiana! My husband was working on his masters at IU, and ... Read on »
Mushroom and Kale Kugel by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While I don't really have a "to-make" list written out like many bloggers do, there are certain dishes that I've always wanted to make, one being Kugel. I've n ... Read on »
Watermelon Radish Salad with Avocado Viniagrette by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few weeks ago when I got the weekly email from my CSA Farm and saw Watermelon Radishes were in our share, I was so excited. I have seen these elusive radishes on o ... Read on »
Cranberry Cornbread by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I generally don't take samples in grocery stores. I can't remember the exact news program, but it was one of those scare tactic types that tell you how many germs ... Read on »
Goat Cheese Mashed Turnips by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Kosher salt and black pepper 4 oz. goat cheese 2 tbsp. butter Fresh herbs, chopped (like rosemary, thyme, basil or tarragon) Place turnips and potatoes in a pot, f ... Read on »
Lemon Raspberry Thumbprints by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking How has it been a whole year since I strapped a little baby on my chest and baked cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve with her? I had hoped it would be the beginnin ... Read on »
Christmas Colors Salad by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In my CSA share last week was a green with red speckles all over it, and I thought to myself, how fitting to get a Christmas color lettuce this week! It inspired me ... Read on »
Oatmeal Scotchies by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few weeks ago, butterscotch baking chips were on sale so I picked up two bags. I didn't have any idea what to use them for, but knew it needed to be a cookie. I ... Read on »
Chard, Sweet Potato and White Bean Gratin by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Have you ever felt like you've met your food soul mate? Someone eats all of the same things as you, and whose preferences and favorites are also yours? I swear, whenev ... Read on »
Chewy Banana Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For the past few years that I've spent Christmas away from family, I typically make my mother's Banana Spritz Cookies. They remind me of my family, of my childhood w ... Read on »
Roasted Zucchini, Black Bean and Goat Cheese Enchilada Stacks by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I saw this recipe on Bridget's blog, I immediately starred it for future dinner use. But as I do with any enchilada recipe these days, I knew I'd be convertin ... Read on »
Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Each Christmas, I spend months thinking about what cookies I'm going to bake. I scour my favorite recipe banks for interesting yet mass-appealing cookies. Often time ... Read on »
Gold Rush Tempeh Sandwiches by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sunday mornings with a baby tend to be pretty hectic, and we often find ourselves sitting in church with grumbling stomachs because we forgot to eat breakfast. One Sun ... Read on »
Peppermint Mocha Kiss Cookies by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I really try not to cook like I bake, but it just happens. I know baking is science and you need to measure ingredients down to the ounce, but I've found that I have m ... Read on »
Roasted Acorn Squash and Arugula Salad with Gorgonzola by Ashlee Wetherington Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I try so hard to love all vegetables equally, but acorn squash is probably my least favorite of all the squash out there. So now that we've had it three weeks in a r ... Read on »