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Twice Baked With a Toss by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking D octors and I never get along. Something will always happen at a physician’s office, without a doubt, be it big or small. Yesterday, I went to the OB/GYN to do a routine as ... Read on »
New Take on the Ghanoush by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking E ggplant and I have a love hate relationship, as I’ve mentioned before. If I’ve been presented foul tasting or cooked eggplant, I’ll be turned off for a while. On the other h ... Read on »
Menu Swap: October 5th by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The Super Food Challenge B efore we begin to what are “super foods”, let’s start by saying what they aren’t. Super foods aren’t: a magical “cure all”, a lose weight diet as ... Read on »
New American Loaf of Protein by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking E very vegetarian needs to have a faux “loaf” recipe. There’s just something comforting about meatloaf and cheesy macaroni; yet, to those who don’t eat meat, what is there? No ... Read on »
It's Rabbit Season! No, It's Pumpkin Season! by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking T he seasons are once again changing. The leaves are now being shaken off the trees and falling to the ground in a rainbow of brown, orange, and yellow. The temperature begins ... Read on »
Adopt A Blogger: Verrine au Yaourt et aux Figues by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking E ver since I found that I couldn’t tolerate dairy anymore, I became very depressed. I love my cheese. I absolutely am a dire hard fan of creamy goat’s cheese smothered acro ... Read on »
Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Redone by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking P ancakes and I have a special relationship. When Phillip and I were first dating, we would eat out at IHOP 80% of the time. In fact, it was either IHOP or Subway. Honestly, I ... Read on »
Menu Swap: September 21st by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I began this post with "Today is not going to be a good day" and, of course, I was right. Apparently my panic attack this morning that lurcked me awake was, rather, a premenit ... Read on »
BBQ Beans Like No Other by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I f you’re looking for specific ingredients or something “new” to try (and have the expenses to fork out), go to Marx Foods. The website has a small, yet, extremely worthy sel ... Read on »
Grapefruit Chocolatey Sensation by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking More recent, I’ve been suffering from ungodly heartburn mostly because of contamination and stress/anxiety. It isn’t easy being thrown into the world of commitment and I don ... Read on »
Menu Swap: September 14th by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Rumination T he other day I was browsing to kill time before I went to Glen Allen/Short Pump, VA, where I discovered there is, not only a FANTASTIC Whole Foods, but also a ... Read on »
Food Snobism and a Twinkie by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Y esterday there was a class held at school focusing on the basics of proper knife skills in the kitchen. It was sad and amusing at the same time. Because I went through it be ... Read on »
Stuffed Squash, Redone by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I always try to find new ways to stuff a squash or a pumpkin just because I love to find excuses to eat a whole squash. It may look big but it is still a very small size squas ... Read on »
Menu Swap: September 7th by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking B ack in the years when I was little, tapioca was limited to my recognition as pudding. Tapioca pudding was okay. It had an interesting taste, being kind of chewy, soft, and a ... Read on »
Mexirean; Kimchi with Refried Beans by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking G ood things happen to those who wait. I was beginning to grow sick and tired of that saying. In the past two weeks, I’ve seen about a dozen houses and, adding that to the ... Read on »
Vegan Millet Flax Sandwich Bread by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking “Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm,” Winston Churchill. B aking isn’t just a hobby, it is an art, and a science on a ... Read on »
Menu Swap: August 31st by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I hate how behind I get sometimes; although, I think this week I can do a lot of catching up, but, since I work late most of the time and when I’m off I usually baby sit, I st ... Read on »
Molto..Bueno? A Mexitalian Lunch. by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking S o what does Italy and Mexico have in common? Not much, but, since Mexican cuisine is similar to Spainish and since Spain is chums with Italy - okay, I’m really trying to mak ... Read on »
Inspirational Muse with Comforting Risotto by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking S o yesterday was not a great day for me. Today isn’t any better. Well, to a degree. I found out that there are two cooking contests here in VA that I can enter, won a phone I ... Read on »
Menu Swap: August 24th by Manda K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking T o find a person on this planet who hasn’t experienced the essence of a grape, would be finding a needle in a petite haystack. I’m sure some exist out there, but, with so man ... Read on »