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TheParaplegicChef

My name is Megan and I am The Paraplegic Chef. I'm 24 years old, and my spinal cord was injured in an ATV accident in November 2007 at age 22. My passion in life is to spread Spinal Cord Injury Awareness anyway that I can, and also be a friend to any others who are injured and just need someone... Full Bio
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Arguably the Best Chili Recipe of All Time by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The weather here is cold and rainy, and it's supposed to turn to snow at some point. This means that a crock pot meal would be a good idea. Something warm and filling for di ... Read on »
Pinterest Inspired Recipe - Crispy Southwest Chicken Wraps by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We found this recipe on Pinterest (you can find the original source here ), and because of our love for Spanish cuisine,  decided to try it out. It's healthy, filling, and b ... Read on »
Hashbrown Casserole by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you like hashbrowns, and you like casseroles, then this is the PERFECT dish for you. I know I said I was going to post healthier recipes, but honestly this is just too go ... Read on »
An Introduction to Disabled Water Skiing by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My first experience with disabled waterskiing was in 2009, when I found out that Carolina's Rehabilitation's Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program provided the opportunity ... Read on »
Where We Left Off by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My partner Shannon put this video together a couple of years ago when I was really beginning to see where my life could take me in my chair. Please feel free to share this v ... Read on »
Making a Comeback by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hi, friends! It's been quite some time since I last posted. A lot has changed and I'm eager to share it all with you. Not only have I lost 60 pounds, but in the process I ... Read on »
Cycle to the Sea 2011 by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It's that time of year again where in just a few short months the weather will get nicer, the sun will come out, the flowers will bloom, and the bikes will come out! ... Read on »
Sorry for the inconvenience! by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Please excuse this mess, as I am working hard to bring a fresh new look to the site. Thanks for visiting and please check back! Read on »
Chocolate Meringue Pie by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Pie Crust Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup shortening Ice cold water -preheat oven to 425 degrees -mix flour and salt -mix togeth ... Read on »
Toffee Crunch Candy by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating IngredientsCandy Thermometer 2 sticks salted butter 2 blocks semi-sweet baking chocolate (red box) 1 1/3 cups sugar 1 cup chopped pecans ... Read on »
Lemon Crinkle Cookies by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating  Ingredients 1 cup shortening 2 cups [packed] brown sugar 2 eggs 1-2 tablespoons grated lemon peel 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking sod ... Read on »
Oven Roasted Chicken with Mango Chutney by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ingredients 4 chicken thighs, bone in 2 cups brown rice 2 ripe mangoes 1 medium onion 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon ginger ... Read on »
Hot Chocolate by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ingredients: 1/4 cup Hershey's Cocoa 1/2 cup Sugar 1 can Evaporated milk 1 1/2 cups Milk 1-2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract Marshmallo ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What is a Paraplegic? Paraplegia is the impairment of the legs, torso. and stomach. The area of the spinal canal which is affected in paraplegia is either the thoracic, ... Read on »
Events by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I absolutely love participating in as much as I can. I enjoy meeting new people and making lasting friendships. It means the world to me." - Megan McCauley In the Spotlight ... Read on »
Sweets by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Mom's Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies Mom's Famous Hummingbird Cake Mom's Famous Peach Jam Read on »
Side Items by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Green Bean & Potato Salad Cucumber & Vinegar Salad Baked Beans Soy on the Cob Mom's Famous Green Bean Casserole Cooked A ... Read on »
Entrees by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Mom's Famous Chicken & Dumplings Tortilla & Black Bean Pie Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Mom's Famous Lasagna Fiesta Chicken ... Read on »
Meet The Chef by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My name is Megan and I was born in May of 1985. Cooking has always been a big part of my life. I never went to school for it, but I worked in a corporate restaurant as an as ... Read on »
Starters by TheParaplegicChef Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Pico de Gallo Pineapple Mango Salsa Garlic & Lime Wings Artichoke Crab Dip Fresh Fruit with Dip Read on »