30 Days of Vegetables

August 1, 2011

Well, here we are 30 days of eating almost nothing but vegetables.  I do admit to a few pieces of meat here and there while also managing to forgo a gigantic platter of ribs at the same table.  Assuming three meals per day for 30 days, we’re talking 90 meals and only four contained meat.  Not […]

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Cauliflower Soup, Spanikopita, Zucchini and Rice

July 14, 2011

We’re on day nine of eating a vegetable-centric diet and the recipes continue to amaze.  Today Ali made an absolutely amazing cauliflower soup with a chopped parsley garnish, spanikopita with spinach, leeks, onion, garlic and feta and a zucchini and rice casserole.  All divine. I’m still not completely sure what the motivation for eating all […]

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Eat Slowly

July 11, 2011

Last week we made rice bowls with some great wild salmon on top.  Each bowl contained rice (with a bit of vinegar mixed in), sliced peppers, sugar snap peas, green onions and a big chunk of broiled salmon.  On the side I served a dish of soy sauce and a dish of sriracha for dipping. […]

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“Veggie-Centric” – 4 days down

July 8, 2011

We’re a few days into what Ali has coined our “Veggie Centric” eating plan and I don’t really miss the meat.   To be fair, we’ve been cooking up some rather elaborate recipes which go out of their way to make an otherwise boring vegetable into something spectacular. As Ali mentions in her first blog […]

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Potato Leek Soup

May 18, 2011

On my weekly grocery trip I happened to pick up four leeks without a clear idea of what I would use them for.  Leeks add a unique flavor to a lot of different dishes.  We’ve made a pasta with leeks, prosciutto and cream, we’ve used them in stir-frys and, of course, in soup. It’s been […]

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