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4 Delicious Recipes for Sweet Potatoes

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 24th, 2020| Breads, Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes





We are three-fourths of the way through January, which means you may be ready to splurge on a dish that's not 100% healthy. You also may be happy with your new healthful eating regimen and not want to stray. I'm

Marinated Tofu

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 22nd, 2020| Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian




Marinated Tofu



Make tofu your new, favorite protein



  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 14-ounce package firm tofu
  • olive oil


  1. Cut tofu block in half, so that you have 2 thinner blocks the same size as the package.
  2. Wrap the

Vegetarian Thai Curry Bowl

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 20th, 2020| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian







Vegetarian Thai Curry Bowl



A warm & filling meal that's healthy as well



  • 1-1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup red curry paste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 14-ounce package extra firm tofu (pressed to remove moisture)
  • 2 sweet potatoes (peeled)
  • 1
5 Delicious Recipes to Jumpstart Your Healthy Eating

5 Delicious Recipes to Jumpstart Your Healthy Eating

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 10th, 2020| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Side Dishes, Soups & Stews





Hey there, January! You know what you're all about- healthy eating. That doesn't mean that you're a less attractive month of eating. Nope. With some simple planning, January can be a month of incredible eating that still sticks to a

Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Spinach & Cranberries

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 6th, 2020| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian

It's a big bowl full of healthy comfort food!






Warm Sweet Potato Salad with Spinach & Cranberries



It's a big bowl full of healthy comfort food.



  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds)
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/3 cup diced red

French Onion Mushrooms

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 1st, 2020| Appetizers, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

Fork and knife are required for this stuffed mushroom.




 



French Onion Mushrooms



Fork and knife are required for this stuffed mushroom.



  • 4 portobello mushrooms
  • olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 2 large sweet onions (sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)
  • 1/4 cup fino sherry
  • 4 ounces swiss cheese (shredded)


  1. Preheat oven to

Warm Barbecue Salad

by Michele Pesula Kuegler October 31st, 2019| Main Dishes, Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian

Colorful, flavorful, and healthy!






Warm Barbecue Salad



Colorful, flavorful, and healthy!



  • 14 oz. extra firm tofu*
  • 4 cups shredded red cabbage
  • ⅓ cup vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup barbecue sauce (+ extra for serving)
  • 1-⅓ cups diced onion
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 4 scallions (minced)


  1. Before you

Recipe: Chilled, Stuffed Tomatoes

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 7th, 2019| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian




Chilled, Stuffed Tomatoes



A vegetarian main dish perfect for a hot summer night



  • 2 ears corn
  • 1 Tb. sugar
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 avocado
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1-2 tsp. dried basil


  1. Bring pot of water to boil.
  2. While heating, remove husk from corn.
  3. Add corn and sugar to boiling water. Remove from heat, and let stand

Fried (Leftover) Rice

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 2nd, 2019| Main Dishes, Recipes, Side Dishes




Fried (Leftover) Rice



A quick & healthy version of the takeout staple



  • olive oil
  • 1/4 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup frozen corn (defrosted)
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas (defrosted)
  • 1/3 cup cooked pork (diced)
  • 1-1/2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder


  1. Heat a small amount of olive oil in

Cauliflower & Mushroom Risotto

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 15th, 2019| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

Incredibly delicious & healthy in one bowl




Last week I diverted from the healthy eating routine most people follow in January. Now, it's back to some dishes that will help you recover from holiday indulgences. One of my favorite ways to do this is eating more vegetable-focused meals. I

Egg White Quiche

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 1st, 2019| Breakfast Dishes, Main Dishes, Recipes

A dish to put your eating back on track




This recipe was written originally after a series of end of summer indulgences. Now, at the start of 2019, it seems the perfect time to return to a healthy diet. Even a conscientious eater, such as myself, needs to let

Low Carb Cauliflower Lasagna

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 12th, 2018| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian

An even healthier, and still hearty, alternative to regular lasagna


On Tuesday, I shared a recipe from the Think Tasty archives for