Apple Pie Protein Smoothie

  Are you needing a little post holiday detox? I’m committed to maintaining or losing weight between Halloween and New Years.  I have had great success in the past by substituting one meal a day with a protein drink. Here’s a tasty apple pie shake with no added sugar. Enjoy and take the pledge to…

Turkeys, Turkeys and more Turkeys

Originally posted on cookingwithauntjuju.com:
A tradition in my family has always been centered around the turkey we have on Thanksgiving.  As a matter of fact we are very traditional!  There is always turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, stuffing, homemade rolls, and even green bean casserole.  The pumpkin pies always shine…

Vegetarian Barley and Feta Stuffed Peppers

There must be a million different recipes for stuffed peppers and everyone has their favorite ingredients. Barley is a whole grain and it tastes wonderful in any vegetarian meal. Peppers make perfect little containers to hold meat, veggies, cheeses, and grains. The red peppers are pretty on a plate and impart a delicious roasted pepper…

Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings : Found Treasures

Originally posted on Bubbles and booyah:
Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Wings. My mouth is watering, I want to lick my computer screen. So. Damn. Good. There is an extremely short list of foods I “miss” as a vegetarian. Buffalo Wings Italian Deli Meats (pepperoni, salami, capicola) There really is no replacement for the deli meats, but…

Putting Your Emergency Contact and Allergies on Your Lock Screen

Please share if you think anyone you love could benefit from making their emergency medical information accessible. I have some significant allergies and I probably should wear a medical alert bracelet, but I don’t, because I always have my iPhone with me so my medical information is in my phone – which is locked. Duh!…

Vegetarian Bolognese and Zucchini Noodles, Fiesta Friday

Cutting carbs? Try this delicious vegetarian, low carbohydrate Bolognese over zucchini noodles. The mushrooms lend a nice meaty texture, the sauce is loaded with vegetables and the mascarpone cheese gives it a decadent creamy finish. Zucchini noodles are low in calories and carbohydrates with a pasta mouth feel. I use this Paderno World Cuisine A4982799…

A Chance To Cut, A Letter To My Son

This is the third in the series of letters to my son the medical student who grew into a surgeon. The letters have helped me renew my commitment to compassionate healthcare and medical education. It is too easy to lose your way as a physician when faced with the daily stress of real medicine. Spending…

Spaghetti Squash with Turkey and Sage

All the paleo diet sites rave about spaghetti squash because it has the mouth feel of pasta without the processed wheat flour. The carbohydrate load is very low and because it’s rather bland, it is a good background for pasta sauces. I have tried it in past summers with little success. It was boring and…