Monthly Archive: April 2015

How to Saute Vegetables Oil Free

Nutmeg Notebook
No Oil Saute

I love, love, love vegetables! There aren’t too many of them that I don’t like so I have a never ending variety to choose from. Fresh, frozen, steamed, oven roasted or sauteed in a pan – I like them all. Maybe that’s why a plant based diet was so easy to transition to. At first …

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Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Lentil Salad
Nutmeg Notebook

As the weather warms up I start thinking about different kinds of salads to replace some of the soup meals we enjoy during the colder months. Salads don’t have to be all vegetables. Lentils and beans tossed with some raw vegetables make for hearty flavorful salads that easily stand in for your main entree. Sometimes …

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Mediterranean Lentil Salad SOS Free

Mediterranean Lentil Salad
Nutmeg Notebook

As the weather warms up I start thinking about different kinds of salads to replace some of the soup meals we enjoy during the colder months. Salads don’t have to be all vegetables. Lentils and beans tossed with some raw vegetables make for hearty flavorful salads that easily stand in for your main entree. Sometimes …

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The Moderation Myth

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We have all heard it “everything in moderation is okay.” Weight loss groups tell their participants they can eat anything they desire as long as it’s in moderation. Take a small portion, eat it slowly, savor every bite and all will be fine. I wanted to believe it to be true and I gave it …

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Split Pea & Yam Soup

Split Pea & Yam Soup
Nutmeg Notebook

The inspiration for this recipe comes from the The Health Promoting Cookbook by Alan Goldhamer. I had to adapt a few of my favorite ingredients from other split pea soup recipes and the results were so fantastic that I have made this soup twice! It’s on the menu again this week.  Although the yams in the soup …

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