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What Would Cathy Eat?

Started by Lois Carter Crawford in Food Blogs and Websites We Like 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

What Would Cathy Eat? is one of my favorite blogs. Cathy just posted her…Continue

Tags: holiday cookies, Christmas cookies, cookies, What would Cathy Eat?

Mushroom Meatballs

Started by Lois Carter Crawford in Meat & Poultry Dec 10. 0 Replies

Recipe Idea:These vegetarian meatballs have a very meaty texture and are perfect for substituting in Swedish Meatballs, one…Continue

Tags: vegetarian, vegetarian meatballs, mushrooms, panko, meatballs

Smoky Maple Root Veggies

Started by Lois Carter Crawford in Salads & Vegetables Dec 8. 0 Replies

Recipe Idea:I think you can use any vegetables to create delicious roasted veggies, but when it’s cold outside, you just can’t beat root vegetables. They are filling, flavorful and readily available…Continue

Tags: root vegetables, veggies, baked, maple vegetables, roasted vegetables

Tuscan White Bean Stew with Orange

Started by Don Crawford in Soups & Stews Dec 8. 0 Replies

Recipe Idea:This flavorful ragout originally comes from Robin Robertson’s Vegan Planet. The orange juice and rosemary adds a lightness and depth to the vegan stew. It is filling and good for you! Add…Continue

Tags: orange, beans, fennel, rosemary, vegetarian

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Smell the Coffee: Early Christmas

Posted by Don Crawford on December 17, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Smell the Coffee


Christmas came a little early this year. Lois and I bought a new computer on Monday. The one we were using was a 2003 Dell with an XP operating system, and it was moving mighty slow. When Microsoft decided…


Smell the Coffee: Birthday Coming!

Posted by Lois Carter Crawford on December 16, 2014 at 5:30am 0 Comments

Smell the Coffee: Birthday Coming! 

December 16, 2014

Tomorrow is Don’s birthday. We started celebrating it on Friday when he went for a massage with his favorite massage therapist, Tai at…


Smell the Coffee: Avoid the Stress

Posted by Lois Carter Crawford on November 21, 2014 at 4:49pm 0 Comments

Smell the Coffee

November 21, 2014

Preparing for Thanksgiving

The holidays are upon us!  All the hustle, bustle, parties, and family gatherings. In the past, I felt stressed trying to get all the last-minute stuff done, well … at the last minute. But then I figured out that some things can be done ahead to take a bit of the stress out the workload.…


Smell the Coffee: Food Allergies and Intolerances

Posted by Lois Carter Crawford on November 20, 2014 at 7:44pm 0 Comments

Recipe Idea:

Test foods yourself!

I recently read a friend's painful post about fibromyalgia and I feel the need to share my story. My problem may not be the one she has (or you have), but maybe what affects my joints and sciatica could also be affecting you.

For years, I complained about joint pain. “You’re getting older. It’s osteoarthritis,” said my doctor. Then I got severe sciatica in one leg. I couldn’t sleep, went to the doctor, got cortisone shots, saw a physical…




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