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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Citrus (GF, Vgn, DF)

Started by Lois Carter Crawford in Salads & Vegetables Aug 16. 0 Replies

Recipe Idea:I love spaghetti squash. I can eat it just like pasta, with sauce, pesto, or garlic butter. Don had a bit too much of it as a child, however, and he doesn’t care for it. Every year we go…Continue

Tags: gluten free, citrus, lime, Squashfest, gluten-free

A Lighter Eggplant Parmesan

Started by Lois Carter Crawford in Salads & Vegetables Aug 16. 0 Replies

Recipe Idea:Eggplant is terrific when it is cooked right. I love it in Baba Ganooj and Ratatouille, but usually I am not a fan of Eggplant Parmesan because most restaurants make it mushy and they…Continue

Tags: simple recipe, healthy, healthful, Mediterranean, gluten free

Buckwheat Pancakes

Started by Lois Carter Crawford in Breakfast Aug 16. 0 Replies

Recipe Idea:Did you know that buckwheat is not really wheat? So if you are sensitive to gluten, you should still be able to eat delicious buckwheat!  And if you use the vegan alternatives, this…Continue

Tags: dairy-free, buckwheat, buckwheat pancakes, dairy free, vegan

Robin Robertson's "Messa" Collards

Started by Lois Carter Crawford in Salads & Vegetables Aug 4. 0 Replies

Recipe Idea:I love Robin Robertson's Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker cookbook. The…Continue

Tags: vegan, gluten-free, gluten free, vegetarian, crockpot

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Vacation last week

Posted by Don Crawford on April 11, 2012 at 8:56pm 0 Comments

Spent last week at the Outer Banks of NC. Lois did most of the cooking for us, kids & grandkids. I did make the morning waffles a couple of times. And grilled the NY Strip steaks. We ate sea food, too which was made even more delicious with the sound of the ocean waves. Post your favorite sea food recipe for all of us to enjoy.

Spring Onion Palya

Posted by nayana poojar on March 21, 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Spring Onion Palyagoes well Chapathi and Rice and can be prepared very quickly.

Spring onions are a very good source of vitamin C, chromium and dietary fiber. They are also a good source of manganese, molybdenum, vitamin B6, and folate, potassium, phosphorous and copper.


1. Spring Onion - 6

2. Coconut grated - 2 Table Spoon

3. Green chilly - 1

4. Channa…


Heerekai (Ridge Gourd/luffa) Tambli

Posted by nayana poojar on March 14, 2012 at 7:02am 1 Comment

Heerekai (Ridge Gourd/luffa) Tambli is easy to make and it has cooling effect on the body. This is mostly made in the summer time. Little sugar can be added to make the children love this tambli.

Heerekai Tambli can be mixed with rice or can be used as a health…


Groundnut/Peanut Chutney Powder

Posted by nayana poojar on March 13, 2012 at 6:20am 1 Comment

Children to elders, everyone likes peanuts (very much known as Kadkekai/shenga). This is prepared in North Karnataka and used in few side dishes. This has been all time favorite of my family. My mother is an expert in this and her grand children call her to prepare this Shenga chutney pudi before visiting her.

Groundnut/Peanut chutney powder can be mixed with Curd/Ghee, tastes good with…




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