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Meatless Monday: Italian Style!

I grew up in a big, Italian family, which means that holidays (and regular days) were always filled with meatballs, sausage, chicken parmigiana, prosciutto, and other meat-based entrees. But you don’t need all of that meat to get a satisfying, flavorful, Italian-inspired meal. Today’s meatless Monday is an easy, healthier twist on an Italian classic- spaghetti pomodoro. (Pomodoro just means “tomato”

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Meatless Monday- Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup Recently, I had my wisdom teeth extracted. Although I was lucky that it was a simple extraction with no complications (and I somehow avoided the notorious “chipmunk cheeks” look), it still meant that my diet had to involved minimal chewing for a few days, so I decided to make an old favorite of mine- butternut squash soup.

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Meatless Monday: Curried Chick Peas and Rice

If you’re switching to vegetarianism, or just trying to reduce your meat consumption, it’s important to make sure the veggie meals you make are balanced, especially in terms of protein. One of the reasons “rice and beans” and its many incarnations is such a staple around the world is that the grain (rice) and legumes (beans) complement each other’s amino

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Quick and Easy Bean Tacos

Sometimes writing a vegetarian recipe is so easy, it feels like cheating.   But sometimes, easy is just what you need! As a busy vet student balancing school, taking care of my animals, and extracurricular activities, there are some days when I just don’t have much time to devote for dinner. I prefer saving takeout for special occasions, both because

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