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There’s No Rush to Eat Thanksgiving Leftovers

If you haven’t guessed already I’m a big fan of leftovers, and since I’m going back to being pretty strict with eating gluten free *and* saving money, they are even more important — especially when it comes to lunch. Most of the leftovers I ate a day or two later, but the items I could… Continue reading There’s No Rush to Eat Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Asiago Cream Sauce Over Artichoke Ravioli

As soon as I spotted and read the package for the artichoke ravioli in Trader Joe’s — stuffed with three cheeses artichoke hearts and ripe olives — I wanted to try them in a light cream sauce. However, the $6 price tag on a half-pound block of asiago cheese, almost made me put it back… Continue reading Asiago Cream Sauce Over Artichoke Ravioli

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Food Network’s Healthy Eats Brown-Bag Challenge Week 3

Week 3 of the Food Network’s Healthy Eats Brown-Bag Challenge, and I ran into my first, second and third obstacles. Pretty good odds, right? I set my self up well, or so I thought, for the week last Sunday. I made Tomato and Basil Risotto, as well as breaded and fried (in olive oil) a… Continue reading Food Network’s Healthy Eats Brown-Bag Challenge Week 3

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Food Network’s Healthy Eats Brown-Bag Challenge Week 2

Wow, this was such a crazy week! It was a good thing I’m participating in the Food Network’s Healthy Eats Brown-Bag Challenge, because I would’ve had no time to go out and grab something. The week started with two days of leftover Eggplant Rollatini and ended with two days of  Unintended Ratatouille. Both were gluten… Continue reading Food Network’s Healthy Eats Brown-Bag Challenge Week 2

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Food Network’s Brown-Bag Challenge – Week 1

Week 1 of the Food Network’s Healthy Eats’ Brown-Bag Challenge, was short — only Thursday and Friday — but, I’m looking forward to this longer week of take-to-work lunches. As I mentioned on the first day of the challenge, being a broke vegetarian journalist, with a gluten sensitivity who leans toward eating vegan, I typically… Continue reading Food Network’s Brown-Bag Challenge – Week 1