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Greek Salad with Quinoa and Couscous

1. Greek Salad with Quinoa and Couscous

When I was a teenager, I was fortunate enough to spend three glorious weeks in Greece, eating a Greek salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, olive oil and feta cheese every day. Back then, I didn’t know that a Greek salad was also an example of a heart- heal…

I'm Addicted to this Salad with Pine Nuts and Goat Cheese

2. I’m Addicted to this Salad with Pine Nuts and Goat Cheese

I put this salad together a couple of weeks ago, and I’m completely addicted to it. I’ve been having it almost everyday for lunch. It’s delicious and super easy. I really nailed it with this one. So, I’m sharing it with you. The flavors…

Indoor Vegetable Gardening: Lighting for Beginners.

3. Indoor Vegetable Gardening: Lighting for Beginners.

I recently started a vegetable container garden on my balcony. It was a total experiment and a desire to put the great light on my new balcony to good use. I’m a country girl at heart and miss digging around in the dirt. Some of my experiments were…

Easy homemade yogurt in a thermos

4. Easy homemade yogurt in a thermos

If you love yogurt, you may have been thinking about making your own. Here’s the good news: You don’t need to buy a yogurt maker. You can make yogurt in a thermos. It’s super easy! Image: Pint of homemade yogurt withsmaller jar of the ‘…

Japanese mushroom recipes

5. Japanese mushroom recipes

In Japan we have it good. We have, at our disposal, lots of local fresh produce to choose from. Each season brings us new things to eat. Apples and persimmons in the fall and juicy peaches and watermelon in the warmer months. Although mushrooms are at thei…

Creamy Broccoli Homemade Soup Recipe

6. Creamy Broccoli Homemade Soup Recipe

My son asked me the other day if I was going to be making his favorite soup anytime soon because I’d not made it in a while. Cream of Broccoli soup has always been my twin boys favorite ever since they were small children. Actually broccoli I think is…

Vegetarian/Spirituality/Mixed Vegetables Curry Recipe

7. Vegetarian/Spirituality/Mixed Vegetables Curry Recipe

Since childhood, I was not a vegetarian, but yes, we did not eat meat for some time when there were prayers and ceremonies at home or when we had to go to the temples. In fact, we did not eat meat everyday, maybe twice a week. I started living a vegetarian…

How to Plant a Potato Container Garden

8. How to Plant a Potato Container Garden

Harvesting potatoes is fun! Planting potatoes is something that most home gardeners seem to shy away from. What I don’t think we all realize is that planting potatoes and having a successful harvest is pretty easy. Even if you are in an apartment with…

The New Victory Garden

9. The New Victory Garden

You’ve heard of the Victory Gardens and rationing during WWII and how vegetables grown at home helped families and the war effort. Now, amidst a bleak economy and mechanized, nutrient and soil depleting agribusiness, many people are thinking about gro…

Joyous Juicing with the book Superfood Smoothies by Julie Morris

10. Joyous Juicing with the book Superfood Smoothies by Julie Morris

Julie Morris is the author of another excellent book – Superfood Kitchen – so when I saw that she had produced a juicing recipe book I just had to get it. My wife and I have been big fans of juicing for around a year now, and enjoy using out trusty Magimix…

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/StephanieMangino11 StephanieMangino11

    Excellent stuff! :) A big thumbs-up from GoodVeg!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/melaniekaren melaniekaren

      Thank you Stephanie. It’s always nice and to hear something reassuring from you. :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/tonyleather tonyleather

    Thanmks for including my smoothie lens!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/melaniekaren melaniekaren

      no problem Tony – Thank you for your personal review. I’m actually having a blend right now.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/sybil-watson sybil-watson

    Thanks for including my Greek salad lens!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/melaniekaren melaniekaren

      It’s a really great article filled with a personalized touch and a lot of great educating info. -and, it looks delicious and must be tried :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/LindaJM LindaJM

    Great recipes! I’ve been a vegetarian for many years… and really love how Squidoo supports this choice with so many pages of usable recipes. Thank you!

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/melaniekaren melaniekaren

      Yes, I agree. Squidoo is a most wonderful place for supporting so much diversity. -make for one heck of great community!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/fullofshoes fullofshoes

    Pinned!!! :)

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/melaniekaren melaniekaren

      thank you!! -super much appreciated

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/cdotthought cdotthought

    interesting!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/eva_writes eva_writes

    Great recipes and tips! I will check them out, thanks :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/dawnraeb dawnraeb

    Oh! Thank you so much for including my lighting lens! Now I’m off to read some good lenses. This looks like an important bunch of things to read. :)

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