Archive | January, 2012

Mexican Lasagna

I love Mexican food. When I was in med school, I used to hang out at a Mexican restaurant in the city called Mexico Lindo. I was there so often everyone got to know me very well. The owner knew I was a struggling student and gave me free food all the time. I learned […]

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Superbowl Party Menu – Go Giants!!

Go Giants!! The New York Giants are in the Superbowl! Woo Hoo! The New York Giants will be going against the New England Patriots in Superbowl XLVI on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis. There is a lot of buzz around the game. Some of the excitement is about how the Giants upset the Patriots perfect […]

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Vegan Mozzarella Sticks

If you know me at all, you know I LOVE appetizers. In my perfect world, when you’re done with dinner, the waiter hands you back the appetizer menu instead of the dessert menu. Sometimes the best dinner is when everyone at the table just orders a bunch of different appetizers and everyone shares. Appetizer hell […]

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Sweet and Sour Cauliflower

Sometimes when I would order Chinese take-out, I would get Sweet and Sour Chicken. Then I would eat the chicken and not even touch the sauce. I loved the way they breaded the chicken; I think it was a beer batter but I didn’t like the sauce – it was WAY to sweet for me. […]

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Three Bean Chili

We had our first snowfall the other day. Beautiful snow that covered the grounds and the cars and looked like whipped cream. It was time to break out Benny’s snowsuit. We have never found a coat that was able to keep him from shivering in the cold so we always double-layered him in a sweater […]

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My Health Journey

It’s a new year and the time when people are making resolutions about how they are going to improve their lives. One of the most popular resolutions is to lose weight and eat better. Unfortunately, too many resolutions are abandoned before the first week of the year is over. I tend not to make New […]

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The "V" Word’s Top Posts of 2011

 One of the traditions of New Year’s Eve is the countdown to the New Year, the ball dropping, kisses and confetti. So here is a countdown of The “V” Word’s most popular posts of 2011. 10. Mexican Sunday Brunch – a delicious feast of Mexican Tofu Scramble, Spanish-Style Potatoes, Pico de Gallo and Red […]

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