Category Archives: Type A

Pea and Cucumber Salad


This is one of my favorite spring salads. It is very light and flavorful and originally came from the book Reversing Diabetes: Reduce or Even Eliminate Your Dependence on Insulin or Oral Drugs by Julian Whitaker, M.D. This book is not just … Continue reading

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Ayman’s Mother’s Rice (aka Egyptian Rice)


During 2005, Ayman Sorour, a senior manager from Egypt who works in the field of landmine action, was attending  a five-week training session at James Madison University (where I work) in Harrisonburg, Virginia (US). He was very hungry for his homeland food … Continue reading

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Egyptian Lentils & Pasta


I was looking for something tasty and vegetarian tonight for dinner. I found this traditional Middle Eastern dish in Moosewood Restaurant New Classics, one of my favorite cookbooks. It is a meal that is found everywhere in Egypt. Egyptian Lentils & … Continue reading

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Barley with Green Beans Parmesan


I am a Type 2 Diabetic. I’ve discovered that if I eat mostly vegetarian meals, I can better maintain my blood sugar. Over the weekend I did some research into the Eat Right for Your Blood Type diet. I am … Continue reading

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Amazing French Dinner


Our good friends, Marky and Ed Trinkle, gave Don and me a terrific French cookbook by Dori Greenspan, Around My French Table, for Christmas. I made a delicious supper  using recipes from it. We had Lentil, Lemon and Tuna Salad, Corn Pancakes and Tomato … Continue reading

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More Football Food: Cincinnati Vegetarian Chili


Football season is a good time for Chili. When it’s cold, a good hearty chili can really warm you up. The weatherman is predicting a couple of inches of snow here tonight, so I decided to make Cincinnati Vegetarian Chili. … Continue reading

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Don’s Jellied Cranberries


This is a variation of the recipe from the Ocean Spray cranberry bag. We usually buy two bags of cranberries before Thanksgiving and freeze one to save it for Christmas.  For a variation sometimes Don adds the zest from an orange to … Continue reading

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Donna’s Seafoam: The Best Christmas Candy


Every year when it got cold, sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas, my mom made Sea Foam. It’s a chewy candy, somewhat between “divinity” and “taffy.” It looks like a Hershey’s Kiss, but it isn’t chocolate. This was my favorite candy when … Continue reading

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Roasted Rosemary Chicken, Oven-Browned Potatoes, Kale


You don’t have to buy the expensive rotisserie chicken at the grocery store. It’s very easy to make it yourself for about 1/3 the cost. I thought a little comfort food was needed last weekend so I made a whole … Continue reading

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Great Website!


Here’s a link to the Eat Right for Your Blood Type website. It’s fabulous! ~Lois

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