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    Chickpea Patties

    Total: 1 hour Yield: Serves 6 Ingredients * Chickpea patties * 1 1/2 cups chickpea (garbanzo) flour* * 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt * 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper * 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin * 1/4 teaspoon cayenne * 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf...
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    What reasons besides pregnancy and stress could cause one's period to be constantly very late?

    This is the 3rd time since July of last year that my period has been over a month late? I keep taking pregnancy tests but they're all negative. What else could be causing such a late period?
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    What are tips for keeping your household clean and functioning smoothly?

    What are tips for keeping your household clean and functioning smoothly?
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    What sorts of vitamins should a vegetarian take?

    I take a basic multivitamin already, but I'm wondering what sorts of vitamins specifically are especially good for vegetarians to take. Any suggestions? Thanks!
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    Saffron Rice

    Ingredients: * SERVES 4 * 2 cups white Thai jasmine-scented rice, OR substitute white basmati rice (Note: brown rice is not successful with this recipe) * 3 1/2 cups good-tasting chicken or vegetable stock * 1.5 to 2 Tbsp. fish sauce, OR 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. salt if vegetarian/vegan (to taste) * 1/2...
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    What sort of vitamins should a fifteen year old girl be taking ?

    I'm fifteen, sixteen in like four months. I don't take any vitamins right now. I drink at least one glass of milk every day (full cream) not vegetarian. My mum cooks dinner so I get all the meats and vegetables I'm sposed to have. And fruit. Not very sporty too.
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    P. F. Chang's Stir-Fried Spicy Eggplant

    Serves 1 as entrée, 2 as a side 1 pound eggplant, peeled, cut into 1-inch dice 1 teaspoon garlic 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water to make a paste Canola oil for deep-frying Spicy Sauce 2 tablespoons vegetarian oyster sauce (or substitute oyster sauce) 2 tablespoons Lite...
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    Mushroom Lasagna

    Serves 10 to 12. Cooks Illustrated. Published September 1, 2006. If Italian fontina is unavailable, use whole milk mozzarella rather than a rubbery Danish, Swedish, or American fontina. Whole milk is best in the sauce, but skim or low-fat milk also work. Ingredients: 1/2 ounce dried...
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    Chicken Cutlets With Cheese

    Ingredients: 2 chicken fillets 0.3 kg cheese 4 eggs 1 small onion 4 tablespoons flour spices: salt, pepper, vegetarian Method: Chicken breast cut into cubes. Onion finely diced and added to the sliced fillet. Then add the eggs. Add flour. The whole season, and mix. Then the cheese...
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    What vitamins and supplements can help you to combat fatigue and feel more energetic?

    I've taken B12 but still feel a bit lethargic at the moment. What other vitamins or supplements can help you to feel more energetic?Mister - I'm a competitive dancer and routinely get at least 2 hours of exercise a day when I'm well. I'm an incredibly healthy eater, and am currently slightly...
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    What kind of vitamins are good for a teenage girl to take?

    I want to start taking vitamins because I've been feeling a little off lately and I think taking the right dose of vitamins might help, I don't think I've been eating too healthy. I'm fifteen and can take pills easily. I've heard Omega-3 is good, but I'd also like to hear others and what kind...
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    Mini-Meatball Minestrone

    A great favorite of mine for when I have a bunch of people as it doubles easily and freezes well – just leave out the pasta. If you have a vegetarian in the group, serve the meatballs on the side. As this recipe is not rocket science I add more of some things, less of others. 1 lg. can...
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    Breakfast Quinoa (Vegetarian or Vegan)

    1 cup quinoa, cooked (in water, not stock) 1/2 water 1 teaspoon unsalted butter/coconut oil 1 tablespoon honey (optional) dash cinnamon 1/3 cup golden raisins 1/4 cup almonds/sunflower seeds/filberts/walnuts, etc 1/2 cup whole milk, almond milk or soy milk (experiment to see what feels best in...
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    Butterscotch and Chocolate Chip Blondies

    Vegetarian Fast and Fancy 1 cup butter, softened 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup butterscotch chips 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips In large bowl, beat together butter, sugar, sour cream and vanilla...
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    Vegetarian sloppy joes

    Makes 4 servings 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 red onion, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced 1 zucchini, finely diced 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup canned no-salt-added tomato puree 1/2 cup barbecue...
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    Chicken Tortilla Casserole and Spanish Rice

    (4-6 servings) ½ cup chicken broth ½ c chopped onion ¼ c chopped celery 3 cups cubed cooked chicken 10 flour tortillas (6 inches), torn into bit-sized pieces 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted 1 can (4 oz) chopped green chiles ¾ c shredded cheddar cheese...
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    Indian Quinoa Salad (Vegetarian)

    Makes: 6 servings INGREDIENTS 2 cups quinoa 4 cups water 2 teaspoons garam masala 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 cup currants 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 3 stalks celery, finely diced 1 red bell pepper, finely diced 5 scallions white and green parts, thinly sliced diagonally 1/2 cup slivered...
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    A typical dish from Catalonia, in Spain. A wonderful vegetarian dish. Roasted vegetables served, of course, with olive oil. An explosion of flavor. Ingredients: 1 eggplant 1 green pepper 1 red pepper 1 onion 1 tomato 1 tablespoon chopped garlic Some salt to taste Some extra virgin olive oil...
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    Avocado Burritos

    Avocado Burritos are a great summer meal for the entire family! Great for vegetarians too! Ingredients * 8 tortillas * 4 avocados * 1 small tub sour cream * 1 bunch alfalfa * 1 bunch green onions * Salt and pepper Directions Lay tortilla out flat, spread about 1 tsp...
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    Sweet Piquanté Pepper Pasta With Asparagus And Sun-Dried Tomatoes

    Here's another lovely peppadew pasta dish from - quick to make, good to eat. This should serve four: 250g pasta (whatever kind you like) 5 table spoons olive oil small aubergines, thinly sliced 200g Peppadew sweet piquanté peppers, quartered (hot or mild, whichever you prefer) 1...