Category Archives: low iodine

Crockpot squash and lentil stew

This started out as the moosewood recipe…but then it required some substitutions… Equipment: Crock pot Ingredients 1 butternut squash pre baked (ie: roast in the oven/toaster oven until semi-soft. 1/2 hour) 2 ears of corn 1/4 cup lentils 1 onion … Continue reading

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Oat-Rye bread

So how did last week’s recipes turn out? Overall, I’d give it a B. Some were really good (this one, for example). And my version of the daal and veggie stew were pretty good. The sweet potato pizza could have … Continue reading

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Homemade Vegetarian Marshmallows!

I did and made a lot of things today, but my personal crowning achievement: making homemade vegetarian marshmallows! Not sure why I find this so exciting–perhaps because the store bought vegetarian ones aren’t quite right (good enough for s’mores, but … Continue reading

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Low Iodine challenge, year 2…menu plan

It’s time for my one-year/year and a half follow up scan…which means for the next 3 weeks I’ll be eating a low-iodine diet. Exciting? No, but like last year, I take it as a challenge to find things to eat … Continue reading

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Orange-beet salad

This was inspired by a trip to the farmers market in DuPont Circle, where we tasted some amazingly sweet red beets and found a few oranges. Then someone brought us a huge tub of salad greens. And I had a … Continue reading

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Jungle curry

This is a thai-inspired curry that used ingredients I had at home, rather than what you *really* need. I’d say if you have the real thai ingredients, use them. But the substitutes were pretty good! ♠ The ingredients 1 medium … Continue reading

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