Tag: lent

  • “Yay, it’s the first day of Lent,” said no one ever…

    Yup, it’s that time again. Time to string up the lights, and sing Lenten carols. Oh wait. No. It’s a time of giving up the things we love and experiencing guilt. Ho hum. Growing up Catholic, my siblings and I dreaded this time of year. Lenten sacrifice and no meat on Fridays, although mom often […]

  • Fridays, Not just for Fish

    Don’t let Lent be an excuse for carbs. Pasta, the easy vegetarian fix, it isn’t exactly a nutritional substance. I say, turn to the bean. High fiber and protein and always readily available, a hearty bean soup can fill your belly and your appetite.