Author Archives: Beebamom

Dining out for the first time in 13 months! 4/8/21

John and I planned a treat for ourselves and went out to lunch, dinner, and stayed over at hotel for the first time since February, 2020. I have to admit that not being able to go to restaurants for over … Continue reading

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Wednesday is Pasta Day! 4/7/21

I am officially declaring Wednesday Pasta Day. What other food is more perfect than pasta to get you over the hump of the weekdays and sliding on into the weekend. Plus noodles of one sort or another are in almost … Continue reading

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Roasted sea bass with new potatoes and broccoli. 4/6/21

Since yesterday was a salt extravaganza we decided that a less sodium packed meal would be the right choice. We finished up our pack of frozen Chilean bass by having a little extra in the shape of a much thinner … Continue reading

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Thai shrimp soup. 4/5/21

A week or so ago we made a Thai soup to represent our country winner. Although we ate most of the vegetables and all the shrimp we still had broth left over. We used it as the base for tonight’s … Continue reading

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Easter bread and Brussels sprouts. 4/4/21

On Sunday we decided to have our eggs in the form of cake. Our daughter made this delicious yeast cake/bread called Colomba di Pasqua, or dove of Easter in Italian. It was so good! We ate a lot of it. … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu April 5 – 11, 2021

John and I are hoping to go out to dinner after some wine tasting and then stay overnight at a hotel on Thursday. Woohoo! I am excited about doing something that will be at least semi-normal. We are both fully … Continue reading

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Lentils over kale. 4/2/21

Friday night’s dinner was just what we needed to get us back on our diet track after a prolonged venture into too many dangerous foods. (I’m looking at you wine and matzoh with butter!) In addition to the lentils we … Continue reading

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Scallops and asparagus. 4/1/21

Having scallops for dinner always makes it feel like a special occasion night. Seared scallops and sautéed asparagus in a lemony tartar sauce It takes just minutes to cook these U-10 scallops and John did a great job. They were … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 3/31/21

Whole grain penne with mushrooms and asparagus Is pasta night my favorite night of the week? I think so! Pasta has so much going for it. It is carb heavy and I love carbs. It is so quick to make. … Continue reading

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Chicken taco bowl. 3/30/21

Because we wanted a little more flexibility in regard to our eating matzoh, we decided to pitch the tortillas and go with a taco bowl and eat some matzoh on the side. We started with some rotisserie chicken breast that … Continue reading

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