Author Archives: Beebamom

Breaded mahi mahi, zucchini and leeks. 7/27/21

Tonight we were supposed to be using the mahi mahi in a Brazilian fish stew. We would have to do a lot of amending to the recipe to make it healthy enough for us to eat, i.e. use light coconut … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak and potato with broccoli 7/26/2

Looks like we are in for a hot week so grilling outside keeps the kitchen cool. John cooked the flank steak to medium and it was very tasty. I actually cooked the potatoes in the microwave first and then handed … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu. July 26 – August 1, 2021

I have been extra hungry lately and feeling a little deprived. This week I am going for more of a comfort food menu to see if that will help. My dinners are a little more meaty than usual. I want … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/21

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is a dish we ordered when we used to eat out before the pandemic and the dieting. We periodically try to make it at home with varying results. Saturday’s rendition was closer. Some day … Continue reading

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Split chickpea stew (Chana dal) with rice and kale 7/22/21

This is another lesson in how to stretch your dinner intake. Along with cooking the chickpeas in the Instant Pot I also added the stems from the kale. John made some rice and I combined my half cup of white … Continue reading

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Day off sushi and wakame. 7/21/21

What can I say? We were busy on Wednesday and I just did not feel like cooking. Even to me there are days when the prep and cooking and clean up just seem like too much. We have a new … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta puttanesca with mushrooms and kale. 7/20/21

I have various tricks for making my pasta seem like more than it is. What I would really like is to eat half a pound of pasta at a time but I know that is not in the cards if … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy slaw. 7/19/21

This dinner can be made easily using some convenience products. John shredded some rotisserie chicken while I sautéed onions, garlic, and chopped jalapeño peppers. I combined the chicken with the veg and added some jarred salsa verde and shredded cheese. … Continue reading

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BFD Sautéed vegetables over mixed greens topped with scrambled eggs. 7/18/21

I know this looks a lot like last Sunday’s BFD (Breakfast For Dinner) but I love this combination. This week I added a couple of handfuls of cole slaw mix to my sauté. I season the vegetables with ginger, rogan … Continue reading

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Weekly menu. July 19 – July 25, 2021

In order to pep up our nightly dinners, this week is International Week! We will be making Mexican, Thai, Italian, Indian, and Brazilian dishes. Healthy eating does not have to be boring!

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