Author Archives: Beebamom

Vegan! Chickpea stew. 10/15/21

How good do those veggies look?! I am happy that the weather is getting cooler and I can make soups and stews that seemed too heavy for hot summer days. I like this recipe because you can change it up … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, butternut squash, green beans. 10/14/21

Really delicious dinner tonight! John roasted the Chilean sea bass in the oven at 400F for 15 minutes and it was perfect. Earlier in the day he split the butternut squash longitudinally for me and I scored the flesh sides, … Continue reading

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Vegan! Pasta with mushrooms and broccolini. 10/13/21

So great to be cooking again! I thought I would be missing all the fancy dishes and drinks. But, no! This simple pasta dish was like a balm to my over-doing-it soul. John and I make some sort of pasta … Continue reading

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Chickpea sandwich spread. 10/13/21

This is my first healthy-eating, post-vacation lunch. In addition to the chickpea spread, my sandwich includes half of a pita divided into two thin half-round pieces, home grown tomatoes, kale, and celery sticks. I also had an apple for dessert. … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu – October 11 – 17, 2021

Back from vacation! Some serious weight loss is what will be happening in the next few weeks.

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Tasty lunch in Valletta, Malta 10/9/21

One day while we were on Malta we had a lunch at a seaside restaurant. I was expecting something pretty ho-hum since we were with a tour group but the lunch turned out to be way beyond my expectations. Seriously, … Continue reading

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Greetings from Zadar, Croatia. 10/8/21

I have been away for almost three weeks now and I have to admit that I am missing my usual routine. Making up my menu, shopping for the week, and cooking every night is what I like to do. I … Continue reading

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Deconstructed stuffed cabbage. 9/21/21

This was our last dinner before leaving on vacation. I made it in the Instant Pot. Even though it was simpler than actually stuffing the cabbage leaves it was still a lot of work. Delicious, though. Since we were celebrating … Continue reading

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Chicken parm with pasta and zucchini. 9/17/21

Excellent dinner tonight! John took one chicken breast and cut it into four pieces which he pounded out, seasoned, and cooked in a skillet with a spray of olive oil. I had made a tomato sauce with fresh and dried … Continue reading

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Salmon with cauliflower rice and broccoli. 9/16/21

While I liked everything in tonight’s dinner I really think that the mango salsa was the star. Mangoes are so sweet and delicious! They pair especially well with cut up red onion, red bell pepper, jalapeño, cilantro, and lime juice. … Continue reading

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