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Weekly Menu. May 10 – 16, 2021

This week is a slight departure from our norm. After suggesting that planning for leftovers is a good idea, this week I did not do advance planning for Saturday. So by the time Saturday rolls around I will be checking … Continue reading

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Planning ahead – Leftovers For Dinner (LFD). 5/8/21

Does this plate look familiar? It looks familiar because this is the other half of the double portion of Chana dal we made on Monday. What a pleasure to know that Saturday night’s dinner only needs a reheat and a … Continue reading

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Farro and mushroom stuffed peppers. 5/7/21

John and I kind of invented this dinner on the fly when we were thinking about our weekly menu. We talked about wanting to use tofu and farro and decided that a stuffed pepper would be a way to combine … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass with sheet pan potatoes and green beans. 5/6/21

Using this frozen Chilean sea bass from Costco makes a pricy fish affordable. We probably have some rendition of this dinner every two to three weeks. It definitely does not get old! To keep the number of pots and pans … Continue reading

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Pasta Puttanesca. 5/5/21

Tonight’s dinner is pasta puttanesca or pasta in the style of the prostitute. It is an odd name for a delicious dish. I used a can of tomatoes with chiles supplemented by part of a can of regular chopped tomatoes. … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner with rutabaga and broccoli. 5/4/21

May the fourth (of good nutrition) be with you. I remember taking our son to see the movie in 1983 when he was six years old. He’s been a Star Wars fan since and his kids are too. Personally I … Continue reading

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Chana dal with kale and cauli-rice. 5/3/21

This is one of my favorite meals and we made a double recipe so that we could have it again on Saturday, our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) day. We used two cups of the Chana dal plus one half cup … Continue reading

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BFD – Egg and veg stir-fry with cauli-rice. 5/2/21

Sunday is always Breakfast For Dinner day. John always makes some sort of omelet and I always make, well, a bunch of different things! Tonight my BFD was a stir-fry of mushrooms, onions, garlic, green beans, broccoli, carrots, and celery. … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu – May 3 – 9, 2021

This week’s menu is pretty basic and leans heavily on plant-based dishes. I am hoping to get back to my goal weight in the next week so making easy dishes that taste great and have a lower calorie count will … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms. 5/1/21

Happy May! And for me, happy to be home!! What a pleasure to be cooking in my own kitchen where I have everything I need close at hand. John said he felt like pasta so while he heated up the … Continue reading

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