Author Archives: Beebamom

Deconstructed fish tacos. 7/13/21

For Taco Tuesday I decided to skip the tortillas and put my taco innards on a plate. The thing with tacos is once you have taken your first bite they are hard to put down so you just keep eating … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with pesto and salad. 7/12/21

As a first course on Monday we started out with a tossed green salad with lots of extras. Mushrooms, carrots, cabbage, cherry tomatoes, and some spicy pepperoncini gave interest and texture to the salad. John complimented me on the salad … Continue reading

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Raw and sautéed veg topped with soft scrambled eggs. 7/11/21

It’s Sunday so it must be BFD (Breakfast For Dinner)! While John was busy making his usual omelet, I was chopping up and sautéing my BFD veg. I cooked the mushrooms and onions first and then added everything else. I … Continue reading

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Anniversary Week Menu. July 12 – July 18, 2021

This week John and I are celebrating our 49th wedding anniversary! Almost 50 years! Wow, the time has flown by and I think we are happier than ever. We have had a wonderful life together and are hoping for many … Continue reading

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Hot weather assembling. 7/10/21

When it is too hot to cook the best thing to do is to have an assembled dinner. Since it was around 104F yesterday, we decided on a Southwest chicken salad. We set up the ingredients on the kitchen island … Continue reading

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Red lentil sundae. 7/9/21

I know it is hardly the sundae you were looking for but this is a delicious vegetarian (or vegan minus the yogurt) dish that is super healthy, tasty, and pretty to look at. I first had this red lentil stew … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 7/8/21

We were supposed to be preparing shrimp tonight but we opted to change the menu to a favorite of ours, clam chowder. I have taken a traditional recipe for New England clam chowder and lightened it up so that it … Continue reading

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Pan seared Pacific cod with rice and Vietnamese salsa. 7/7/21

Originally John was going to pan sear the cod and I was going to make some sort of vegetation. I don’t know, maybe I was planning on doing a sheet pan veg but I made that veg yesterday and our … Continue reading

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Chicken piccata with sheet pan veg 7/6/21

We were too busy to go to the grocery store today so I ended up with a sheet pan of vegetables which did not really go with chicken piccata. But since they still tasted really good, the dinner was a … Continue reading

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Whole grain spaghetti with pesto, salad 7/5/21

Tonight we started with a salad since we were having pesto rather than vegetables in our pasta. The salad had a mix of greens, mushrooms, scallions, and cherry tomatoes. I make a very low fat salad dressing using two of … Continue reading

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