Author Archives: Beebamom

📋 Weekly Menu January 12-17, 2020

John and I did not totally stick to the menu last week so we are adding the eggs and pasta fagioli to this week’s menu again. There are a few soups and stews this week because I am going away … Continue reading

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🐓 Comfort chicken dinner. 1/11/20

We bought a rotisserie chicken at Costco the other day. I read somewhere that you should always buy a chicken when you are there because it is such an amazing value. I had no real plans for it other than … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetarian/vegan tacos. 1/10/20

Most people love tacos! They are so versatile. You can stuff them with beef, chicken, fish, shrimp, or,  like tonight’s dinner, with beans and condiments. The filling I made is pinto beans thickened with fat free refried beans and spiced … Continue reading

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🥩 Grilled flank steak. 1/9/20

I have to admit that I kind of went off the rails on Wednesday. Cooking, dieting, cooking, dieting, I needed a break. Although I had planned a nice vegetarian meal of bean tacos, they never got made. John was a … Continue reading

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⚓️ Scallops, snow peas, steamed new potatoes 1/7/20

Scallops, snow peas and steamed potatoes-if you are me there is nothing better. This is my favorite meal for special events and for every day.  We were at Costco this morning and scallops were on the “to buy” list. Once … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken vegetable soup. 1/6/20

Today I am a magician in the kitchen. I made chicken soup with no work at all.  I took the remnants of the chickpea stew we has last Thursday and added a half container of chicken stock. Then I dumped … Continue reading

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🥬 New recipe! Vegan lentils with roasted root vegetables. 1/5/20

This is my take on a recipe by Melissa Clark of NY Times Cooking. I wanted more vegetables and to make it a little less fussy. It turned out really tasty even with my shortcuts like pre-chopped butternut squash, bottled … Continue reading

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