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Weekly Menu. June 20-26, 2022

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Sort of eggplant Parmesan with zoodles. 6/18/22

I made up this dish while making it. I knew I did not want breaded and fried eggplant and remembered how much we had enjoyed the eggplant cubes that I roasted in the oven for our farro bowls. I decided … Continue reading

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Scallops with roasted broccolini and asparagus. 6/17/22

Originally I had planned on making asparagus and a salad. When I went to the grocery store they had a pack of asparagus and broccolini together for $5. I shifted gears and decided that asparagus and broccolini totally went together … Continue reading

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Red lentils with chicken, kale, and cauliflower rice. 6/16/22

First let me note that John ate this dish vegan by simply removing the chicken. Since I am eating lower carbs I needed to replace some of the lentils with more protein. I have rotisserie chicken in the fridge so … Continue reading

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Pan-roasted salmon, broccoli, salad. 6/15/22

My new lower carb way of eating is going quite successfully and I am not feeling deprived hardly at all. Being able to use olive oil more freely has made cooking easier and the results tastier. John cooked the salmon … Continue reading

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Hamburger with grilled cauliflower and coleslaw. 6/14/22

A hot day calls for cooking outside. While I made a cool cole slaw indoors, John cooked the burgers and cauliflower on the grill. While John and our daughter had burgers on sesame buns, I had mine without the extra … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass with salad and zucchini 6/13/22

Today I started my low carb living with a delicious piece of Chilean sea bass with an accompanying salad and sautéed zucchini. We ate the salad as a first course dressed simply with olive oil and red wine vinegar. It … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu. June 13 – 19, 2022

After following the WW food plan for 2 1/2 years, I am going to try something new. I have decided to experiment with low carb and see if I can get myself re-enthused by doing something new. I am also … Continue reading

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Sushi. 6/11/22

Since it has been so hot here we decided to pitch our previous plan of salmon with roasted cauliflower and keep the kitchen cool by buying take-out sushi. We get sushi from one of our local grocery stores and it … Continue reading

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Southwest salad. 6/10/22

It was really hot here yesterday, in the upper 90s. So we scuttled our cooking plans and made a southwest salad. John and I used to buy this salad pre-made from Costco but, as it happens with many things we … Continue reading

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