Category Archives: American

All-week Soup 10/12/19

Back at the beginning of the week I made what I called a last salute to summer-fresh vegetables with garbanzo beans and soup pasta. We had quite a bit leftover so during the week John ate it for lunch a … Continue reading

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Mushroom burgers. 10/10/19

Some good grilling from John tonight. After marinating the portobello mushrooms in some of our lo-cal dressing, salt, pepper and olive oil spray, he put them on the grill for about eight minutes on each side. I made broccoli salad … Continue reading

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Dinner ideas. 10/9/19

Here are a couple of dinner ideas from the past week. The first picture is of chicken chili. I used my version (lower in fat) of the Neelys from Food Network’s recipe. One thing that I discovered is that using … Continue reading

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Bratwurst and sauerkraut. 10/2/19

I just made something easy for dinner tonight. The bratwursts come from Trader Joe’s and are cooked in a little water and oil until the water evaporates and the sausage browns. The roll is a Cobblestone sausage roll. I cut … Continue reading

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🍤 Back to sane eating. 9/30/19

Apple pie! Soup with a stick of butter in it! Hunks of homemade bread! Yes, I ate it all yesterday but as I used to tell my classes at Weight Watchers, you are not overweight because you ate a piece … Continue reading

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🥬 Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/29/19

We had a really fine dinner to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and it was vegetarian to boot! Our daughter and I went crazy baking. I made an apple pie since apples are symbolic for the holiday and our daughter made challah. … Continue reading

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🍗 Pan-roasted chicken, rutabagas, and broccoli. 9/28/19

Rutabagas take a long time to cook. Instead of hauling out the Instant Pot I just put them in boiling water and it took at least 45 minutes. They turned out really tasty though all mashed up with a little … Continue reading

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