Category Archives: American

🐟. Scallops with collard greens melange. 4/4/20

Instead of having the usual scallops, potatoes, and collard greens, I expanded the veg and cut out the starch. I know that as I approach my goal weight-wise it becomes more difficult to lose weight so I have to cut … Continue reading

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πŸ“ Chicken breast with broccoli and rutabagas. 4/3/20

Rarely a week goes by that John and I do not make what we call our classic chicken dinner. John puts one chicken breast that we share in the immersion circulator and sets the temperature to 160F. Β I chop up … Continue reading

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πŸ¦ƒ Kale soup with turkey sausage, potatoes, and cannellini beans. 4/2/20

I came across this recipe and decided to make it my own. The original recipe called for chorizo, russet potatoes, tomatoes, kale, and broth. My version has turkey sausage, kale stems and leaves, small red potatoes, cannellini beans, carrots, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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πŸ‚ Instant Pot beef stew 4/1/20

We are using up meat that has been in the freezer for more than 6 months. I think that these boneless beef short ribs are the last ones. Making a beef stew in the Instant Pot is really easy and … Continue reading

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πŸ₯¬ Vegetarian Original Joe’s Special 3/29/20

Original Joe’s is a restaurant founded in 1937 in the Tenderloin District of San Francisco by a Croatian immigrant. This Bay Area institution,Β still open today, serves mostly Italian-American fare with the idea of delivering the diner good, affordable food. One … Continue reading

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πŸ₯¬ Vegetable stir-fry. 3/28/20

We decided to get back on our diet track with a vegetable stir-fry. I have been making this type of stir-fry for lunch recently so I merely had to cut up more vegetables to make it an entree for both … Continue reading

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😩 How I binge 3/27/20

I post what John and I eat almost every day. I try to make up a weekly menu that is full of easy-to-make, healthy dinners. Β On the days when I do not post it is usually because something like last … Continue reading

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