Category Archives: American

English breakfast for dinner. 11/1/20

This was not quite the traditional full English breakfast. I was careful to stay within the parameters of my healthy eating for weight loss plan. My Breakfast For Dinner was delicious, easy to prepare, and filling. I made scrambled eggs, … Continue reading

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LFD – Lunch For Dinner. 10/31/20

Sometimes Saturday’s LFD means Leftovers For Dinner and other times it’s Lunch For Dinner. Either way Saturday’s dinner means a casual meal. It is certainly a good way to relax after a busy cooking week. Luckily I was experimenting with … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 10/29/20

This is one of our favorite pasta meals. We actually prefer the heartier flavor of the whole grain penne. The asparagus is from Peru where it is springtime. We have also been getting some tasty blueberries from Peru lately. I … Continue reading

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Classic chicken. 10/28/20

Hardly a week goes by that John and I do not make what I call Classic Chicken! Our son says that he makes a similar meal every Monday. I guess he inherited the chicken gene! Although everything was delicious, the … Continue reading

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Odds and ends. 10/28/20

I did not stick exactly to my menu yesterday. I have a Zoom meeting on Tuesdays at 3:30 so by the time I am done sometimes I  do not feel like going through the big dinner production. Certainly you can … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon, cauli+rice, veg mix

We enjoyed a tasty salmon dinner last night. The salmon was cooked in about 5 minutes by John and I made the riced cauliflower and white rice mix, and the broccoli stem/snow peas combo. What? You are not using your … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, rice, and snow peas. 10/20/20

This is a very simple but delicious dinner. It is really the quality of the fish that makes the difference. We buy these individually frozen pieces of fish at Costco. We have never run into a bad piece or even … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 10/15/20

In these roiling times preparing a classic, comforting dinner for you and your family soothes your soul. So tonight we decide to make sous vide chicken breast with tarragon, mashed potatoes with chicken/mushroom gravy, and broccoli. We also pass up … Continue reading

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Salmon with tarragon sauce. 10/12/20

Today I had to be extra careful calorie-wise because John was making me a Negroni Sbagliato for our before-sies. That is a combination of 1.5 oz. Campari, 1.5 oz. sweet vermouth, 3 oz. sparkling wine, 2 olives, and orange peel. … Continue reading

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Breakfast For Dinner (BFD) 10/11/20

My love affair with soft scrambled eggs goes back to a trip several years ago to Vienne, France. Michelin-starred Chef Henriroux at La Pyramide Hotel likes to come down to the kitchen some mornings and make breakfast. His eggs cook … Continue reading

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