Category Archives: American

Salmon with mango salsa, green beans, and rutabaga. 9/1/21

John laid down a layer of sea salt in a frying pan and started the salmon in a cold pan over low heat. The salmon took about 15 minutes to cook almost entirely on the skin side. He turned it … Continue reading

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Mahi mahi sticks with leeks and zucchini. 8/28/21

About a month ago we tried making fish sticks out of mahi mahi and it was good but the coating sort of fell off and got too dark before the fish cooked. This time instead of pinko breadcrumbs we used … Continue reading

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Roasted Chilean sea bass, new potatoes, green beans. 8/27/21

If you have good ingredients then your dinner will be delicious without very much embellishment. Tonight’s dinner consisted of great ingredients simply prepared. John roasted the sea bass at 400F for 12 to 14 minutes ( it depends on the … Continue reading

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Salad days. 8/25/21

I seem to be in the post-vacation doldrums. I planned out my menu and even bought what I needed to make it but I am just not executing my plan. Both Monday and Wednesday this week I just did not … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala, rutabagas, and broccoli. 8/24/21

You might look at this picture and think that John and I are still splurging but, no. This dinner is totally on our healthy eating plan! My plate is comprised of a small amount of chicken breast, a sauce made … Continue reading

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BFD, egg-actly! 8/22/21

I am back home from my little vacation and ending up my week with my usual Breakfast For Dinner! I did a lot of imperfect eating last week and now I need to get back to healthy eating. And what … Continue reading

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Scallops with beurre blanc, potatoes, and leeks. 8/19/21

This restaurant quality dinner was made by our son for us on the next to last day of our vacation. It was superb! My only contribution was to peel the potatoes and cut up the vegetables. He calls this his … Continue reading

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Beyond Meat burger, potato, salad. 8/11/21

Today’s hot weather dinner was another foray into plant-based burgers. Last week we tried Morningstar’s Incogmeato and our reaction was meh. The Beyond Meat burger was better especially if you like well-done burgers. For those of us who like our … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with rice and broccoli 8/9/21

We made an easy dinner tonight. John cooked the chicken in a pan and made the sauce out of packet of chicken gravy substituting Marsala wine for part of the water. I steamed the broccoli and reheated leftover rice. I … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans 8/7/21

Who doesn’t love taco night?! When we have tacos I set up a make your own taco bar so it is up to me to get all the condiments ready and cook the beans while John is responsible for cooking … Continue reading

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