Category Archives: Easy

Scrambled eggs, veg patty, salad, toast. 1/16/22

Sunday is our day off from cooking. John makes an omelet and I make some sort of egg dish, sometimes with a vegetable stir fry, or with some beans in a tortilla, but today just simply scrambled. It’s a no-thinking, … Continue reading

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Hearty salmon Niçoise with mustard sauce. 1/15/22

Usually a Niçoise salad is made with canned tuna but we had some salmon to use so we decided that changing the seafood would be okay. I read afterwards that there is a lot of culinary controversy about making substitutions, … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos, mango salsa, spicy black beans 1/14/22

It seems like we are ending the week with a Southwestern/Mexican vibe, enchiladas on Thursday and tacos on Friday. Shrimp tacos are a quick to make and tasty dinner plus well within my healthy eating plan. John sauteed the shrimp … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas and salsa slaw. 1/13/22

For Thursday night’s dinner I shredded some rotisserie chicken and rolled it in a corn tortilla along with chopped onion, some shredded cheese, cilantro, and jarred salsa verde. I put 12 of these in a 9×13 dish with some salsa … Continue reading

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Salad and pesto pasta. 1/12/22

Today I was extra hungry so I decided that a two course dinner would help me control the munchies. As much as I frequently say that I do not like making salads, I do enjoy eating them. A salad before … Continue reading

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Chicken breast with gravy, rutabaga, and broccoli. 1/10/22

This is my super comforting comfort meal. Not that I need comforting but eating it feels like a big hug. Every Monday when the kids were little we always had “chicken Monday” so there are a lot of fond memories … Continue reading

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Toor dal (pigeon peas with tomato and spices). 1/9/22

A while ago John and I went to the Indian grocery and bought big bags of Chana dal and Toor dal. Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried pigeon peas. We have had a lot of … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner. 1/8/22

I went quite basic this week with my BFD consisting of two soft scrambled eggs, a veggie patty and a small salad. I usually make this on Sunday but we had been out car shopping (this is not a good … Continue reading

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Null soup. 1/7/22

Good for lunch, good for dinner, good for snack, null soup! I made a big pot of null soup the other day for times when I am too tired to make something nutritious and might slide into choices I wish … Continue reading

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Sesame salmon bowls. 1/6/22

Our daughter loves this dinner and asks for it at least once every two weeks. I got the original recipe from NYTimes Cooking but adapted it to makes it way less complicated and time consuming. Our recipe is make some … Continue reading

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