Category Archives: Easy

Vegetable stir-fry with chicken 5/22/22

Tonight I just was not feeling our usually eggs on Sunday so I switched the eggs to a little chicken that we had. The chicken is a very small part of my stir-fry, more like a condiment than a main … Continue reading

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Chana dal with rice and kale 5/20/22

Chana dal are dried split chickpeas and this stew is a snap to make in a pressure cooker or Instant Pot. We make ours with spicy Original Rotel plus sriracha on top for even more zing. I love the whole … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and asparagus 5/19/22

This is a delicious and filling pasta dinner that I make every week. It always includes some shape or strand of pasta, onions, garlic, mushrooms, and a vegetable. This week I used asparagus. It is one of my favorites. The … Continue reading

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Fish taco with spicy black beans and rice 5/18/22

Underneath the cabbage, tomatoes, onion, and salsa verde there is a fish fillet and a corn tortilla. This is my version of a taco, a whole bunch of things piled on a tortilla. Folding a tortilla up and eating it … Continue reading

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Leftover red lentils with kale and cauliflower rice 5/17/22

We had some leftover lentils from the other night so we heated them up in the microwave. I always have cauliflower rice in the freezer and the microwave is good for heating that up too. The kale was served raw. … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl 5/16/22

For a vegan or vegetarian preparation see note below. This salmon bowl is half hot entree, half salad, and one hundred percent delicious. John cooks our salmon on one side after a 20 minute brine starting in a cold pan … Continue reading

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Scrambled eggs and Caprese salad 5/15/22

Sunday night is a day of rest for the cooks at our house. We always make Breakfast for Dinner for ourselves. John makes a ham, cheese, mushroom, and scallion omelet and I make an egg dish which varies a lot … Continue reading

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Shrimp with broccoli and zucchini over polenta 5/12/22

Shrimp with vegetables over polenta is our version of shrimp and grits. John uses Bob’s Red Mill polenta and makes it in a ratio of six parts water to one part polenta. One half cup of polenta turns into quite … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale 5/11/22

It’s pasta Wednesday! It’s also vegan Wednesday! I try to keep my Wednesdays vegan along with one or two other vegan or vegetarian days a week. This week along with with this pasta dinner, Friday (Afghani dal), Saturday (grilled porto … Continue reading

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Roasted talapia with sheet pan sprouts and squash 5/10/22

Tonight’s easy, delicious, quick, and healthy dinner is all a matter of timing. Method: Turn the oven on to 425F convect During the preheat season the fish in a baking dish with olive oil, Old Bay, salt, garlic powder, and … Continue reading

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