Category Archives: Easy

🥬 Chana dal (Instant Pot). 1/17/20

I forgot to post this meal before I left for my long weekend trip. I will be back on Wednesday with new posts. Chana dal is a stew of dried split chickpeas, tomatoes, stock, and flavorings. I made this for … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetable fried rice. 1/15/20

We were supposed to go out to dinner tonight but the timing did not work out and we arrived home tired and hungry after being caught in rush hour traffic. This would be one of those times when we used … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/13/20

We are trying to use up old leftovers so we can create new leftovers! We still have some chicken from our Costco chicken and some rice from who knows when. Pair those with onions, carrots, celery, parsley, and some chicken … Continue reading

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🥚🥬 Scrambled egg and a snausage. 1/12/20

Monday morning is weigh-in day for John and me so breakfast-for-dinner is always a good choice for Sunday night dinner. We have been unusually hungry this week so it has been harder to stick to the weight-loss regime. Add to … Continue reading

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🐓 Comfort chicken dinner. 1/11/20

We bought a rotisserie chicken at Costco the other day. I read somewhere that you should always buy a chicken when you are there because it is such an amazing value. I had no real plans for it other than … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetarian/vegan tacos. 1/10/20

Most people love tacos! They are so versatile. You can stuff them with beef, chicken, fish, shrimp, or,  like tonight’s dinner, with beans and condiments. The filling I made is pinto beans thickened with fat free refried beans and spiced … Continue reading

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🥩 Grilled flank steak. 1/9/20

I have to admit that I kind of went off the rails on Wednesday. Cooking, dieting, cooking, dieting, I needed a break. Although I had planned a nice vegetarian meal of bean tacos, they never got made. John was a … Continue reading

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