Category Archives: Easy

Southwestern – Chicken Chili. 8/5/20

Our next stop in our tour around the culinary world comes from the U.S. Southwest. This easy chicken chili uses a Costco rotisserie chicken* and canned cannellini beans. I used the Neely’s Chicken Chili recipe which you can find at … Continue reading

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Italian – pasta with mushrooms and broccolini. 8/4/20

I love making pasta with vegetables. It is so simple. You just cook up your onions, garlic, and mushrooms and then when close to when the pasta is done cooking, you add the broccolini. A little olive oil and pasta … Continue reading

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Vegetable fried (cauliflower) rice with egg. 8/2/20

Usually I do not go to this much trouble on Sunday but the idea of a plain scrambled egg was just too boring! So kicking off International Week I made an Asian inspired fried rice using my recently acquired cauliflower … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, broccoli, new potatoes. 8/1/20

Well, here it is August and we are no closer to getting through with this pandemic than we were three months ago. Maybe conditions are worse. But we have to eat and I am going to cook my way through … Continue reading

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Instant Pot pigeon peas ala Chana dal. 7/31/20

When we went to India Bazaar we got a very large bag of dried pigeon peas (toor dal). There are not too many toor dal recipes so we decided to prepare them much the same as we do Chana dal … Continue reading

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Pasta puttanesca. 7/29/20

This is without a doubt one of my favorite vegan dishes! I ate lightly all day so that I could have three ounces of whole grain spaghetti with the yummy, salty tomato sauce laden with chile flakes, olives, and capers. … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir fry and breakfast for dinner. 7/25, 26/20

We finish off last week on Saturday with a tasty shrimp stir fry and start off the new week on Sunday with Breakfast for Dinner.

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Salmon with rice and snow peas. 7/23/20

We are eating more salmon to help support our HDL with omega-3 fatty acids. Tonight’s salmon was quickly pan fried in a spray of olive oil. It took less than 10 minutes to cook. Along with snow peas and rice … Continue reading

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Vegan whole grain penne with mushrooms and broccolini. 7/22/20

I really enjoy eating a big bowl of pasta but my healthy eating plan wants me to eat fewer carbs. What to do? First, select a whole grain pasta and second, make a sauce which is loaded with vegetables – … Continue reading

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Chicken breast with rice and broccoli. 7/21/20

I know it is chicken breast again! Last week to make it a little different I ate the chicken with BBQ sauce. This week I ate it with soy sauce. At first we were going to have rutabagas instead of … Continue reading

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