Category Archives: Easy

Salmon bowl with cauliflower rice, cucumbers, avocado, and cabbage. 11/11/21

We were planning on having salmon bowls on Saturday but when the avocado is ripe, it is time to use it. We have had this dish weekly for the last three weeks. It has become a real favorite at our … Continue reading

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Pasta puttanesca and a salad 11/10/21

Pasta puttanesca with a salad is a delight to look at and to eat. The salty, spicy sauce goes well with the vinegary salad dressing. Here is my recipe for the pasta sauce – https://dininglite.blog/2021/05/06/pasta-puttanesca-5-5-21/

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Whole grain orecchiette with spinach and mushrooms. 11/6/21

I had been looking for a while for some whole grain orecchiette like we had ages ago when we traveled in Italy. The orecchiette pictured above is the kind that you can get at your local supermarket. It is not … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 11/5/21

John and I made this recipe last week with salmon and decided to try it again with shrimp. Although I like the salmon rendition better, this shrimp one is very good, quick, and easy. The shrimp cooks very quickly so … Continue reading

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Chana dal with kale and rice. 11/4/21

We made a double recipe for the three of us and figured we would have leftovers. It was so good that there was only one little ramekin’s worth left. It is great when you make a dish that is good … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb chops with butternut squash and broccoli. 11/2/21

Easy dinner tonight! I roasted the butternut squash after cutting it in half lengthwise, scooping out the seeds, and seasoning it with salt and nutmeg. It cooked in a 425F oven for about 55 minutes. I mashed it up with … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup. 10/31/21

While I am not a big fan of a bowl of raw vegetables (salad), I do enjoy a big bowl of cooked vegetables and broth (soup). Now that it is getting chillier and as Standard Time approaches more soups and … Continue reading

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Turkey sausage with cabbage two ways. 10/30/21

My original plan was for turkey sausage with BBQ beans and sauerkraut. Since I have been trying to cut out some carbs throughout the day, John and our daughter had the BBQ beans and I made some coleslaw to accompany … Continue reading

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Scallops with green beans and broccoli. 10/29/21

Having scallops for dinner always seems like a special occasion. In fact we opened a nice bottle of Chardonnay to drink with it. Due to the wine drinking, I decided to forego the new potatoes and make myself a double … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and broccoli. 10/27/21

Happy Pasta Day! Whole grain penne is our current go-to pasta and broccoli is the all-season vegetable. This yummy vegan entree takes less than a half an hour from slicing the first mushroom to ladling it into your bowl. A … Continue reading

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