Category Archives: Easy

🍤 Back to sane eating. 9/30/19

Apple pie! Soup with a stick of butter in it! Hunks of homemade bread! Yes, I ate it all yesterday but as I used to tell my classes at Weight Watchers, you are not overweight because you ate a piece … Continue reading

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🍗 Pan-roasted chicken, rutabagas, and broccoli. 9/28/19

Rutabagas take a long time to cook. Instead of hauling out the Instant Pot I just put them in boiling water and it took at least 45 minutes. They turned out really tasty though all mashed up with a little … Continue reading

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🍗 Lentils with smoked turkey sausage and veg. 9/27/19

Here’s my pot of lentils with turkey sausage and a bunch of different vegetables burbling on the stove prior to dinner.   I really like lentils! All the vegetables make this a really hearty stew. Seriously you don’t even need … Continue reading

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🐟 Penne with tuna and snow peas. 9/28/19

Thursday’s dinner was another “pantry” dinner.  Some pasta, a can of tuna, olive oil, an herb, and a vegetable. Although I used fresh snow peas and tarragon, it could just as easily have been made with frozen peas and dried … Continue reading

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🍤 Taco Wednesday. 9/25/19

Tuesday isn’t just the night for tacos anymore! Our taco night consisted of shrimp tacos on corn tortillas topped with salsa, cabbage, and yogurt/cumin crema. On the side we had spicy black beans and the rest of the broccoli salad … Continue reading

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🍗 Rotisserie chicken and yummy sides. 9/24/19

Weatherunderground said that it hit 102F in my town yesterday. That is too hot to be turning on the oven or stove! So right before it was time for dinner John went to the grocery store and picked up a … Continue reading

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🥬 Grilled portobello mushroom with broccoli salad. 9/23/19

Sorry for getting this post up late. I completely forgot about doing it!! John grilled the mushrooms after marinating them with a little olive oil and bourbon balsamic vinegar. We served them on light bread toast with a thin smear … Continue reading

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