Category Archives: Easy

Hot weather assembling. 7/10/21

When it is too hot to cook the best thing to do is to have an assembled dinner. Since it was around 104F yesterday, we decided on a Southwest chicken salad. We set up the ingredients on the kitchen island … Continue reading

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Red lentil sundae. 7/9/21

I know it is hardly the sundae you were looking for but this is a delicious vegetarian (or vegan minus the yogurt) dish that is super healthy, tasty, and pretty to look at. I first had this red lentil stew … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 7/8/21

We were supposed to be preparing shrimp tonight but we opted to change the menu to a favorite of ours, clam chowder. I have taken a traditional recipe for New England clam chowder and lightened it up so that it … Continue reading

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Pan seared Pacific cod with rice and Vietnamese salsa. 7/7/21

Originally John was going to pan sear the cod and I was going to make some sort of vegetation. I don’t know, maybe I was planning on doing a sheet pan veg but I made that veg yesterday and our … Continue reading

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Chicken piccata with sheet pan veg 7/6/21

We were too busy to go to the grocery store today so I ended up with a sheet pan of vegetables which did not really go with chicken piccata. But since they still tasted really good, the dinner was a … Continue reading

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Kitchen sink salad. 7/3/21

I decided to make a salad tonight rather than the planned eggs. John opted for a bowl of cereal. I finished up the last of a bag of carrots and stalk of celery as well as making a significant dent … Continue reading

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Healthy shrimp scampi with broccoli and rice 7/2/21

John and I were wondering tonight, why don’t we make this more often? Good question because it is healthy and delicious. I am definitely going to make sure that it appears on the menu at least once a month from … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, collards, and corn 7/1/21

The only negative thing I can say about this dinner is that there were not enough scallops!! We have been getting frozen scallops at Costco in the counter with the fish for ages but the past two times that we … Continue reading

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Penne and chickpeas with greens and mozzarella. 6/30/21

Since I do not eat much cheese, this recipe is a real treat for me. Of course, if you are eating strictly vegan you should omit the mozzarella pearls (a product by Bel Gioso that I found at WalMart.) The … Continue reading

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Sesame salmon bowl. 6/29/21

This is a new recipe for us and it comes from the NYTimes cooking site which is behind a paywall and configured so it cannot be copied. If you have a subscription I highly recommend trying this dish. It is … Continue reading

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