Category Archives: Easy

Chicken enchiladas and spicy black beans 5/5/22

In celebration of Cinco de Mayo we made chicken enchiladas and spicy black beans. Our method is pretty simple. Buy a jar of salsa verde, corn tortillas, feta cheese, and rotisserie chicken. Shred the chicken. Put a layer of salsa … Continue reading

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Matzoh ball soup 5/4/22

We still are finishing up leftovers from Sunday. This soup was made from a packaged mix but we diluted it a little more since it is very salty and added extra vegetables and some chicken pieces.

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Chilean sea bass and an expanse of vegetables 5/3/22

Perhaps it is because I prepared them but it seemed to me that the vegetables outshone the Chilean sea bass (which is not easy to do!) John roasted the sea bass for 15 minutes in a 400F oven. The fillets … Continue reading

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Leftover lamb, asparagus, and rice bowl 5/2/22

On Sunday we had a big family dinner with sous vide and then grilled boneless leg of lamb with chimichurri, scalloped potatoes, and asparagus with sauce gribiche. I was so busy that I forgot to take pictures! We had plenty … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato and mushroom sauce 4/30/22

I was supposed to be eating some sort of egg thing on Saturday since we were having a big family dinner on Sunday, the normal breakfast for dinner day. But I just could not make myself do it. We had … Continue reading

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New! Tuna poke with rice 4/28/22

We went to Costco on Tuesday and decided to buy a package of tuna that looked great. I have been wanting to try making poke so this seemed like a good time. I used this recipe from Serious Eats as … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale 4/27/22

It’s Wednesday so it must be pasta! I cannot tell you how much I look forward to pasta night. Our pasta is a healthy, vegan bowl of vegetables and olive oil with some pasta water to make a thin sauce. … Continue reading

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Salmon bowls 4/26/22

This is a family favorite. While John brines the salmon for half an hour in 1 quart of water and 2 tablespoons of table salt, I cut up the veggies (thinly sliced cucumbers, chopped avocado, cabbage shredded, and edamame) and … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with sheet pan squash and sprouts 4/25/22

The most onerous job in this dinner was cutting the sprouts in half! The chicken is pulled rotisserie breast meat from Costco and heated through in the sauce. The sauce is a packet of McCormack’s chicken gravy made with Marsala … Continue reading

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Soy seasoned vegetables and eggs 4/24/22

Sunday’s breakfast for dinner consisted of several different vegetables sauteed until crisp/tender and seasoned with soy sauce, garlic, and ginger. In a separate pan i soft scrambled two eggs and laid them on top. The vegetables I used were mushrooms, … Continue reading

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