Category Archives: Grilling

Grilled portobello with 2-bean vegetable salad 5/13/22

If you are trying to eat more plant-based meals, grilling a portobello mushroom instead of a meat burger is a great substitution. John marinated the mushrooms in no fat Italian salad dressing and balsamic vinegar and sprinkled on some garlic … Continue reading

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Lamb chops with fennel, leek, potato braise. 3/1/22

These lamb chops are part of the pack we bought at Costco for Valentine’s Day. Once again John did a super job grilling them. I am pretty happy with the vegetable side dish I concocted as well. After thinly slicing … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Lamb chops and sheet pan veg. 2/14/22

We had delicious grilled lamb chops for Valentine’s Day. John grilled them perfectly. I was in charge of the vegetables (as usual.) I bought a packet of already peeled and chopped butternut squash which I have decided is worth the … Continue reading

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Flank steak, baked potato, Brussels sprouts. 11/18/21

We had a change of plans tonight because I bought a bunch of Brussels sprouts and wanted to see if I could reheat them successfully for Thanksgiving. Our three remaining meals for the week were Chilean sea bass, chicken enchiladas, … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak and three vegetables. 11/9/21

I have been trying to add more vegetables and cut back on carbs at dinner. Since starchy foods are my favs, this move often leaves me grumpy. Tonight’s dinner of three veggies with grilled flank steak left me full and … 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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Grilled flank steak, grilled potato, Brussels sprouts

Tonight was one of the rare nights when we have red meat. John heavily seasoned the flank steak and then grilled it for six minutes. I microwaved the potato halves and then handed them off to him for a final … Continue reading

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Beyond Meat burger, potato, salad. 8/11/21

Today’s hot weather dinner was another foray into plant-based burgers. Last week we tried Morningstar’s Incogmeato and our reaction was meh. The Beyond Meat burger was better especially if you like well-done burgers. For those of us who like our … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken and potato with broccoli 8/2/21

Chicken thighs were on the Monday menu and John did a great job grilling them. He made a hot and a less hot side of the grill and cooked the thighs the majority of the time on the cooler side. … Continue reading

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Grilling on the Fourth. 7/4/21

Happy Fourth of July! We took advantage of a beautiful day here in Northern California grilling our dinner and eating al fresco. Because we like to eat volume so we used our one roll to support two different burgers. This … Continue reading

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