Category Archives: Healthy tips

What I eat for breakfast. 1/12/21

We were supposed to make Vietnamese sweet and sour soup for dinner on Wednesday but discovered that the okra had turned entirely into slime and had to make an alternative plan for dinner. This plan was more like the old … Continue reading

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BFD Asian influenced Breakfast For Dinner. 1/10/21

I realize that this does not look much like a traditional American breakfast. However, the eggs on a Breakfast For Dinner meal are really just a jumping off point for dinner creations. For my BFD I made a rolled omelet … Continue reading

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Lentil curry with vegetables. 1/7/21

Sorry to skip a day but much like most of the people in the U.S. I was watching the horrific events taking place in our nation’s capital on Wednesday. While John and I stayed glued to the TV we just … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/5/21

This is just an extra post about what I eat for lunch.  I am thinking that maybe people think that I starve myself all day so that I can eat the dinners that are described here. That is totally not … Continue reading

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BFD Mexican influenced Breakfast for Dinner. 1/3/21

I am thinking that I might continue the ethnic theme for these BFDs, at least for a while. I can imagine doing an Indian inspired or Chinese inspired take on my egg-based dishes. Keeping meals interesting as well as colorful … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ John and collard greens. 1/1/21

Happy New Year’s Day! We are starting off this new year with a traditional southern U.S. menu meant to bring good luck and financial security. Black eyed peas are found in many cultures as a good luck harbinger and collard … Continue reading

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Red lentils with arugula and spinach. 12/28/20

Lentils are full of fiber and an inexpensive protein. Red lentils are actually coral colored and turn yellow when you cook them. Going with the theme from yesterday to vary colors, textures, and temperatures, this red lentil stew with its … Continue reading

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BFD – Breakfast For Dinner. 12/27/20

Ah, BFD, so easy but often so dull. I decided to load my plate with color tonight. They say you eat with your eyes first. When it comes to eating, I will do it any way can! Bright yellow eggs, … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry over cauliflower rice. 12/26/20

As I promised myself, I stopped eating out of control on Saturday. So while John was enjoying more lasagna I made a vegetable laden stir-fry with a few shrimp and served it over cauliflower rice. I made a lot so … Continue reading

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Lightened up shrimp scampi. 12/18/20

I am definitely getting behind with all the things involved with Christmas, like wrapping presents, planning menus, and buying food. So I am posting Thursday’s dinner which was a lightened up shrimp scampi . I got the recipe off the internet … Continue reading

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