Category Archives: Healthy tips

Roasted sea bass with new potatoes and broccoli. 4/6/21

Since yesterday was a salt extravaganza we decided that a less sodium packed meal would be the right choice. We finished up our pack of frozen Chilean bass by having a little extra in the shape of a much thinner … Continue reading

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Lentils over kale. 4/2/21

Friday night’s dinner was just what we needed to get us back on our diet track after a prolonged venture into too many dangerous foods. (I’m looking at you wine and matzoh with butter!) In addition to the lentils we … Continue reading

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Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms. 3/16/21

Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms First time making this recipe and, wow, was it great! It has been a long time since we have used cheese in a dish so that alone made this dinner seem really indulgent. The recipe is … Continue reading

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Chickpea and ditalini stew. 3/15/21.

Talk about getting all your required daily vegetables in a one pot meal! This simple to make chickpea stew can be made vegan or vegetarian. Tonight, for meatless Monday, I went the vegan route by using vegetable stock and leaving … Continue reading

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New England Clam Chowder. 3/12/21

Last real cooking day of the week since Saturday is LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) and Sunday is BFD (Breakfast For Dinner.) I have gone off menu with this selection since I had to rejigger my plan earlier in the week. … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, kale and corn, Vichy carrots. 3/11/21

Oven-roasted Chilean sea bass, Vichy carrots, steamed kale and corn Patagonian toothfish or commercially known as Chilean sea bass (a misnomer) is a delicious fatty white fish  that lives near Antarctica. It has been over-fished and poachers continue to make … Continue reading

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Light shrimp scampi with whole grain linguine. 3/9/21

Slight change in plans for dinner tonight. We were supposed to be having classic chicken but when we went in the freezer there was no chicken. So we made Friday‚Äôs dinner instead. You never have to twist my arm to … Continue reading

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Back from vacation. Pasta night! 3/5/21

John and I are back from our vacation in colorful southwest Utah. Although we did a lot of exercise, it just could not keep up with our vacation eating. We finished off the last two days with pizza and moo … Continue reading

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All-American dinner. 2/27/21

We went on a hike yesterday up the Huber Wash in Zion National Park. Although the round-trip is supposedly 4 miles, it was a difficult hike for me since the rock-strewn trail was tortuous for my fragile knee which does … Continue reading

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Fun Purim celebration. 2/25/21

We do not usually celebrate all the Jewish holidays but since we are still pretty isolated due to the pandemic, our daughter thought that finding occasions to celebrate and make new things was a worthy project. The idea with Purim … Continue reading

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