Category Archives: Healthy tips

Big lunch, light dinner. 1/31/19

One of the pitfalls centered around going out to lunch is that lunch turns out to be much higher in calories than my usual lunch. In order to compensate for it I skipped breakfast and planned for a much lighter … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 1/8/19

Have I really not made this dinner since November 12 last year? Wow, this is something usually I cook every week or at least every two weeks. My life must have gotten very busy! John puts a chicken breast which … Continue reading

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Back from vacation? Eat like it’s Monday. 9/5/18

You know what I mean. Monday is the day you start a diet, or turn over a new leaf, or just get things back to normal. We got home from vacation on Tuesday so Wednesday is my Monday. And what … Continue reading

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Easy vegan lunch. 8/4/18

Here is an easy vegan lunch that everyone can enjoy. All you need is a can of chickpeas, some olive oil, and seasonings. After washing off my chickpeas I roughly mash them adding some olive oil to make it hold … Continue reading

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Vegan linguine with breadcrumbs, tomatoes, olives, and capers. 7/25/18

For tonight’s dinner we decide to do a first and second course. Our first course is cucumber and tomato salad with onion and an Italian dressing. We added some feta which you would omit if you want a totally vegan … Continue reading

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Hot times! Soup and sandwich. 7/16/18

Just too hot to cook? A light, no cook dinner is just what you need. For our hot night  dinner we made a slightly different version of gazpacho than last week. Since we had no fresh tomatoes or salsa I … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Khyber Pass Afghani Restaurant. 6/24/18

According to my menu we were supposed to be having lamb chops last night. However, our son called and asked if he could drop by and the four of us ended up going out to lunch at the Khyber Pass … Continue reading

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