Category Archives: Healthy tips

Mahi mahi sticks with leeks and zucchini. 8/28/21

About a month ago we tried making fish sticks out of mahi mahi and it was good but the coating sort of fell off and got too dark before the fish cooked. This time instead of pinko breadcrumbs we used … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala, rutabagas, and broccoli. 8/24/21

You might look at this picture and think that John and I are still splurging but, no. This dinner is totally on our healthy eating plan! My plate is comprised of a small amount of chicken breast, a sauce made … Continue reading

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BFD, egg-actly! 8/22/21

I am back home from my little vacation and ending up my week with my usual Breakfast For Dinner! I did a lot of imperfect eating last week and now I need to get back to healthy eating. And what … 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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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans 8/7/21

Who doesn’t love taco night?! When we have tacos I set up a make your own taco bar so it is up to me to get all the condiments ready and cook the beans while John is responsible for cooking … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with kale and rice. 7/31/21

Our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) were a replay of July 22nd’s Chana dal. We had made a double portion and froze half so all we needed 0to do was defrost the container, cook some new rice, and lay down a … Continue reading

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Chicken with Tabbouleh and Moroccan carrot salad. 7/29/21

Since it was in the mid-90s on Thursday, I decided to shift from sheet pan roasted vegetables to cool salads. I made my usual parsley forward tabbouleh and looked through a bunch of recipes to find a carrot salad that … Continue reading

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Breaded mahi mahi, zucchini and leeks. 7/27/21

Tonight we were supposed to be using the mahi mahi in a Brazilian fish stew. We would have to do a lot of amending to the recipe to make it healthy enough for us to eat, i.e. use light coconut … Continue reading

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Split chickpea stew (Chana dal) with rice and kale 7/22/21

This is another lesson in how to stretch your dinner intake. Along with cooking the chickpeas in the Instant Pot I also added the stems from the kale. John made some rice and I combined my half cup of white … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta puttanesca with mushrooms and kale. 7/20/21

I have various tricks for making my pasta seem like more than it is. What I would really like is to eat half a pound of pasta at a time but I know that is not in the cards if … Continue reading

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