Category Archives: Healthy tips

Vegan delight! Sheet pan roasted vegetables with crispy chickpeas. 5/13/21

If you are a vegetable lover like I am then this plateful of vegetables, a little tofu, and chickpeas makes your eyes widen and your mouth water. And if you are someone who likes minimal mess and dinner on the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with shrimp, pancetta, and Fresno chiles 5/12/21

Tonight we made a new recipe. The original recipe is from the Food Network by Geoffrey Zakarian. I have included my slimmed down recipe for 2 servings below the picture. Our spaghetti dish turned out super-good. We used whole grain … Continue reading

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BFD – Egg and veg stir-fry with cauli-rice. 5/2/21

Sunday is always Breakfast For Dinner day. John always makes some sort of omelet and I always make, well, a bunch of different things! Tonight my BFD was a stir-fry of mushrooms, onions, garlic, green beans, broccoli, carrots, and celery. … Continue reading

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Dining out – Grand Junction, CO and Moab, UT

I have been finding a few better choices for lunches and dinners. Here are some suggestions for you to try the next time you are faced with a restaurant decision. Corn tortilla grilled shrimp taco This salad was part of … Continue reading

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Dining out, Ely, NV. 4/17/21

Today is a day of hard choices. Restaurants along the US 50, the loneliest highway in America, are few and far between. We end up grabbing fast food which is never a good choice. Tonight for dinner we are trying … Continue reading

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Winning strategies when dining out. 4/15/21

If you are like me you are yearning to get out of the house and into the world of traveling again. We are wetting our toes with a road trip. Trying to eat reasonably is difficult. It takes a combination … Continue reading

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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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