Category Archives: Healthy tips

Lentils, sausage, carrot, mushroom, and spinach stew. 12/16/20

We have really been into legumes this week with split chickpeas, chickpeas, and now lentils for dinner. Tonight was supposed to be shrimp scampi but we got an invitation to watch a Zoom choral concert earlier in the day and … Continue reading

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New! Chicken and chickpea tagine. 12/15/20

Chicken and chickpea tagine is a recipe that I found on NYtimes Cooking site. If you have a subscription you can find it here. We, of course, made some changes to lower fat and sugar and to pare down several … Continue reading

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BFD, Mushroom and Swiss omelet. 12/13/20

Since John always seems to get such pleasure out of making his Breakfast For Dinner omelets, I thought I would try one tonight. My filling was minced shallots, sliced cremini mushrooms and Swiss cheese. When John makes his he just … Continue reading

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Sushi and coffee cake. 12/8/20

Weird combination for dinner no doubt. Tuesday was my birthday and the eating went all askew. I was supposed to be having a drinks and munch Zoom with my sisters but neither of them showed up with a drink or … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, green beans. 12/4/20

This is a pretty fancy dinner for a weeknight but I am within a week of my birthday and everything needs to be special but also mindful. I have already planned out my meals through my birthday which is on … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta with vegetables. 11/18/20

Looking for a way to make your dinners more plant-based? Pasta is an excellent start. John and I frequently have pasta plus. Plus? Plus broccolini, plus asparagus, plus almost anything from the plant kingdom! Tonight’s dinner was whole grain penne … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon, cauli-rice, broccoli. 11/17/20

We were going for quick, nutritious, and delicious tonight and hit that trifecta of speedy, healthful, and yummy. John had made a bunch of rice on Monday to use during the week so all I had to do was mix … Continue reading

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Sea bass, rutabagas, broccoli. 11/14/20

As you can see we are back on our healthy eating regimen. I do not want to call it a diet because that connotes deprivation. And if there is one thing that our diet stresses it is healthy eating of … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms 11/5/20

We are still embroiled in the vote count so we just made a quick pasta dinner. As long as you do not eat too much pasta, orecchiette is a fine food plan dinner to have. The sauce which is made … Continue reading

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Goal!!!!!!!!!!! 11/2/20

Today I met my weight loss goal!! I have lost 60 pounds in a little over a year, about a pound a week. (That is a total loss of a little more than 27.2 kg.) As you read through my … Continue reading

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