Category Archives: Instant Pot

Deconstructed stuffed cabbage. 9/21/21

This was our last dinner before leaving on vacation. I made it in the Instant Pot. Even though it was simpler than actually stuffing the cabbage leaves it was still a lot of work. Delicious, though. Since we were celebrating … 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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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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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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Chana dal with rice mix and greens. 6/25/21

Dal is a term originating in India for dried split pulses such as lentils, peas and beans that do not require soaking before cooking. Chana refers to a certain chickpea that is smaller than the typical chickpea. So Chana dal … Continue reading

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Easy chicken Marsala with green beans and rutabaga. 6/21/21

I am so glad that it is finally cool enough in the evening to make one of our menu dinners! This is chicken Marsala is super simple. Rather than make a cream sauce, we use a packet of McCormick’s chicken … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner with rutabaga and broccoli. 5/4/21

May the fourth (of good nutrition) be with you. I remember taking our son to see the movie in 1983 when he was six years old. He’s been a Star Wars fan since and his kids are too. Personally I … Continue reading

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Chana dal with kale and cauli-rice. 5/3/21

This is one of my favorite meals and we made a double recipe so that we could have it again on Saturday, our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) day. We used two cups of the Chana dal plus one half cup … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast. 4/13/21

Tonight John cooked our chicken breast using our immersion circulator set to 159F. The constant temperature of the circulating water means that you cannot overcook the chicken. He sealed the chicken in a plastic bag with a sprig of thyme. … Continue reading

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Winner India! Chana dal. 3/8/21

This dish is the Indian winner dish of the week, it is also my favorite. I am including the recipe we use. The dish is split chickpeas (Chana dal that you can get in your local WalMart) that I have … Continue reading

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