Category Archives: Leftovers For Dinner

Pre-made chickpea stew on a bed of raw kale over cauliflower and white rice mix 5/28/22

Hard to believe but sometimes I do not feel like cooking. My lazy day often happens on Saturday after five straight days of meal preparation. In my former less healthy-eating days this would have been a night of take-out Chinese … Continue reading

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Leftover red lentils with kale and cauliflower rice 5/17/22

We had some leftover lentils from the other night so we heated them up in the microwave. I always have cauliflower rice in the freezer and the microwave is good for heating that up too. The kale was served raw. … Continue reading

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Leftover lamb, asparagus, and rice bowl 5/2/22

On Sunday we had a big family dinner with sous vide and then grilled boneless leg of lamb with chimichurri, scalloped potatoes, and asparagus with sauce gribiche. I was so busy that I forgot to take pictures! We had plenty … Continue reading

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Chana dal. 4/4/22

We made this Chana dal last week and saved some extra portions for dinner today. Like many stews this one got even better having sat around for a few days. It is really nice to have a dinner where all … Continue reading

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Stir fried vegetables with chicken and rice. 2/13/22

Sunday is traditionally our Breakfast For Dinner night but I just was not feeling like eggs. I decided to use a little leftover chicken in my stir fry with lots of vegetables. I served it over some leftover rice. Easy-peasy, … Continue reading

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Leftover hors d’oeuvres dinner 12/27/21

On Christmas Eve we served a platter of shrimp with cocktail sauce and ribs that John had made hors d’oeuvre-accessible by removing the meat that was on the bones so they could be held like lollipops. Not everything got eaten … Continue reading

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Chana dal with egg. 11/28/21

Day 60. Today was the first day of eating right again. I have decided that it will take me 60 days to get back to where I want to be weight-wise. John is on my team and my best friend … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving dinner and leftovers night. 11/25-26/21

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate in the U.S. I hope your dinner went well and you were able to enjoy being with your friends and relatives this year. John and I hosted 10 people and the preparations were done … Continue reading

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Hot night, cool dinner. 9/8/21

In the San Francisco Bay Area September is the hottest month of the year. For those of us brought up in the mid-Atlantic states and New England, we are expecting a cool break in the weather. Even though I have … 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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