Category Archives: leftovers

LFD – Dal soup with additional veg. 2/20/21

For Leftovers For Dinner I sautéed some mushrooms, cabbage, and kale stems and then added them to the split chickpeas and split pigeon peas stew. I added more broth to it to make it soupier. It seemed to be lacking … Continue reading

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Planned-overs for vaccine day. 2/15/21

No doubt it seems like I love to cook every day of the week and that is mostly true. Sometimes, though, I need to plan for the times when I probably will not want to go to the trouble of … Continue reading

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LFD-Koshari/chickpea stew with turkey sausage. 2/6/21

For our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) meal we used the tiny bit of koshari we had left over from Monday. Obviously we were going to have to figure out some way to stretch this into a whole dinner. I started … Continue reading

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Prize winner – Egyptian koshari. 2/2/21

Egypt was the big winner last week with 1600 views of my blog. No doubt most of these were by mistake and I am really sorry-not-sorry that all these Egyptians ended up on my site when they were looking for … Continue reading

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LFD, Shrimp fajitas, spicy black beans, rice. 1/31/21

What a filling and tasty dinner made mostly from bits and pieces left over in the fridge from this week’s menu.  I used this recipe from healthyfitnessmeals.com. Changes we made to the recipe were lime juice in the shrimp/veg mixture, … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with cauli-rice and kale. 1/23/21

When we made our Chana dal on Meatless Monday we made extra because John said he wanted to have some for lunch during the week. Since he did not follow through on eating it for lunches, we had plenty of … Continue reading

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Grilled steak Bourguignon. 1/20/21

As a special treat since it was Inauguration Day we bought a steak that John grilled outside. We served it napped in the leftover mushroom Bourguignon from last week. It was quite spectacular. For my part I made roasted new … Continue reading

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LFD – Pasta with mixed greens. 1/16/21

Saturday’s LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) consisted of leftover pantry and refrigerator items. We used the other half of a box of orecchiette and part of a bag of mixed greens. I was really not sure how it was going to … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/5/21

This is just an extra post about what I eat for lunch.  I am thinking that maybe people think that I starve myself all day so that I can eat the dinners that are described here. That is totally not … Continue reading

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LFD Colorful vegetables and lentils. 1/2/21

After yesterday’s rather dull dish, I made an eye-popping plate of food for Saturday’s Leftovers For Dinner. Using Monday’s red lentils and the rest of the hearty salad greens, I started with basically the same dinner again and then added … Continue reading

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