Category Archives: leftovers

Menu disrupted! 2/15-16/19

As it often happens, life interrupts my meticulous menu planning. This came in the form of going out to lunch on both Friday and Saturday leaving John and me unhungry and not motivated to make much of a dinner. So … Continue reading

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White chicken chili. 2/13/19

While John is at work today I put together a white chicken chili. This simple recipe is from the Neelys on the Food Network website. It is easy, uses pre-cooked chicken and canned beans, and can be made in about … Continue reading

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Big lunch, light dinner. 1/31/19

One of the pitfalls centered around going out to lunch is that lunch turns out to be much higher in calories than my usual lunch. In order to compensate for it I skipped breakfast and planned for a much lighter … Continue reading

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Meats fried rice. 1/19/19

This morning I made some brown rice using the oven method. It turns out so well with this method and although it is not fast I really do not have to do anything except put it in the oven and … Continue reading

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Lucky vegetarian tacos. 1/6/19

These vegetarian or vegan tacos are lucky because they are made with my lucky beans from January 1 and I am lucky because I hardly have to do any work for dinner! Our dinner tonight consists of corn tortillas filled … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry. 12/7/18

On latke night we had some cut up vegetables and dip as hors d’ouevres.  So tonight I am taking the leftover carrots, celery, and broccoli and using them in a stir-fry with shrimp. I make some rice in the Instant … Continue reading

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Crispy chicken sandwich at home. 12/5/18

This is turning out to be a week of secondary use of ingredients – you know, leftovers. The other day we made chicken Marsala. John could not fit all the tiny chicken thighs in the pan so we had two … Continue reading

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