Category Archives: leftovers

🥬 Leftovers: Spiced red lentils 3/2/20

We have a lot of spiced red lentils left over from last week and a container of rice. So I pick up some more broccoli from the store and we have an almost no-work dinner. These lentils, whose major claim … Continue reading

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🥬 Pinto bean and vegetable stew over rice. 2/3/20

First, I missed posting our Sunday dinner because I was busy getting another blog I have up to date. Sunday’s dinner is our usual BFD or breakfast for dinner. It is the one night of the week where I don’t … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken vegetable soup with rice. 1/13/20

We are trying to use up old leftovers so we can create new leftovers! We still have some chicken from our Costco chicken and some rice from who knows when. Pair those with onions, carrots, celery, parsley, and some chicken … Continue reading

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🐓 Chicken vegetable soup. 1/6/20

Today I am a magician in the kitchen. I made chicken soup with no work at all.  I took the remnants of the chickpea stew we has last Thursday and added a half container of chicken stock. Then I dumped … Continue reading

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🐖 Pulled pork chili. 12/30/19

I am behind in getting these meals that we so carefully planned posted. We have been sticking to the menu this week and eating lots of good things. Unusually for us we are eating pork tonight in a pulled pork … Continue reading

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🥬 Root vegetable soup. 12/6/19

On Monday for our belated Thanksgiving dinner we made mashed rutabagas. The rutabaga that we bought was massive, one of those waxed ones that we rarely see here on the west coast. It was delicious but we had a lot … Continue reading

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Chicken chili. 10/18/19

This week instead of making up a menu and assigning a different meal to each day, I merely made a menu with seven different meals. This way I had an idea of what I needed to shop for but the … Continue reading

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All-week Soup 10/12/19

Back at the beginning of the week I made what I called a last salute to summer-fresh vegetables with garbanzo beans and soup pasta. We had quite a bit leftover so during the week John ate it for lunch a … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegan vegetable soup in half an hour. 9/18/19

Tonight is supposed to be chickpea stew but I have vegetables calling to me, so, change in plans! Here is how to get homemade vegetable soup on the table fast. Cut up the onions first. Turn your pan on medium … Continue reading

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Leftovers taco for one. 8/7/19

John and I make and eat dinner together each evening but breakfast and lunch are totally free-form.  We eat what we want at whatever time we like. It works best for us this way. Today I made a leftovers taco … Continue reading

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