Category Archives: Legumes

🥬 Moroccan chickpea stew. 11/7/19

Moroccan chickpea stew was a new recipe for us. It had mixed reviews. Instead of using dried apricots I substituted an apple and that substitution made the whole dish way too sweet for me. Our daughter agreed but John liked … Continue reading

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🦃 Lentil soup with turkey kielbasa. 11/2/19

According to my menu for the week, we are supposed to be eating tuna sandwiches tonight. However we went to the Habit Grill for lunch and two tuna meals seems like one too many. Special hint about dieting and eating … 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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Red lentils with ginger. 10/16/19

So easy, so quick, so healthy, so delicious! Fresh ginger, onions, and garlic. Turmeric, cumin, cayenne. Sauté in a little oil. Add stock and red lentils. Cook 15 minutes. Top with yogurt and sumac. Yum! Note: For vegan dish omit … 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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🍗 Lentils with smoked turkey sausage and veg. 9/27/19

Here’s my pot of lentils with turkey sausage and a bunch of different vegetables burbling on the stove prior to dinner.   I really like lentils! All the vegetables make this a really hearty stew. Seriously you don’t even need … Continue reading

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🍤 Taco Wednesday. 9/25/19

Tuesday isn’t just the night for tacos anymore! Our taco night consisted of shrimp tacos on corn tortillas topped with salsa, cabbage, and yogurt/cumin crema. On the side we had spicy black beans and the rest of the broccoli salad … Continue reading

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