Category Archives: Legumes

Salmon bowl 6/29/22

This dish also comes with a gingery soy vinaigrette which I had not put on yet.There are so many contrasts in this bowl. The cauliflower rice and the salmon are warm while all the other components are cold. The vegetables … Continue reading

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Red lentils with chicken, kale, and cauliflower rice. 6/16/22

First let me note that John ate this dish vegan by simply removing the chicken. Since I am eating lower carbs I needed to replace some of the lentils with more protein. I have rotisserie chicken in the fridge so … Continue reading

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Southwest salad. 6/10/22

It was really hot here yesterday, in the upper 90s. So we scuttled our cooking plans and made a southwest salad. John and I used to buy this salad pre-made from Costco but, as it happens with many things we … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 6/9/22

This is a good dinner if you do not want to heat up the kitchen too much. I used cauliflower rice that can be heated up in a microwave and the sautéed shrimp cook in minutes. There are so many … Continue reading

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Egyptian koshari (vegan) 6/4/22

According to The Mediterranean Dish, the website where I found this recipe, koshari is “an Egyptian comfort bowl of lentils, rice, chickpeas, with a special tomato sauce and savory crispy onions on top!” I think I made it even more comforting … Continue reading

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Farro bowl with vegetables 5/31/22

I have not made this yummy dish since February and it belongs in a more frequent rotation. I baked the farro in the oven which enhances its nutty flavor. Oven baked farro 1.5 cups farro1 teaspoon kosher salt2 1/3 cups … Continue reading

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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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Moroccan chickpeas stew 5/26/22

The weather has cooled down going from a high 97F on Wednesday to a high of 75F on Thursday. The good thing about weather here about 35 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean is that it usually is not super … Continue reading

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Grilled burger and black-eyed pea salad 5/25/22

We do not eat much red meat at our house but when we do I choose ground beef over any other cut. Forget your prime rib or filet mignon and just give me a straight up burger (or meat loaf, … Continue reading

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Turkey kielbasa with sauerkraut and bean salad 5/24/22

Extremely hot weather here in NorCal means we have had to switch gears for our dinner preparations. Our daughter said to me, ”You’re not making a stew and pasta on Tuesday and Wednesday, are you?! Temperatures for those days border … Continue reading

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