Category Archives: Legumes

🐖 OMG! Soup again! Pasta fagioli. 1/14/20

Tonight’s soup is pasta fagioli. I must admit that the whole make soups so that John has leftovers to eat while I am away is not going too well. We are supposed to be eating no more than half the … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetarian/vegan tacos. 1/10/20

Most people love tacos! They are so versatile. You can stuff them with beef, chicken, fish, shrimp, or,  like tonight’s dinner, with beans and condiments. The filling I made is pinto beans thickened with fat free refried beans and spiced … 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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🥬 New recipe! Vegan lentils with roasted root vegetables. 1/5/20

This is my take on a recipe by Melissa Clark of NY Times Cooking. I wanted more vegetables and to make it a little less fussy. It turned out really tasty even with my shortcuts like pre-chopped butternut squash, bottled … Continue reading

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🥬 I served a vegetarian meal to guests and they liked it! 1/2/20

We had old out-of-town friends whom we have not seen for a while over for dinner last night. I made my chickpea stew and a fabulous blood orange and roasted golden beet over hearty greens salad. I served this with … Continue reading

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🦃 Red beans and rice. 1/1/20

Wow, 2020! It sounds like a date from science fiction when we would be driving our cars through the skies, terrible diseases would have been cured, and robots would be making our dinners! But no, John and I are still … 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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