Category Archives: Legumes

Lentil/turkey sausage stew with carrots. 121/22

I seem to be putting a lot of stuff over kale this week. Certainly many of the things I eat could be put over rice or noodles but kale is good for me. So kale it is. It really bulks … Continue reading

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Curried butternut squash and chickpeas over kale with yogurt dressing. 1/18/22

We tried a new recipe tonight and it was a winner! This vegetarian (or vegan is you use non-dairy yogurt) entree is so delicious and filling that I could not finish my bowlful. You can get the recipe here. https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/curry-roasted-butternut-squash-and-chickpeasContinue reading

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Shrimp tacos, mango salsa, spicy black beans 1/14/22

It seems like we are ending the week with a Southwestern/Mexican vibe, enchiladas on Thursday and tacos on Friday. Shrimp tacos are a quick to make and tasty dinner plus well within my healthy eating plan. John sauteed the shrimp … Continue reading

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Farro bowl with Brussels sprouts and eggplant. 1/11/22

The dish I made is an adaptation of a NY Times Cooking recipe, Quinoa bowl with crispy Brussels sprouts and eggplant. https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1020741-quinoa-bowl-with-crispy-brussels-sprouts-eggplant-and-tahini?smid=ck-recipe-iOS-share. I changed the grain to farro and eliminated the tahini sauce replacing it with a yogurt based sauce. … Continue reading

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Toor dal (pigeon peas with tomato and spices). 1/9/22

A while ago John and I went to the Indian grocery and bought big bags of Chana dal and Toor dal. Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried pigeon peas. We have had a lot of … Continue reading

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Vegan! Lentils with kale and roasted vegetables. 2/28/21

Doesn’t that look good!? Our vegan dinner tonight consisted of lentils simmered with garlic and onions with a bay leaf. While the lentils were cooking I made up two sheet pans. One consisted of potatoes and butternut squash which I … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils over kale and rice. 12/22/21

We made a double recipe of this delicious lentil dish on Wednesday. It made enough to amply serve the three of us plus there is plenty leftover for lunches. I served it over a white rice and cauliflower rice 50/50 … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner (BFD) 12/19/21

It’s Sunday night and we always have Breakfast for Dinner. We each are on our own and make whatever egg dish and accompaniments that we’d like. John always makes an omelet with green onions, mushrooms, and ham. I try to … Continue reading

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Easy chicken enchiladas with spicy black beans. 12/17/21

These chicken enchiladas are always a hit at our house. I start by shredding some rotisserie chicken. In the oven I warm some corn tortillas so they are pliable. I put some shredded chicken in each tortilla, a sprinkling of … Continue reading

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Chana masala (chickpeas with tomatoes and spices) 12/14/21

First time making this recipe and like many first time tries it was good but needs some future tweaks to make it better. The spice mixture and the herb mixture need to be amplified. I think cumin seeds need to … Continue reading

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