Category Archives: Legumes

Vegan Tuesday: Gazpacho and avocado toast. 6/18/19

Weather forecast on Tuesday was for warm-ish weather so I thought, cool-ish dinner. This no-cooking dinner with a spicy gazpacho and a creamy avocado toast hit the spot. My gazpacho contains a 14 oz. can of tomatoes and a little … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday chickpea stew. 6/17/19

When was the last time I made this? Exactly this? Never! I did make something similar in May except that I used white beans instead of chickpeas and different dark leafy greens. The great thing about this legume and vegetable … Continue reading

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Dining at kid-friendly places

Yay! We have started our trip! One of the challenges for me is to find dining selections that now are supposed to be 1) things I like. 2) lower in carbs. 3) lower in calories. This is not an easy … Continue reading

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New vegan recipe! Chana Dal with brown rice, tabbouleh, and pita

New recipe tonight! Chana dal is a stew made from split chickpeas seasoned with cumin seeds, chili powder, turmeric, and tomatoes. This is a snap to make with your Instant Pot. I found this super easy recipe at Piping Pot … Continue reading

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Instant Pot rice biryani with shrimp. 5/29/19

Before discussing our dinner, here is an update on our daughter’s plot in the community garden. With the exception of a few tiny strawberries this is the first harvest, fava beans! She and I shucked a bagful out of their … Continue reading

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Vegetable soup with pasta and beans. 5/25/19

As we were scrounging around for something to eat since we did not feel like what we had planned, John said he was going to have the leftover chicken chili. There really was not enough left for two so I … Continue reading

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White chicken chili. 5/24/19

On Tuesday we shopped at Costco and bought one of their rotisserie chickens. Costco sells a much larger chicken than our grocery stores for a much lower price. For $4.99 the Costco chicken gives us two substantial meals. On Tuesday … Continue reading

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