Category Archives: Legumes

LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) Chana dal. 3/13/21

I love the ease of Saturday’s LFD. We made a double recipe of Chana/Toor dal on Monday so all I had to do was add some broth and the stems from the kale and heat it up. I placed half … Continue reading

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Winner India! Chana dal. 3/8/21

This dish is the Indian winner dish of the week, it is also my favorite. I am including the recipe we use. The dish is split chickpeas (Chana dal that you can get in your local WalMart) that I have … Continue reading

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All-American taco dinner. 2/28/21

In 2016 we were all threatened, much to our glee, with a taco truck on every corner if we voted for the wrong candidate. Tacos like hamburgers, hot dogs, and pizza have become an American staple served weekly to our children, … Continue reading

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BFD – Eggs with pinto beans and kale. 2/21/21

Note: There is no Menu for the Week this week. Daily posts will go on as usual. Each Sunday I try to do something a little different with my Breakfast For Dinner. For this week’s BFD I sautéed some mushrooms, … Continue reading

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LFD – Dal soup with additional veg. 2/20/21

For Leftovers For Dinner I sautéed some mushrooms, cabbage, and kale stems and then added them to the split chickpeas and split pigeon peas stew. I added more broth to it to make it soupier. It seemed to be lacking … Continue reading

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Shrimp fajitas. 2/19/21

Shrimp are such versatile ingredients and lend themselves to many different cuisines. You could take an Italian route with shrimp scampi or a Chinese one with shrimp stir-fry. Tonight we decided to go Mexican with shrimp fajitas with corn tortillas … Continue reading

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Chana/Toor dal, kale, rice. 2/18/21

Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried split pigeon peas. I make this in the Instant Pot where the Chana dal holds up structurally and the Toor dal breaks down giving the dish a creamy texture. … Continue reading

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Breakfast For Dinner. 2/13/21

My BFD this week was packed with protein and vibrant colors. In addition to my usual scrambled egg, I prepared a cannellini bean salad and some wilted spinach and kale with a crumbled vegetarian patty. Although my whole dinner fit … Continue reading

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Prize winner! Algerian tagine. 2/8/21

This past week’s winner of most views by a country was Algeria with 355 views.  Dininglite.blog seems to be very popular in North Africa. Both Egypt, last week’s winner, and Algeria made strong showings. I decided to make a tagine … Continue reading

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LFD-Koshari/chickpea stew with turkey sausage. 2/6/21

For our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) meal we used the tiny bit of koshari we had left over from Monday. Obviously we were going to have to figure out some way to stretch this into a whole dinner. I started … Continue reading

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