Category Archives: Legumes

BFD, Egg, kale, and refried beans tostada. 1/17/21

Sunday’s Breakfast For Dinner was so enjoyable that after I cleaned my plate for the first time, I retooled and made a second tostada. I really enjoyed the contrasting flavors, spiciness from the salsa, bitterness from the wilted greens, and … Continue reading

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Lentil curry with vegetables. 1/7/21

Sorry to skip a day but much like most of the people in the U.S. I was watching the horrific events taking place in our nation’s capital on Wednesday. While John and I stayed glued to the TV we just … Continue reading

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BFD Mexican influenced Breakfast for Dinner. 1/3/21

I am thinking that I might continue the ethnic theme for these BFDs, at least for a while. I can imagine doing an Indian inspired or Chinese inspired take on my egg-based dishes. Keeping meals interesting as well as colorful … Continue reading

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LFD Colorful vegetables and lentils. 1/2/21

After yesterday’s rather dull dish, I made an eye-popping plate of food for Saturday’s Leftovers For Dinner. Using Monday’s red lentils and the rest of the hearty salad greens, I started with basically the same dinner again and then added … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ John and collard greens. 1/1/21

Happy New Year’s Day! We are starting off this new year with a traditional southern U.S. menu meant to bring good luck and financial security. Black eyed peas are found in many cultures as a good luck harbinger and collard … Continue reading

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Red lentils with arugula and spinach. 12/28/20

Lentils are full of fiber and an inexpensive protein. Red lentils are actually coral colored and turn yellow when you cook them. Going with the theme from yesterday to vary colors, textures, and temperatures, this red lentil stew with its … Continue reading

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BFD – Breakfast For Dinner. 12/27/20

Ah, BFD, so easy but often so dull. I decided to load my plate with color tonight. They say you eat with your eyes first. When it comes to eating, I will do it any way can! Bright yellow eggs, … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry over cauliflower rice. 12/26/20

As I promised myself, I stopped eating out of control on Saturday. So while John was enjoying more lasagna I made a vegetable laden stir-fry with a few shrimp and served it over cauliflower rice. I made a lot so … Continue reading

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Vegetable stew with chickpeas and ditalini 12/23/20

Making this vegetable stew is a snap especially when you have all the vegetables cut up for you. John was my sous chef while I was out running errands and cut everything up. When it came to the cooking basically … Continue reading

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Lunch and Breakfast for Dinner. December 19-20, 2020

I am catching up from the weekend. We had a Zoom party to go to on Saturday and I ate some junk food and I lost enthusiasm for making something more remarkable for dinner. What I did was to combine … Continue reading

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