Category Archives: Methods

Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms. 11/29/21 (Day 59 Getting Back to Goal)

I am about to give up on these whole grain orecchiette imported from Italy that I bought through Amazon. There are no directions on how long to cook them and even at 16 minutes they still seemed doughy! Anyway, here … Continue reading

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Flank steak, baked potato, Brussels sprouts. 11/18/21

We had a change of plans tonight because I bought a bunch of Brussels sprouts and wanted to see if I could reheat them successfully for Thanksgiving. Our three remaining meals for the week were Chilean sea bass, chicken enchiladas, … Continue reading

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Slimmed down shrimp scampi with penne and broccoli. 11/13/21

What makes this shrimp scampi slimmed down? For one thing the sauce uses only 2 teaspoons of olive oil for two servings. The rest of the sauce is onions, garlic, chicken stock, white wine, and lemon juice. At the end … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with squash and broccoli. 11/12/21

Tonight’s dinner is a riff on our standard Classic Chicken Dinner which consists of chicken breast and gravy, butternut squash or rutabagas, and broccoli. The addition of Marsala, sautéed mushrooms, and some chicken stock to our packet of chicken gravy … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb chops with butternut squash and broccoli. 11/2/21

Easy dinner tonight! I roasted the butternut squash after cutting it in half lengthwise, scooping out the seeds, and seasoning it with salt and nutmeg. It cooked in a 425F oven for about 55 minutes. I mashed it up with … Continue reading

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Chicken vegetable soup. 10/31/21

While I am not a big fan of a bowl of raw vegetables (salad), I do enjoy a big bowl of cooked vegetables and broth (soup). Now that it is getting chillier and as Standard Time approaches more soups and … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and broccoli. 10/27/21

Happy Pasta Day! Whole grain penne is our current go-to pasta and broccoli is the all-season vegetable. This yummy vegan entree takes less than a half an hour from slicing the first mushroom to ladling it into your bowl. A … Continue reading

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