Category Archives: Recipes

Mediterranean vegan spaghetti. 4/18/19

We got back from our trip yesterday and I am ready to get cooking again! John and I each gained about 4 lbs. eating our way across the Atlantic, Spain, and France. We are going to work on this weight … Continue reading

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Pasta fagioli. 3/26/19

John is working at his office today so I am flying solo tonight for dinner. This pasta fagioli is based on a recipe by Giada De Laurentiis of Food Network fame. You can take a look at her recipe here. … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Chili. 3/17/19

This is a quick chili that you can make with rotisserie chicken from the grocery store. It features white beans, poblano and jalapeño peppers, and plenty of lime. At our house we manage to eat the whole pot although that … Continue reading

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Vegetable stew with chickpeas and ditalini. 3/9/19

If you are looking to use up vegetables that have sat a little too long in the crisper this vegetable stew is a great way to turn them into dinner. Carrots, onions, fennel, celery, garlic, tomatoes, and broccoli (or what … Continue reading

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Roasted chicken thighs and confetti rice. 3/8/19

John cooks these chicken thighs in a slow oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. They are juicy and satisfying. I serve mine with barbecue sauce. I cook jasmine rice in the Instant Pot. It turns out perfectly … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian soup and sandwich. 2/25/19

This is a no recipe week. We are just eating things that we know how to make. Tonight’s vegan/vegetarian meal is a simple homemade soup and a pita sandwich. Celery soup is a whole head of roughly chopped celery cooked … Continue reading

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Great pasta fagioli. 2/19/19

Wow, did this turn out well! Our daughter who always looks askance at anything we cook gave it an A+. We followed Giada De Laurentiis’s recipe tweaking it to make it our own (and better!) While our recipe is for … Continue reading

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