Category Archives: rice

Shrimp with spicy cauli-rice mix and snow peas. 5/5/2021

Since Saturday dinner is usually leftovers I used our leftover rice from Friday and stretched it by adding an equal amount of cauliflower rice and then enhancing it with red bell pepper, onions, garlic, jalapeño, and a little spicy salsa. … Continue reading

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Red lentils Afghani style

On Friday we used Tuscan kale grown by our daughter in the community garden as a base for our delicious Afghani red lentils. This simple and homey dish cooks in about 15 minutes and is tasty and nutritious. I garnished … Continue reading

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Chana dal two ways. 5/28, 29/21

We made Chana dal (dried chickpea stew) on Friday and then had it for leftovers on Saturday. On Friday we ate it on top of raw kale and rice with a garnish of mango salsa, cilantro, and sriracha. On Saturday … Continue reading

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Salmon with mango salsa, rice, asparagus

This colorful plate was as good as it looks. The real stars were the mango salsa and the perfectly cooked salmon. John brined the salmon in 1 quart of water with 2 tablespoon of salt that was stirred thoroughly to … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon and mango salsa, rice, and green beans. 5/10/21

John brined the salmon before starting it in a cold pan and it worked out much better than his last attempt at not overcooking it and keeping the white goop from seeping out. When he was at the grocery store … Continue reading

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Dining out – Grand Junction, CO and Moab, UT

I have been finding a few better choices for lunches and dinners. Here are some suggestions for you to try the next time you are faced with a restaurant decision. Corn tortilla grilled shrimp taco This salad was part of … Continue reading

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Dining out – Ely, NV 4/18/21

Remember a couple of days ago when I suggested that dining on ethnic food might be a good way to eat in a healthy manner? After three days of not very good dinners, John and I have decided that maybe … Continue reading

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Chicken taco bowl. 3/30/21

Because we wanted a little more flexibility in regard to our eating matzoh, we decided to pitch the tortillas and go with a taco bowl and eat some matzoh on the side. We started with some rotisserie chicken breast that … Continue reading

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Salmon, rice, broccoli. 3/29/21

John and I had a disagreement over how to cook the salmon. I read somewhere that you should cook it in a 400F oven for 10 minutes an inch on a rack that has been sprayed with an oil spray … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner!-Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce – 3/23/21

Our daughter was born on my father’s half birthday. So when her birthday rolls around I am thinking not only of her birthday but also of my father’s as well. It is sweet and bitter-sweet. After having  take-out (pandemic-safe) from … Continue reading

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