Category Archives: rice

Toor dal (pigeon peas with tomato and spices). 1/9/22

A while ago John and I went to the Indian grocery and bought big bags of Chana dal and Toor dal. Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried pigeon peas. We have had a lot of … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils over kale and rice. 12/22/21

We made a double recipe of this delicious lentil dish on Wednesday. It made enough to amply serve the three of us plus there is plenty leftover for lunches. I served it over a white rice and cauliflower rice 50/50 … Continue reading

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Chana masala (chickpeas with tomatoes and spices) 12/14/21

First time making this recipe and like many first time tries it was good but needs some future tweaks to make it better. The spice mixture and the herb mixture need to be amplified. I think cumin seeds need to … Continue reading

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Vegetable stir-fry with chickpeas over rice. 12/12/21

I had some leftover dressing and cabbage from Saturday‚Äôs salmon bowl and decided it would probably make a good seasoning for a vegetable stir-fry. And it was! Since cutting up all the veg right before dinner always seems onerous, I … Continue reading

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Salmon rice bowl. 12/10/12

Salmon rice bowl has become one of the most requested dinners at our house. The hardest part is getting the salmon cooked enough without making it dried out. John does a 20 minute brine first in a quart of water … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils with kale and rice. 12/9/21

After a totally indulgent birthday dinner on Wednesday, it was good to come home and make a delicious, healthy vegan/vegetarian lentil and kale dish over cauliflower or regular rice. (Vegan preparation omit the yogurt on top.) Here is the recipe … Continue reading

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Chana dal with egg. 11/28/21

Day 60. Today was the first day of eating right again. I have decided that it will take me 60 days to get back to where I want to be weight-wise. John is on my team and my best friend … Continue reading

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Instant Pot – Split chickpea stew with mixed greens. 11/27/21

Time to get back to normal eating! If you are like me you probably overdid it a bit on Thanksgiving and the leftovers day. My scale is not happy and neither am I. What could be a better mind and … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl with cauliflower rice, cucumbers, avocado, and cabbage. 11/11/21

We were planning on having salmon bowls on Saturday but when the avocado is ripe, it is time to use it. We have had this dish weekly for the last three weeks. It has become a real favorite at our … Continue reading

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Sesame salmon bowl. 10/23/21

Our dinner on Saturday is one of the best things we have made lately. It was warm and cool, unctuous and crunchy, salty and sweet and all around delicious. Hiding under the cucumbers, cabbage, avocado, and furikake is a perfectly … Continue reading

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