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Weekly Menu. June 7 – 13, 2021

Since I have been super serious about staying on my diet this past week, I have gotten back and a little below my goal weight. This is a reason for celebration! Wait, hold on, Beebamom, don’t undo all the good … Continue reading

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Pasta with greens, mozzarella, and chickpeas. 5/26/21

When I came across the recipe for this pasta it sounded like something we would really like. What I really did not like was the amount of oil in the recipe so I worked on slimming that down. I have … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 5/18/21

Penne and asparagus are the perfect partners for this dish. By cutting the asparagus on the bias you end up with a shape that mimics the penne. This is also one of those pasta meals that from the time you … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu. May 17 – 23, 2021

Due to some sort of glitch my menu did not appear in the post. So here is a redo with, hopefully, the actual menu. I have my menu set for the week coming up. It includes four vegan/vegetarian meals, two … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, Brussels sprouts, and grilled potatoes. 5/14/21

Here is how this dinner shaped up. John marinated the flank steak which is a lean but tasty cut of beef which is tender when you slice it across the grain. Then he grilled it to a perfect medium rare. … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast. 4/13/21

Tonight John cooked our chicken breast using our immersion circulator set to 159F. The constant temperature of the circulating water means that you cannot overcook the chicken. He sealed the chicken in a plastic bag with a sprig of thyme. … Continue reading

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Grilled harissa chicken with farro and spiced cauliflower (LFD) 4/10/21

The leftover part of our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) this week consisted of farro that I made extra of on Friday and half of a head of cauliflower. John marinated the boneless, skinless chicken thighs in the harissa (store-bought jar) … Continue reading

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Wednesday is Pasta Day! 4/7/21

I am officially declaring Wednesday Pasta Day. What other food is more perfect than pasta to get you over the hump of the weekdays and sliding on into the weekend. Plus noodles of one sort or another are in almost … Continue reading

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Easter bread and Brussels sprouts. 4/4/21

On Sunday we decided to have our eggs in the form of cake. Our daughter made this delicious yeast cake/bread called Colomba di Pasqua, or dove of Easter in Italian. It was so good! We ate a lot of it. … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu April 5 – 11, 2021

John and I are hoping to go out to dinner after some wine tasting and then stay overnight at a hotel on Thursday. Woohoo! I am excited about doing something that will be at least semi-normal. We are both fully … Continue reading

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