Category Archives: Vegan

Vegan! Pasta with mushrooms and kale 10/20/21

Who does not love a big bowl of pasta especially when it is good for you! My Wednesdays are almost always pasta and vegan. I rotate through different vegetables. Today I chose kale. The sauce is basically pasta water and … Continue reading

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Vegan! Chickpea stew. 10/15/21

How good do those veggies look?! I am happy that the weather is getting cooler and I can make soups and stews that seemed too heavy for hot summer days. I like this recipe because you can change it up … Continue reading

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Vegan! Pasta with mushrooms and broccolini. 10/13/21

So great to be cooking again! I thought I would be missing all the fancy dishes and drinks. But, no! This simple pasta dish was like a balm to my over-doing-it soul. John and I make some sort of pasta … Continue reading

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Chickpea sandwich spread. 10/13/21

This is my first healthy-eating, post-vacation lunch. In addition to the chickpea spread, my sandwich includes half of a pita divided into two thin half-round pieces, home grown tomatoes, kale, and celery sticks. I also had an apple for dessert. … Continue reading

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Red lentils with rice and kale. 9/4/21

Red lentils cook pretty quickly in some stock that has been flavored with cumin seed, salt, onion, garlic and ginger. I serve them over raw kale with a base of white rice and cauliflower rice mix.

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and kale. 8/26/21

This is another easy vegan pasta dish that gets it sauce from a combination of the vegetables and the pasta water. Sauté the mushrooms while the pasta water heats up adding the onions and garlic to the mushrooms after the … Continue reading

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Salad days. 8/25/21

I seem to be in the post-vacation doldrums. I planned out my menu and even bought what I needed to make it but I am just not executing my plan. Both Monday and Wednesday this week I just did not … Continue reading

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Penne with kale and mushrooms. 8/12/21

John and I are heading off for a few days so my next post will not be until some time next week. Now on to Thursday’s dinner. Another delicious vegetables and penne creation. I sautéed the mushrooms, kale stems, onions, … Continue reading

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Beyond Meat burger, potato, salad. 8/11/21

Today’s hot weather dinner was another foray into plant-based burgers. Last week we tried Morningstar’s Incogmeato and our reaction was meh. The Beyond Meat burger was better especially if you like well-done burgers. For those of us who like our … Continue reading

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Weeknight dinners August 2 – 6, 3021

Since this blog is all about eating healthy, losing weight, and maintaining a weight loss, I thought I would post a wrap-up of my weeknight dinners. I want to stress that all the pictures of delicious dinners are photos of … Continue reading

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