Category Archives: Vegan

Red lentils, riced cauliflower, and kale. 10/1/22

Delicious, healthy, and inexpensive red lentils are the stars of this dish.

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Fettuccine with zoodles and mushrooms 9/28/22

While I will never be fooled by vegetables parading as pasta, if you mix zoodles with actual pasta what you get is a very tasty dish that takes a while to eat. I am definitely a fan of a big … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetables over rice. 9/27/22

I made the vegan version of the sesame bowls I have been making. The bowl pictured here is waiting for its scallion-ginger-soy vinaigrette. We have one of these almost every week rotating through tofu, shrimp, and salmon. My daughter mentioned … Continue reading

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Chana dal with kale and cauliflower rice. 9/17/22

Tonight all we had to do was warm up the leftover Chana dal in a pot and heat up the rice in the microwave. Although it is hard for us to have leftovers because we like to eat a lot … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with ditalini and greens. 9/12/22

I am so glad that it finally cooled off and we are able to make more Fall-like dinner dishes. Chickpeas with ditalini and greens is an easy and versatile entree. We always make extra because it is so good for … Continue reading

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Hummus and tabbouleh with pita 9/8/22

Thursday night’s dinner was another extreme hot weather enterprise. This no-cook dinner featured hummus bought from the local grocery store, whole grain pita, radishes, feta, pepperoncini, and tabbouleh which I made myself. My recipe is one that I adapted from … Continue reading

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Raw vegetable salad with tofu. 9/6/22

We have been eating a lot of these bowls lately. Given the fact that we are under this unrelenting heat dome (113F again, yikes!), this vegetable salad with tofu seemed like the best choice. I had planned on Thai basil … Continue reading

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Asian tofu salad bowl. 9/2/22

We are in the midst of a very hot spell which is forecast to last for a week! Since we are expecting many triple digit days and we are supposed to be conserving electricity, John and I will be trying … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and asparagus over kale. 8/31/22

After two weeks without making pasta due to the heat we decided that we really wanted our Pasta Wednesday! Tonight’s fusilli was joined by asparagus, mushrooms, onions, and garlic as a sauce with some pasta water and olive oil. Because … Continue reading

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Gazpacho and avocado toast 8/24/22

This week’s gazpacho is the same recipe as last week’s except instead of a squirt of sriracha I put in two Thai chiles. It was pretty spicy but I liked the contrast of the cold soup and the hot flavor. … Continue reading

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