Category Archives: Vegan

Fusilli with mushrooms, zucchini, and asparagus. 2/2/23

You could make this pasta dish with any shape you like. I do think it works better with shapes rather than strands. I chopped up all the vegetables ahead of time so the cooking went really quickly. Using a large … Continue reading

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Noodles and Zoodles with peanut sauce. 1/18/23

This is the first time I have made this recipe and I am pretty happy with how it turned out. Further down the page is the recipe I started with. I changed the soba noodles to 6 oz. of fettuccine … Continue reading

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Noodles and zoodles with spicy tomato sauce. 1/13/23

On our menu this week we were supposed to be having noodles and zoodles with peanut sauce. The peanut sauce dish was just more trouble than I felt like going to so I switched the sauce to the spicy tomato … Continue reading

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Fusilli arrabiata over kale. 1/11/23

I made a spaghetti sauce that started with sautéed mushrooms, onions, and garlic and added two tablespoons of tomato paste, a tablespoon of dried oregano, and a 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes. Since arrabiata means “angry” in Italian my … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with ditalini and vegetables 1/7/23

Here’s a big pot of goodness burbling away on my stove top. The main components are chickpeas, some sort of small pasta, and vegetable or chicken stock. After that, use what you have vegetable-wise. I used onions, garlic, zucchini, carrots, … Continue reading

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Fettucine and zoodles with mushrooms and broccolini 1/4/23

Two vegan dinners in a row! It is such a pleasure not to be eating in an unhealthy manner. John was in charge of cooking the pasta and I was in charge of cutting up vegetables, zoodling the zucchini, and … Continue reading

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Vegan Afghani style lentils with rice and kale 1/3/23

Quick-cooking red lentils form the base for this dinner entree. It is spiced up with garlic, onion, ginger, cumin seed, turmeric, and cayenne. First you cook up the spices in a little oil, then add the garlic, onion, and ginger … Continue reading

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Asian tofu bowl. 12/21/22

This is my favorite bowl of the three we make. And it is probably the easiest. We get very firm tofu that gets marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic powders and then everything else (except for the … Continue reading

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Vegan lentil stew. 12/19/22

Usually when we make a lentil stew we add turkey sausage but I felt a totally vegan dish would suit me better. I started by sautéing the mushrooms and onions in a little olive oil. After they were softened I … Continue reading

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Breakfast for dinner. 12/18/22

As I am easing my way back into eating after being sick, eggs seem like a good choice plus they are our usual Sunday night dinner. I toasted a piece of rye bread and set a chickpea patty on top … Continue reading

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