Category Archives: Vegan

Afghani dahl with kale/chickpea/cucumber salad. 1/16/19

Every time I make this I think, “This is so good and easy to make. I should put it on the menu more often!” Basically this a chopped up medium onion, 2 cloves of minced garlic, and 1/2 T. of … Continue reading

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Lucky vegetarian tacos. 1/6/19

These vegetarian or vegan tacos are lucky because they are made with my lucky beans from January 1 and I am lucky because I hardly have to do any work for dinner! Our dinner tonight consists of corn tortillas filled … Continue reading

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Fast and easy Vegan/Vegetarian

Chickpea stew with ditalini and greens is our go-to vegan/vegetarian dish. It is easy and is made from staples you have in your pantry and fridge. It’s fast (you can make it in half an hour) plus filling and delicious. … Continue reading

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Pizza is a bargain in Italy. 12/13/18

We have crossed the continent and the ocean and here we are in Italy embarking on a three week celebration with family. Daughter is with us and son and daughter-in-law will follow in about a week’s time. Today we spend … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry. 12/7/18

On latke night we had some cut up vegetables and dip as hors d’ouevres.  So tonight I am taking the leftover carrots, celery, and broccoli and using them in a stir-fry with shrimp. I make some rice in the Instant … Continue reading

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Planning ahead. 11/25/18

Yesterday I thought to myself, if I do not start planning and cooking ahead my whole house of cards is going to fall down.   I am not sleeping well and I need occasional little naps. Often I need a … Continue reading

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Vegan Instant Pot Chickpea Biryani. 10/30/18

If you own an Instant Pot, Chickpea Biryani is super fast and super easy. What takes the longest is soaking the rice for 20 minutes! My recipe is an adaptation of a NYTimes Cooking dish, Pressure Cooker Shrimp Biryani. I … Continue reading

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