Category Archives: Vegan

LFD – Dal soup with additional veg. 2/20/21

For Leftovers For Dinner I sautéed some mushrooms, cabbage, and kale stems and then added them to the split chickpeas and split pigeon peas stew. I added more broth to it to make it soupier. It seemed to be lacking … Continue reading

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Chana/Toor dal, kale, rice. 2/18/21

Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried split pigeon peas. I make this in the Instant Pot where the Chana dal holds up structurally and the Toor dal breaks down giving the dish a creamy texture. … Continue reading

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Planned-overs for vaccine day. 2/15/21

No doubt it seems like I love to cook every day of the week and that is mostly true. Sometimes, though, I need to plan for the times when I probably will not want to go to the trouble of … Continue reading

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Pasta with mushroom Bolognese. 2/11/21

I like to make my own pasta sauces rather than use one from a jar because then I know exactly what and how much of each ingredient there is. For instance, most jarred sauces have sugar of some sort in … Continue reading

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Prize winner! Algerian tagine. 2/8/21

This past week’s winner of most views by a country was Algeria with 355 views.  Dininglite.blog seems to be very popular in North Africa. Both Egypt, last week’s winner, and Algeria made strong showings. I decided to make a tagine … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with mushrooms and broccolini. 2/4/21

If you are like me and could sit down to at least 8 ounces of pasta and wish you could have more then you need to find a way to make a little pasta go a long way. I stretch … Continue reading

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Prize winner – Egyptian koshari. 2/2/21

Egypt was the big winner last week with 1600 views of my blog. No doubt most of these were by mistake and I am really sorry-not-sorry that all these Egyptians ended up on my site when they were looking for … Continue reading

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Pasta puttanesca with mushrooms. 1/28/21

This recipe which I have included below is not quite authentic. I have added mushrooms to it to make it hardier and decreased the amount of oil due to our dietary restrictions. When John and I were actively losing weight … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetable stir-fry. 1/27/21

This dinner was a glorious celebration of vegetables and also a very good way to use up bits and pieces of vegetables left in your refrigerator. Except for the fact that we used fish sauce in our marinade, this is … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with cauli-rice and kale. 1/23/21

When we made our Chana dal on Meatless Monday we made extra because John said he wanted to have some for lunch during the week. Since he did not follow through on eating it for lunches, we had plenty of … Continue reading

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