Category Archives: Vegetables

Pasta Puttanesca. 5/5/21

Tonight’s dinner is pasta puttanesca or pasta in the style of the prostitute. It is an odd name for a delicious dish. I used a can of tomatoes with chiles supplemented by part of a can of regular chopped tomatoes. … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner with rutabaga and broccoli. 5/4/21

May the fourth (of good nutrition) be with you. I remember taking our son to see the movie in 1983 when he was six years old. He’s been a Star Wars fan since and his kids are too. Personally I … Continue reading

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Chana dal with kale and cauli-rice. 5/3/21

This is one of my favorite meals and we made a double recipe so that we could have it again on Saturday, our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) day. We used two cups of the Chana dal plus one half cup … Continue reading

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BFD – Egg and veg stir-fry with cauli-rice. 5/2/21

Sunday is always Breakfast For Dinner day. John always makes some sort of omelet and I always make, well, a bunch of different things! Tonight my BFD was a stir-fry of mushrooms, onions, garlic, green beans, broccoli, carrots, and celery. … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms. 5/1/21

Happy May! And for me, happy to be home!! What a pleasure to be cooking in my own kitchen where I have everything I need close at hand. John said he felt like pasta so while he heated up the … Continue reading

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Penne with asparagus and mushrooms 4/28/21

We started off tonight’s dinner with some tuna salad appetizers. I had made the tuna salad for lunch and there was a little left over so I toasted up a piece of bread and used a slice of cucumber as … Continue reading

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Pan-seared ribeye steak, baked potato, broccoli. 4/27/21

Tonight’s dinner is in celebration of John’s consulting contract being renewed. He loves his part time job and I am very happy for him. When I suggested steak for dinner I think he was both surprised and pleased because any … Continue reading

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Dining out – better choices 4/27/21

One thing we were planning on doing during our road trip was to have picnics. That way we would have better control of the ingredients that would go in our lunches. In fact we even brought along a folding table … Continue reading

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Dining out – Grand Junction, CO and Moab, UT

I have been finding a few better choices for lunches and dinners. Here are some suggestions for you to try the next time you are faced with a restaurant decision. Corn tortilla grilled shrimp taco This salad was part of … Continue reading

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Dining out – Ely, NV 4/18/21

Remember a couple of days ago when I suggested that dining on ethnic food might be a good way to eat in a healthy manner? After three days of not very good dinners, John and I have decided that maybe … Continue reading

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