Category Archives: Vegetables

🍗 Chicken Taco Tuesday. 10/1/19

We were going to make chicken enchiladas but at 7 PM it seemed like too much trouble so we switched to tacos. I pulled some chicken off our large Costco rotisserie chicken and shredded it, sliced cabbage, and got our … Continue reading

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🍤 Back to sane eating. 9/30/19

Apple pie! Soup with a stick of butter in it! Hunks of homemade bread! Yes, I ate it all yesterday but as I used to tell my classes at Weight Watchers, you are not overweight because you ate a piece … Continue reading

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🥬 Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/29/19

We had a really fine dinner to celebrate Rosh Hashanah and it was vegetarian to boot! Our daughter and I went crazy baking. I made an apple pie since apples are symbolic for the holiday and our daughter made challah. … Continue reading

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🍗 Pan-roasted chicken, rutabagas, and broccoli. 9/28/19

Rutabagas take a long time to cook. Instead of hauling out the Instant Pot I just put them in boiling water and it took at least 45 minutes. They turned out really tasty though all mashed up with a little … Continue reading

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🍗 Lentils with smoked turkey sausage and veg. 9/27/19

Here’s my pot of lentils with turkey sausage and a bunch of different vegetables burbling on the stove prior to dinner.   I really like lentils! All the vegetables make this a really hearty stew. Seriously you don’t even need … Continue reading

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🐟 Penne with tuna and snow peas. 9/28/19

Thursday’s dinner was another “pantry” dinner.  Some pasta, a can of tuna, olive oil, an herb, and a vegetable. Although I used fresh snow peas and tarragon, it could just as easily have been made with frozen peas and dried … Continue reading

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🍤 Taco Wednesday. 9/25/19

Tuesday isn’t just the night for tacos anymore! Our taco night consisted of shrimp tacos on corn tortillas topped with salsa, cabbage, and yogurt/cumin crema. On the side we had spicy black beans and the rest of the broccoli salad … Continue reading

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