Category Archives: Vegetables

Sesame salmon bowls. 1/6/22

Our daughter loves this dinner and asks for it at least once every two weeks. I got the original recipe from NYTimes Cooking but adapted it to makes it way less complicated and time consuming. Our recipe is make some … Continue reading

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Carba-nada fettuccine with mushrooms and kale. 1/5/22

I am so loving this carba-nada pasta. We have been eating the fusilli and have now tried the fettuccine. It cooks in about three minutes and you can have quite a bit since it has lower calories and carbs. In … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 1/4/22

Winter seems like the perfect time for hearty soups. I love clam chowder but not all the cream! The clam chowder we make gets its liquid from two bottles of clam juice and the liquid from two cans of minced … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, green beans. 1/3/22

John did a really nice job searing these scallops. They were the ends of two bags of scallops so they were a little small and mis-shaped. I picked out the smallest of the potatoes to mimic the size of the … Continue reading

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Curried vegetables with scrambled eggs. 1/2/22

When I was thinking about my BFD (Breakfast For Dinner) dish I decided that an egg or two on a plate with a piece of toast just was not going to do it for me. I need food that will … Continue reading

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Potstickers with bok choy in oyster sauce. 1/1/22

Happy New Year’s Day, 2022! I have now been writing this blog for over 10 years. During this time I have been at a good weight, at a bad weight, and at a good weight again. The cycles of dieting … Continue reading

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Lasagna. 12/31/21

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Our daughter made lasagna to help us ring out the old year. She uses Ronzoni oven-ready noodles and follows the package instructions. I made my cornmeal and molasses pudding for dessert. It is actually hasty pudding adapted … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with salsa slaw. 12/30/21

Chicken enchiladas are a real favorite at our house. Most of what needs to be done is prep and assembly. I shred rotisserie chicken and lay down a line in a tortilla that has been softened in the oven. To … Continue reading

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Vegan! Pasta with onions, mushrooms, and broccolini. 12/29/21

For our usual Wednesday night meal we had fusilli with onions, garlic, mushrooms, oregano, and broccolini. We used salted water to cook the pasta and reserved about a cup of the water to make a sauce. While the pasta was … Continue reading

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Vegan! Lentils with kale and roasted vegetables. 2/28/21

Doesn’t that look good!? Our vegan dinner tonight consisted of lentils simmered with garlic and onions with a bay leaf. While the lentils were cooking I made up two sheet pans. One consisted of potatoes and butternut squash which I … Continue reading

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