Category Archives: Vegetables

Sort of eggplant Parmesan with zoodles. 6/18/22

I made up this dish while making it. I knew I did not want breaded and fried eggplant and remembered how much we had enjoyed the eggplant cubes that I roasted in the oven for our farro bowls. I decided … Continue reading

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Scallops with roasted broccolini and asparagus. 6/17/22

Originally I had planned on making asparagus and a salad. When I went to the grocery store they had a pack of asparagus and broccolini together for $5. I shifted gears and decided that asparagus and broccolini totally went together … Continue reading

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Red lentils with chicken, kale, and cauliflower rice. 6/16/22

First let me note that John ate this dish vegan by simply removing the chicken. Since I am eating lower carbs I needed to replace some of the lentils with more protein. I have rotisserie chicken in the fridge so … Continue reading

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Pan-roasted salmon, broccoli, salad. 6/15/22

My new lower carb way of eating is going quite successfully and I am not feeling deprived hardly at all. Being able to use olive oil more freely has made cooking easier and the results tastier. John cooked the salmon … Continue reading

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Hamburger with grilled cauliflower and coleslaw. 6/14/22

A hot day calls for cooking outside. While I made a cool cole slaw indoors, John cooked the burgers and cauliflower on the grill. While John and our daughter had burgers on sesame buns, I had mine without the extra … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass with salad and zucchini 6/13/22

Today I started my low carb living with a delicious piece of Chilean sea bass with an accompanying salad and sautéed zucchini. We ate the salad as a first course dressed simply with olive oil and red wine vinegar. It … Continue reading

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Southwest salad. 6/10/22

It was really hot here yesterday, in the upper 90s. So we scuttled our cooking plans and made a southwest salad. John and I used to buy this salad pre-made from Costco but, as it happens with many things we … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 6/9/22

This is a good dinner if you do not want to heat up the kitchen too much. I used cauliflower rice that can be heated up in a microwave and the sautéed shrimp cook in minutes. There are so many … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with arrabbiata sauce

It’s pasta Wednesday and we are finally getting around to having fettuccine arrabbiata! Arrabbiata sauce is a spicy tomato sauce. To make it spicy I used a can of Rotel, a minced jalapeño, red pepper flakes, and several squirts of … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, blistered cherry tomatoes, kale and corn 6/7/22

As fabulous as Chilean sea bass is, the vegetables really stole the show for this dinner. John roasted the Chilean sea bass in a 400F oven for 14 minutes. He seasoned it with salt, garlic powder, Old Bay, tarragon (from … Continue reading

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