Category Archives: Vegetarian

Vegetable extravaganza! 10/2/22

On Sunday nights everyone in the family is on their own to make whatever appeals to them. I knew we had bits and pieces of vegetables and I decided to roast broccoli, cauliflower, rutabaga, mushrooms, cabbage, and carrots. I tossed … Continue reading

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Red lentils, riced cauliflower, and kale. 10/1/22

Delicious, healthy, and inexpensive red lentils are the stars of this dish.

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Fettuccine with zoodles and mushrooms 9/28/22

While I will never be fooled by vegetables parading as pasta, if you mix zoodles with actual pasta what you get is a very tasty dish that takes a while to eat. I am definitely a fan of a big … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetables over rice. 9/27/22

I made the vegan version of the sesame bowls I have been making. The bowl pictured here is waiting for its scallion-ginger-soy vinaigrette. We have one of these almost every week rotating through tofu, shrimp, and salmon. My daughter mentioned … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/25/22

Although we are not religious, we still like to celebrate the holidays of both our traditions. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year and begins the Ten Days of Awe which end up on Yom Kippur. As with all good … Continue reading

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Fusilli in tomato sauce with zucchini and mushrooms. 9/20/22

I am so glad that the weather has been cool enough to permit pots of boiling water and simmering sauce. After sautéing the mushrooms, onions, pepper, and garlic I added 2 tablespoons of tomato paste and cooked that briefly. Next … Continue reading

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Composed salad. 9/18/22

On Sunday morning with one little pot of water I hard boiled an egg, blanched broccoli, and cooked a small potato. Everything else was chopped and assembled at dinner time. As a base I used a combo of green leaf … Continue reading

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Chana dal with kale and cauliflower rice. 9/17/22

Tonight all we had to do was warm up the leftover Chana dal in a pot and heat up the rice in the microwave. Although it is hard for us to have leftovers because we like to eat a lot … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with ditalini and greens. 9/12/22

I am so glad that it finally cooled off and we are able to make more Fall-like dinner dishes. Chickpeas with ditalini and greens is an easy and versatile entree. We always make extra because it is so good for … Continue reading

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Salade Niçoise sans thon (tuna). 9/11/22

I have really been loving these Sunday salads. Since I wanted a lot of different components every time there was a commercial during the US Open I would get up and chop something up or blanch the broccoli etc. I … Continue reading

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