Category Archives: Vegetarian

Fusilli arrabbiata with kale. 1/19/22

Probably my favorite dinner of the week, Pasta Wednesday has gotten even better since I started making Al Dente’s Carba Nada pasta. Since it is lower in calories and carbs I can have my three ounce portion with less guilt … Continue reading

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Curried butternut squash and chickpeas over kale with yogurt dressing. 1/18/22

We tried a new recipe tonight and it was a winner! This vegetarian (or vegan is you use non-dairy yogurt) entree is so delicious and filling that I could not finish my bowlful. You can get the recipe here. https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/curry-roasted-butternut-squash-and-chickpeasContinue reading

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Scrambled eggs, veg patty, salad, toast. 1/16/22

Sunday is our day off from cooking. John makes an omelet and I make some sort of egg dish, sometimes with a vegetable stir fry, or with some beans in a tortilla, but today just simply scrambled. It’s a no-thinking, … Continue reading

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Salad and pesto pasta. 1/12/22

Today I was extra hungry so I decided that a two course dinner would help me control the munchies. As much as I frequently say that I do not like making salads, I do enjoy eating them. A salad before … Continue reading

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Farro bowl with Brussels sprouts and eggplant. 1/11/22

The dish I made is an adaptation of a NY Times Cooking recipe, Quinoa bowl with crispy Brussels sprouts and eggplant. https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1020741-quinoa-bowl-with-crispy-brussels-sprouts-eggplant-and-tahini?smid=ck-recipe-iOS-share. I changed the grain to farro and eliminated the tahini sauce replacing it with a yogurt based sauce. … Continue reading

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Toor dal (pigeon peas with tomato and spices). 1/9/22

A while ago John and I went to the Indian grocery and bought big bags of Chana dal and Toor dal. Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried pigeon peas. We have had a lot of … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner. 1/8/22

I went quite basic this week with my BFD consisting of two soft scrambled eggs, a veggie patty and a small salad. I usually make this on Sunday but we had been out car shopping (this is not a good … 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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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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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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