Category Archives: Vegetarian

Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/19/20

Note: Eek, I wrote this post on Saturday and then forgot to post it! Sorry. Although we are not religious, we still like to celebrate the holidays of both our faiths. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year and begins … Continue reading

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Kale and white bean vegetable soup. 9/15/20

The soup I made the other day and had for lunch transformed itself into dinner. I added more vegetable stock to it which made it soupier and less stew-like. All the vegetables in it are things you probably have in … Continue reading

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Breakfast for dinner. 9/13/20

I enjoyed my omelet this week which I pared down to just three ingredients eggs, mushrooms and Swiss cheese. I hardly ever eat cheese so a slice of ultra-thin Swiss cheese is a special treat. I stayed with the mushroom … Continue reading

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Leftover day. 9/11/20

One of the great things about making a double recipe of something you really like is that there is plenty left for another dinner. Of course you run the risk of overeating which I managed to do on both nights … Continue reading

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Creamy corn orecchiette. (Vegan) 9/10/20

This creamy pasta dish has no dairy in it  at all as long as you exchange the butter for oil and omit the parmesan cheese.  The creaminess is basically due to some water or vegetable stock puréed in the blender … Continue reading

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Vegan Instant Pot Chana dal (split chickpeas stew) 9/8/20

John and I really love this easy recipe for Chana dal. We made a double batch so that we would have it left over for lunches. The base recipe for Chana dal comes from pipingpotcurry.com but of course we have … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner, Omelet 9/6/20

Normally for BFD I just make some sort of scrambled eggs. Last night I tried to be a little more creative and it turned out really well. The omelet I made consisted of two eggs, a slice of ultra thin … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms, asparagus, and pine nuts (vegan). 9/3/20

This pasta is fast to make and delicious to eat! While your water is heating up and the pasta is cooking you can complete the sauce. I did the sauté-ing in steps but you can totally do it all at … Continue reading

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Red lentils and rice with broccoli. 9/1/20

Oh, it is so good to be home and cooking in my own kitchen and eating my own kind of food. Tonight’s dinner is a porridge-y mix of red lentils, ginger, onions, and garlic with lots of spices in a … Continue reading

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Pinto bean tacos with spicy tomato rice (vegan). 8/22/20

Our taco meal was surprisingly filling and satisfying. The canned pinto beans were cooked with onion, garlic, Serrano chile, and cumin. The beans went into stovetop toasted corn tortillas and then garnished with salsa, cabbage, and cilantro. One of our … Continue reading

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