Category Archives: Vegetarian

Wednesday is Pasta Day! 4/7/21

I am officially declaring Wednesday Pasta Day. What other food is more perfect than pasta to get you over the hump of the weekdays and sliding on into the weekend. Plus noodles of one sort or another are in almost … Continue reading

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Easter bread and Brussels sprouts. 4/4/21

On Sunday we decided to have our eggs in the form of cake. Our daughter made this delicious yeast cake/bread called Colomba di Pasqua, or dove of Easter in Italian. It was so good! We ate a lot of it. … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 3/31/21

Whole grain penne with mushrooms and asparagus Is pasta night my favorite night of the week? I think so! Pasta has so much going for it. It is carb heavy and I love carbs. It is so quick to make. … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner!-Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce – 3/23/21

Our daughter was born on my father’s half birthday. So when her birthday rolls around I am thinking not only of her birthday but also of my father’s as well. It is sweet and bitter-sweet. After having  take-out (pandemic-safe) from … Continue reading

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Vegan night-salad and pasta with broccoli and mushrooms. 3/22/21

I admit to being lazy when it comes to salad. If I can get an assortment of salad greens already washed I am all for it. For Monday’s salad I used a bagged chopped salad that included some bitter greens. … Continue reading

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BFD – Veggie egg scramble over couscous. 3/21/21

Tonight’s Breakfast For Dinner was simply chop up all the vegetables that seemed good with eggs, stir fry them, add 2 eggs, and serve it over some couscous because we did not have any leftover rice and I was in … Continue reading

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LFD – Chickpea stew over rainbow kale. 3/20/21

LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) is on the menu tonight and you probably recognize the dish from Meatless Monday. Since the chickpea stew has been sitting in the refrigerator all week, it has absorbed most of the liquid in the dish. … Continue reading

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Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms. 3/16/21

Asparagus carbonara with mushrooms First time making this recipe and, wow, was it great! It has been a long time since we have used cheese in a dish so that alone made this dinner seem really indulgent. The recipe is … Continue reading

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Chickpea and ditalini stew. 3/15/21.

Talk about getting all your required daily vegetables in a one pot meal! This simple to make chickpea stew can be made vegan or vegetarian. Tonight, for meatless Monday, I went the vegan route by using vegetable stock and leaving … Continue reading

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BFD Fried egg, asparagus, rice. 3/14/21

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If you watch food TV competitions the judges are always touting how fabulous and sexy it is to have a runny egg on top of a dish. So I thought I would give it a try. I cannot attest to … Continue reading

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