Category Archives: Vegetarian

BFD, scrambled eggs, veggie patty, salad, pita. 11/29/20

Here we are back to the easiest dinner of the week, Breakfast For Dinner (BFD). John was busily concocting his omelet but I felt like, “Easy. All I want is easy.” So I made some simple soft scrambled eggs, microwaved … Continue reading

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Masoor dal, rice mix, zucchini 11/25/20

Tomorrow is our big Thanksgiving feast for the three of us so we wanted something fairly light for dinner tonight. These red lentils cook up in 15 minutes and are flavored with ginger, onion, garlic, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne. A … Continue reading

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Omelet and salad. 11/23/20

I love easy Sundays! No thinking,little prep, and a satisfying outcome. I sautéed some onions, mushroom, and spinach and laid that mixture and an ultra thin slice of Swiss cheese on my forming two-egg omelet. When the bottom egg mixture … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 11/23/20

I realize that my menu said we were having orecchiette with broccoli and mushrooms but John saw some good looking asparagus at the store so we changed directions. Penne is a great look-alike when paired with asparagus cut on the … Continue reading

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Pasta puttanesca. 11/21/20

Tonight was supposed to be Leftovers For Dinner but my ceramic knife broke and a piece came off of it around the time when I was cutting up onions for the Chana dal I made earlier in the week. I … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta with vegetables. 11/18/20

Looking for a way to make your dinners more plant-based? Pasta is an excellent start. John and I frequently have pasta plus. Plus? Plus broccolini, plus asparagus, plus almost anything from the plant kingdom! Tonight’s dinner was whole grain penne … Continue reading

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Chana dal with spinach and rice. 11/16/20

John and I made this Chana dal in the Instant Pot on Sunday because I was having an out-patient surgical procedure on Monday and knew that a dinner that was pre-made would work best. Plus, I think Chana dal tastes … Continue reading

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BFD Scrambled eggs, veggie patty, English muffin 11/15/20

Easy but satisfying Breakfast For Dinner tonight.

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Chickpea stew. 11/6/20

We had this dinner on Friday night before our trip to Utah on Saturday. It takes about 10 driving hours to get to St. George and all we did was get some sushi for dinner on Saturday.  It is much … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms 11/5/20

We are still embroiled in the vote count so we just made a quick pasta dinner. As long as you do not eat too much pasta, orecchiette is a fine food plan dinner to have. The sauce which is made … Continue reading

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