Category Archives: Vegetarian

Fusilli with mushrooms, zucchini, and asparagus. 2/2/23

You could make this pasta dish with any shape you like. I do think it works better with shapes rather than strands. I chopped up all the vegetables ahead of time so the cooking went really quickly. Using a large … Continue reading

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Scrambled eggs, veggie patty, toast. 2/1/23

After getting a good start on Monday with my menu, things have gone off the rails. Tuesday we ended up eating lunch for dinner (open faced tuna sandwich and vegetable soup for me and I forgot to take a picture!) … Continue reading

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Noodles and Zoodles with peanut sauce. 1/18/23

This is the first time I have made this recipe and I am pretty happy with how it turned out. Further down the page is the recipe I started with. I changed the soba noodles to 6 oz. of fettuccine … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner 1/15/23

This is my iconic Breakfast for Dinner plate. No bells and whistles, it is just straightforward eggs, toast and a plant-based sausage patty. Along with a hot cup of tea this dinner is the perfect easy meal to end my … Continue reading

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Noodles and zoodles with spicy tomato sauce. 1/13/23

On our menu this week we were supposed to be having noodles and zoodles with peanut sauce. The peanut sauce dish was just more trouble than I felt like going to so I switched the sauce to the spicy tomato … Continue reading

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Fusilli arrabiata over kale. 1/11/23

I made a spaghetti sauce that started with sautéed mushrooms, onions, and garlic and added two tablespoons of tomato paste, a tablespoon of dried oregano, and a 28 ounce can of crushed tomatoes. Since arrabiata means “angry” in Italian my … Continue reading

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Birthday Pizza Party. 1/8/23

Usually on Sunday nights we have Breakfast for Dinner, a light dinner which will aid in our weekly weigh-in on Mondays. Last night, however, we were celebrating our grandson’s birthday and he chose a festive outing to a local, very … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with ditalini and vegetables 1/7/23

Here’s a big pot of goodness burbling away on my stove top. The main components are chickpeas, some sort of small pasta, and vegetable or chicken stock. After that, use what you have vegetable-wise. I used onions, garlic, zucchini, carrots, … Continue reading

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Fettucine and zoodles with mushrooms and broccolini 1/4/23

Two vegan dinners in a row! It is such a pleasure not to be eating in an unhealthy manner. John was in charge of cooking the pasta and I was in charge of cutting up vegetables, zoodling the zucchini, and … Continue reading

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Vegan Afghani style lentils with rice and kale 1/3/23

Quick-cooking red lentils form the base for this dinner entree. It is spiced up with garlic, onion, ginger, cumin seed, turmeric, and cayenne. First you cook up the spices in a little oil, then add the garlic, onion, and ginger … Continue reading

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