Category Archives: Vegetarian

Whole grain penne with pesto. 9/15/21

Last week I harvested a bunch of basil from my two backyard basil plants to make pesto. Since I did not have quite enough I used some store-bought Italian parsley to supplement the basil. I used this recipe from the … Continue reading

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Gazpacho and chickpea salad. 9/9/21

As the temperature keeps hovering in the mid- to upper 90s, I am finding ways to keep from heating up the kitchen. On Thursday I made gazpacho from the myriad Roma tomatoes that our daughter brought home from the Community … Continue reading

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Egg-sta Primavera. 9/5/21

Here is my Sunday egg dinner with a new spin on it. I made a thin egg disc and then rolled it up and cut it like linguine. I sautéed a bunch of vegetables—carrots, broccoli, celery, mushrooms, and fennel. When … Continue reading

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Red lentils with rice and kale. 9/4/21

Red lentils cook pretty quickly in some stock that has been flavored with cumin seed, salt, onion, garlic and ginger. I serve them over raw kale with a base of white rice and cauliflower rice mix.

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and kale. 8/26/21

This is another easy vegan pasta dish that gets it sauce from a combination of the vegetables and the pasta water. Sauté the mushrooms while the pasta water heats up adding the onions and garlic to the mushrooms after the … Continue reading

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Salad days. 8/25/21

I seem to be in the post-vacation doldrums. I planned out my menu and even bought what I needed to make it but I am just not executing my plan. Both Monday and Wednesday this week I just did not … Continue reading

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BFD, egg-actly! 8/22/21

I am back home from my little vacation and ending up my week with my usual Breakfast For Dinner! I did a lot of imperfect eating last week and now I need to get back to healthy eating. And what … Continue reading

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Penne with kale and mushrooms. 8/12/21

John and I are heading off for a few days so my next post will not be until some time next week. Now on to Thursday’s dinner. Another delicious vegetables and penne creation. I sautéed the mushrooms, kale stems, onions, … Continue reading

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Beyond Meat burger, potato, salad. 8/11/21

Today’s hot weather dinner was another foray into plant-based burgers. Last week we tried Morningstar’s Incogmeato and our reaction was meh. The Beyond Meat burger was better especially if you like well-done burgers. For those of us who like our … Continue reading

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Weeknight dinners August 2 – 6, 3021

Since this blog is all about eating healthy, losing weight, and maintaining a weight loss, I thought I would post a wrap-up of my weeknight dinners. I want to stress that all the pictures of delicious dinners are photos of … Continue reading

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