Category Archives: Vegetarian

Vegetable stir-fry with egg zoodles. 6/16/21

Tonight was supposed to be our traditional Pasta Wednesday but the idea of boiling a big pot of water when the outside temperature was in the 90’s made it a non-starter. We decided our fallback dinner would be a BFD … Continue reading

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Vegetable stir-fry with soft scrambled eggs. 6/13/21

When I was thinking about what to prepare for my BFD (Breakfast For Dinner) I first thought about just keeping it uber-simple and make scrambled eggs, a veggie patty, and toast. Problem with that is it really takes too short … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and kale. 6/10/21

I love Pasta Wednesday! And I can probably spin out a different variety of pasta, mushrooms and vegetable indefinitely! John and I have really grown to prefer the taste of whole grain pasta (Barilla) and it is better for us, … Continue reading

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Veggie stir-fry with “egg noodles” 6/6/21

Because I am never satisfied with the same-old same-old for our Sunday night Breakfast For Dinner, I made a veggie stir-fry with real egg noodles. To make my egg noodles I sprayed a frying pan with butter spray and then … Continue reading

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Red lentils Afghani style

On Friday we used Tuscan kale grown by our daughter in the community garden as a base for our delicious Afghani red lentils. This simple and homey dish cooks in about 15 minutes and is tasty and nutritious. I garnished … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and broccoli. 6/2/21

Pasta Wednesday is one of my favorite dinner nights. We usually make vegetarian or vegan pasta. Sometimes it’s pasta and greens, or broccolini, or broccoli like tonight’s. It almost always includes mushrooms, onions, and garlic. The sauce is a little … Continue reading

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Chana dal two ways. 5/28, 29/21

We made Chana dal (dried chickpea stew) on Friday and then had it for leftovers on Saturday. On Friday we ate it on top of raw kale and rice with a garnish of mango salsa, cilantro, and sriracha. On Saturday … Continue reading

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Pasta with greens, mozzarella, and chickpeas. 5/26/21

When I came across the recipe for this pasta it sounded like something we would really like. What I really did not like was the amount of oil in the recipe so I worked on slimming that down. I have … Continue reading

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Spicy black bean cakes with roasted veg. 5/24/21

This was a new recipe for us on Meatless Monday. I have adapted the recipe and added our tweaks below. John and I have never made a veggie patty before and we were pleased with how they came out. Usually … Continue reading

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Spicy Ethiopian red lentil stew. 5/23/21

When I am making a recipe for the first time I try to stick pretty close to the original recipe before putting my own spin on it. Making Saturday’s red lentil stew, I knew I would need to make at … Continue reading

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