Category Archives: Vegetarian

Vegan burger and nuoc cham slaw 8/6/21

John and I saw these Incogmeato burgers made by Morningstar at the grocery store and we thought we would give them a try. They are a nice size and at 250 calories are not over-the-top fattening. John cooked it in … Continue reading

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Pesto penne and salad. 8/5/21

Since I knew that the amount of pasta we were preparing would not fill us up, I made a large salad for each of us. I think I have mentioned many times before that I do not really like salad … Continue reading

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BFD. Egg tostada. 8/1/21

In my endless quest to find something different to make on Breakfast For Dinner Sunday, I came up with a Mexican inspired egg dish. I started out without a complete thought and just kept adding ingredients to my sauté pan. … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with kale and rice. 7/31/21

Our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) were a replay of July 22nd’s Chana dal. We had made a double portion and froze half so all we needed 0to do was defrost the container, cook some new rice, and lay down a … Continue reading

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Penne with broccoli and mushrooms. 7/28/21

Yay, it is pasta night! Every time we have pasta I always say to John, “I could eat pasta every night of the week!” Originally broccolini was going to be our green vegetable. Since the store was all out, broccoli … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/21

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is a dish we ordered when we used to eat out before the pandemic and the dieting. We periodically try to make it at home with varying results. Saturday’s rendition was closer. Some day … Continue reading

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Split chickpea stew (Chana dal) with rice and kale 7/22/21

This is another lesson in how to stretch your dinner intake. Along with cooking the chickpeas in the Instant Pot I also added the stems from the kale. John made some rice and I combined my half cup of white … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta puttanesca with mushrooms and kale. 7/20/21

I have various tricks for making my pasta seem like more than it is. What I would really like is to eat half a pound of pasta at a time but I know that is not in the cards if … Continue reading

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BFD Sautéed vegetables over mixed greens topped with scrambled eggs. 7/18/21

I know this looks a lot like last Sunday’s BFD (Breakfast For Dinner) but I love this combination. This week I added a couple of handfuls of cole slaw mix to my sauté. I season the vegetables with ginger, rogan … Continue reading

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Orrechiette with mushrooms and broccoli. 7/14/21

Woo hoo, pasta twice in one week!! We were scheduled for salmon on Wednesday but changed direction when we found out that our restaurant dinner on Thursday would feature salmon. Making pasta was a simple solution since I had all … Continue reading

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