Category Archives: Vegetarian

Fettuccine and zoodles with broccoli and mushrooms. 6/22/22

Wow, what a giant bowl of food! I cut down my pasta portion but added a bunch of zoodles. There are a lot of vegetables in this as well and a little bit of oil. This is the perfect vegan … Continue reading

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Sort of eggplant Parmesan with zoodles. 6/18/22

I made up this dish while making it. I knew I did not want breaded and fried eggplant and remembered how much we had enjoyed the eggplant cubes that I roasted in the oven for our farro bowls. I decided … Continue reading

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Red lentils with chicken, kale, and cauliflower rice. 6/16/22

First let me note that John ate this dish vegan by simply removing the chicken. Since I am eating lower carbs I needed to replace some of the lentils with more protein. I have rotisserie chicken in the fridge so … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with arrabbiata sauce

It’s pasta Wednesday and we are finally getting around to having fettuccine arrabbiata! Arrabbiata sauce is a spicy tomato sauce. To make it spicy I used a can of Rotel, a minced jalapeño, red pepper flakes, and several squirts of … Continue reading

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Vegetable stir-fry with polenta and fresh herbs 6/5/22

Since I ate an egg for breakfast I was looking for something different for Sunday night’s dinner. Aha, leftover polenta in the refrigerator! Given that polenta did not seem to lend itself to Asian flavors I decided to make an … Continue reading

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Egyptian koshari (vegan) 6/4/22

According to The Mediterranean Dish, the website where I found this recipe, koshari is “an Egyptian comfort bowl of lentils, rice, chickpeas, with a special tomato sauce and savory crispy onions on top!” I think I made it even more comforting … Continue reading

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Vegan green vegetables pasta 6/3/22

We used up a bunch of vegetables from our crisper today with a delicious vegan pasta dish. In the time it took to bring our salted water to a boil and cook the pasta I sliced and quickly cooked all … Continue reading

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Farro bowl with vegetables 5/31/22

I have not made this yummy dish since February and it belongs in a more frequent rotation. I baked the farro in the oven which enhances its nutty flavor. Oven baked farro 1.5 cups farro1 teaspoon kosher salt2 1/3 cups … Continue reading

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Stir-fried vegetables with eggs 5/29/22

My Breakfast For Dinner of stir-fried vegetables and eggs is one that I really enjoy. First I laid down a bed of shredded raw kale and put a veritable garden of stir-fried vegetables mixed with a little rice on top … Continue reading

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Pre-made chickpea stew on a bed of raw kale over cauliflower and white rice mix 5/28/22

Hard to believe but sometimes I do not feel like cooking. My lazy day often happens on Saturday after five straight days of meal preparation. In my former less healthy-eating days this would have been a night of take-out Chinese … Continue reading

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