Category Archives: Vegetarian

🥬 Vegan/vegetarian tacos. 1/27/20

It was Taco Monday at our house! Lots of toppings—-onions, pepitas, salsa, cilantro, crema, lime, guacamole spread, and a cabbage-y mix—-make our pinto bean tacos tasty and interesting. (Note: for a vegan version omit crema.) The rice was enhanced with … Continue reading

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🥬 Veg fried rice/mujadara crossover. 1/24/20

Tonight’s dinner was supposed to be vegetarian fried rice with tofu. But the grocery store we went to was out of extra-firm tofu! So I had to figure out a different protein. I considered beans but decided on quick cooking … Continue reading

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🥬 Chana dal (Instant Pot). 1/17/20

I forgot to post this meal before I left for my long weekend trip. I will be back on Wednesday with new posts. Chana dal is a stew of dried split chickpeas, tomatoes, stock, and flavorings. I made this for … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetable fried rice. 1/15/20

We were supposed to go out to dinner tonight but the timing did not work out and we arrived home tired and hungry after being caught in rush hour traffic. This would be one of those times when we used … Continue reading

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🥚🥬 Scrambled egg and a snausage. 1/12/20

Monday morning is weigh-in day for John and me so breakfast-for-dinner is always a good choice for Sunday night dinner. We have been unusually hungry this week so it has been harder to stick to the weight-loss regime. Add to … Continue reading

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🥬 Vegetarian/vegan tacos. 1/10/20

Most people love tacos! They are so versatile. You can stuff them with beef, chicken, fish, shrimp, or,  like tonight’s dinner, with beans and condiments. The filling I made is pinto beans thickened with fat free refried beans and spiced … Continue reading

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🥬 New recipe! Vegan lentils with roasted root vegetables. 1/5/20

This is my take on a recipe by Melissa Clark of NY Times Cooking. I wanted more vegetables and to make it a little less fussy. It turned out really tasty even with my shortcuts like pre-chopped butternut squash, bottled … Continue reading

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