Category Archives: Vegetarian

Fusilli with mushrooms, broccoli, and kale 10/18/22

Tonight we were supposed to have a tofu bowl for dinner. However apparently no one told the avocado it was supposed to be ripe by Tuesday and so it sits stubbornly in its clipped paper bag with only an apple … Continue reading

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Eleventh anniversary of my blog! And eggplant parmesan pasta. 10/13/22

Wow, I have been recording my dinners almost every day for 11 years! I started out just putting in pictures of my dinner plate but have evolved to making comments and tips on how to make the dinners I eat … Continue reading

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Creamy polenta with black beans, avocado, and radish. 10/12/22

When John makes polenta he starts with 1/2 cup polenta and just under 3 cups of salted water, two bay leaves, and two cloves of garlic. He cooks it, stirring, for 15 minutes. After discarding the bay leaves he stirs … Continue reading

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Sunday Breakfast for Dinner. 10/9/22

This week’s Breakfast for Dinner was exactly that, two eggs soft scrambled, veggie breakfast patty, and toast. Sometimes I just need a simple prep dinner.

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Vegan pasta with tomato-mushroom sauce, zucchini 10/5/22

Two weeks ago I made extra spaghetti sauce and froze it. Tonight all I needed to do was thaw the container of sauce and sauté a few more mushrooms to add to it. I decided to keep the zucchini as … Continue reading

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Vegetable extravaganza! 10/2/22

On Sunday nights everyone in the family is on their own to make whatever appeals to them. I knew we had bits and pieces of vegetables and I decided to roast broccoli, cauliflower, rutabaga, mushrooms, cabbage, and carrots. I tossed … Continue reading

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Red lentils, riced cauliflower, and kale. 10/1/22

Delicious, healthy, and inexpensive red lentils are the stars of this dish.

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Fettuccine with zoodles and mushrooms 9/28/22

While I will never be fooled by vegetables parading as pasta, if you mix zoodles with actual pasta what you get is a very tasty dish that takes a while to eat. I am definitely a fan of a big … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetables over rice. 9/27/22

I made the vegan version of the sesame bowls I have been making. The bowl pictured here is waiting for its scallion-ginger-soy vinaigrette. We have one of these almost every week rotating through tofu, shrimp, and salmon. My daughter mentioned … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/25/22

Although we are not religious, we still like to celebrate the holidays of both our traditions. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year and begins the Ten Days of Awe which end up on Yom Kippur. As with all good … Continue reading

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