Category Archives: Vegetarian

Chana dal. 11/3/20

Since we wanted to watch the U.S. election returns, John and I made our Chana dal in the Instant Pot during the afternoon. I love this dish! We still do not know who will be our next president but I … Continue reading

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English breakfast for dinner. 11/1/20

This was not quite the traditional full English breakfast. I was careful to stay within the parameters of my healthy eating for weight loss plan. My Breakfast For Dinner was delicious, easy to prepare, and filling. I made scrambled eggs, … Continue reading

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Shredded tofu, mushrooms, edamame. 10/30/20

This is the second time John and I have made this dish and I think it still needs tinkering. Here is the recipe by Melissa Clark with my first round of tinkering. *Changes to the original recipe are noted with … Continue reading

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Penne with mushrooms and asparagus. 10/29/20

This is one of our favorite pasta meals. We actually prefer the heartier flavor of the whole grain penne. The asparagus is from Peru where it is springtime. We have also been getting some tasty blueberries from Peru lately. I … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Mexican fusion! 10/24/20

Saturday is Leftovers For Dinner or LFD. Since we had Ethiopian and Mexican dinner leftovers, I made a delicious plate of spicy black beans, atakilt wat (Ethiopian cabbage, potatoes, and carrots), tomatoey mix of rice and cauliflower rice, and “power … Continue reading

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Ethiopian dinner. 10/23/20

One of our favorite restaurants, Zeni’s, is out of our reach now so we decided to try our hands at making Ethiopian food. On the menu to night is Yemisir wot (spiced lentils) and atakilt wat (cabbage, carrots, and potatoes … Continue reading

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BFD Mushroom omelet and Thai salad 10/18/20

First of all thanks to all my new viewers! Recently I have been averaging between 700 and 1000 views per day. Most of these are from India and Thailand. It is so exciting. So thanks! Today is Breakfast For Dinner! … Continue reading

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LFD – Dal soup, hummus, and pita. 10/17/20

Leftovers For Dinner are on the menu tonight. I am taking the Afghani dal from Tuesday and adding some additional stock along with spinach and tomatoes and making a red lentil soup. With the soup we are having hummus with pita and … Continue reading

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Penne with zucchini and mushrooms. 10/14/20

On Wednesday we were supposed to have chicken but we forgot to put the chicken in its sous vide bath so we opted for pasta. I salted the zucchini and let it sit for a half an hour to lose … Continue reading

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Red lentils, rice, and crispy kale. 10/13/20

The red lentil part of tonight’s dinner is also called Afghani dal. Here is the recipe for it. It is easy, quick cooking and tastes wonderful. Red lentils are actually coral colored and turn yellow when you cook them. You … Continue reading

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