Category Archives: Vegetarian

Vegetables and eggs 8/14/22

For this Sunday’s BFD (Breakfast For Dinner) I made an Italian flavored stir-fry. In addition to salt I seasoned with dried oregano and red pepper flakes. My garnish was a drizzle of olive oil. The fresh cherry tomatoes were a … Continue reading

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No-cook vegan tofu sesame bowl. 8/6/22

This is the ultimate hot summer night dish! I have been making these bowls primarily with salmon and shrimp but decided I wanted a vegan version. The family voted three thumbs up for this marinated extra-firm tofu bowl with cucumbers, … Continue reading

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Vegan dried split chickpea stew (Chana dal) with kale and cauliflower rice. 8/4/22

I love this chickpea dish. It is so tasty and satisfying. Usually I can find Chana dal at WalMart but this time I had to buy it from Amazon. It is quick to make in the Instant Pot and with … Continue reading

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Vegan fettuccine with mushrooms and zoodles. 8/3/22

Our pasta dinner turned out even better than usual! I think the reason why is that instead of using red pepper flakes I used two minced bird’s eyes chiles and also added a chiffonade of basil. The chiles were not … Continue reading

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BFD Asian vegetable stir-fry with scrambled eggs 7/31/22

For this week’s Breakfast For Dinner I return to a favorite of mine, stir-fried vegetables over kale with soft scrambled eggs on top. This is a very satisfying dish. For today’s vegetables I used carrots, mushrooms, carrots, celery, cabbage, and … Continue reading

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Vegan curried lentils with zucchini, kale, and carrots 7/29/22

I found this recipe for curried green lentils in an email that Food and Wine sent me. (https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/green-lentil-curry) It sounded good to me but then I read the reviews and many people found the dish lacking in flavor so I … Continue reading

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Vegan! Fusilli and kale with mushrooms 7/27/22

Absolutely the best way to eat pasta when you are dieting is to make a little pasta and a lot of vegetables. If you are like me you want to have a large bowl of pasta but cannot expend all … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner 7/3/22

Even though we are on vacation, Sunday is Breakfast for Dinner day! Since we cannot be buying a ton of vegetables and then have to throw them out because we can’t take them on a road trip, I had to … Continue reading

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Zoodles, fettuccine, and a lot of broccoli

A new ingredient that we have been using is Carba-Nada pasta. It still has carbs but way less than regular pasta. And it tastes great! We also have a handheld spiralizer as a new gadget. So although we only used … Continue reading

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Vegetable stir-fry with soft scrambled eggs 6/27/22

Sunday night is always our make-your-own breakfast-for-dinner night. While John always makes a ham, cheese, mushroom, and onion omelet, I need a dish which takes me a bit longer to eat. More and more I have been gravitating to a … Continue reading

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