Category Archives: WW points

🍤 Shrimp, rice, and a new vegetable. 1/29/30

For some reason I had convinced myself that I did not like bok choy. So I never eat it. I was searching for a vegetable to go with our shrimp and rice dinner and could not face broccoli again! I … Continue reading

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🥬 Instant Pot split chickpea stew. 1/28/20

This is such an easy and delicious vegan dinner. A cup of split chickpeas, that I found at the WalMart grocery store amongst the Indian foods, are soaked for 30 minutes. While this is going on I sauteed some cumin … Continue reading

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🥬 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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🐓 Chicken dinner. 1/23/20

I am back from my long weekend in San Antonio. While there I ate fish and shrimp tacos, salad with shrimp, shrimp with rice, and two dishes of fish filet with vegetables and rice. It is very hard to eat … 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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🥩 Grilled flank steak. 1/9/20

I have to admit that I kind of went off the rails on Wednesday. Cooking, dieting, cooking, dieting, I needed a break. Although I had planned a nice vegetarian meal of bean tacos, they never got made. John was a … Continue reading

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⚓️ Scallops, snow peas, steamed new potatoes 1/7/20

Scallops, snow peas and steamed potatoes-if you are me there is nothing better. This is my favorite meal for special events and for every day.  We were at Costco this morning and scallops were on the “to buy” list. Once … Continue reading

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