Tag Archives: broccoli

Classic chicken dinner with rutabaga and broccoli. 5/4/21

May the fourth (of good nutrition) be with you. I remember taking our son to see the movie in 1983 when he was six years old. He’s been a Star Wars fan since and his kids are too. Personally I … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast. 4/13/21

Tonight John cooked our chicken breast using our immersion circulator set to 159F. The constant temperature of the circulating water means that you cannot overcook the chicken. He sealed the chicken in a plastic bag with a sprig of thyme. … Continue reading

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Vegan orecchiette, mushrooms and broccoli. 1/9/21

Saturday night is usually a night for LFD, leftovers for dinner. However, John opined that the broth from our Mediterranean seafood stew was too fennel-y to be transformed into Vietnamese sweet and sour soup as planned. So we needed to … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms 11/5/20

We are still embroiled in the vote count so we just made a quick pasta dinner. As long as you do not eat too much pasta, orecchiette is a fine food plan dinner to have. The sauce which is made … Continue reading

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Mushroom burgers. 10/10/19

Some good grilling from John tonight. After marinating the portobello mushrooms in some of our lo-cal dressing, salt, pepper and olive oil spray, he put them on the grill for about eight minutes on each side. I made broccoli salad … Continue reading

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🍗 Three cup chicken 9/16/19

One thing I am learning from keeping track of everything I eat is that I have been eating in a pretty healthy manner except between 5PM and 7PM. Between those hours John and I would drink our glasses of wine … Continue reading

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Caprese salad and more. 7/23/19

On Tuesday we used our bountiful tomatoes for Caprese salad. The salad is simply slices of tomato and mozzarella, a sprinkling of basil, and olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Oh, and don’t forget the salt! My salad looks like the … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian grilling. 7/8/19

It is summer and time for firing up the grill and having delicious burgers. Portobello mushrooms take the place of meat in tonight’s healthy grilled dinner! After marinating the burger-sized portobello caps in oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and garlic powder … Continue reading

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Sous vide ribeye steak, grilled potato, broccoli and fava beans. 6/4/19

Today’s division of labor was like every other day, John cooks meat and grills and I do vegetable prep and cooking. John gave the steak a 2 hour immersion circulator bath at 130F and then seared the steak on the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving thoughts. 5/21/19

It feels so cold and wintery today that my dinner thoughts turned to Thanksgiving! I am definitely ready for some sunshine and warmth. Since we were going to Costco today, John suggested we get one of their big rotisserie chickens … Continue reading

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