Tag Archives: butternut squash

Odds and ends. 10/28/20

I did not stick exactly to my menu yesterday. I have a Zoom meeting on Tuesdays at 3:30 so by the time I am done sometimes I  do not feel like going through the big dinner production. Certainly you can … Continue reading

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Comforting chicken dinner. 10/15/18

Even though it continues to be around 80F for a high, the mornings have gotten very cool and the house stays chilly throughout the day. I feel like it is okay to turn the oven on again! Monday is a … Continue reading

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“The Classic”. 7/23/18

”The Classic” is our go-to Monday chicken dish. It is basically a chicken breast, a starch, and a green vegetable. If I were to ask my kids what we eat on Mondays they would answer without any hesitation, chicken. I … Continue reading

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Using tofu and flaxseed + chicken parm and spaghetti. 11/8/17

Since my recent physical I have been trying to eat more foods that will have the effect of lowering blood sugar and cholesterol. My doctor suggested eating flaxseed and going with a more plant based diet. In reading up on … Continue reading

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Jazzed up vegetables. 10/1/17

I have been through a week of doctor’s appointments after getting a physical on Tuesday, blood tests on Wednesday, and a CT scan on Thursday. Try as she might, my doctor cannot find anything significant wrong with me. There are … Continue reading

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New recipe! Curried butternut squash and chickpeas – 1/31/17

Curried butternut squash and chickpeas is a recipe I found through Food and Wine Magazine. It was pretty good except I would tweak it a bit if I made it again. The recipe called for the curry powder and cayenne … Continue reading

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Chicken Monday – 1/16/17

Just a regular chicken Monday. Boneless skinless chicken breast, green beans, butternut squash, and a little packet gravy. The breasts were 8 ounces each so we have leftovers but we ate up all the vegetables.

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Chicken Tuesday – 11/1/16

Once again we did not manage to get the chicken on the proper day. Perhaps I will give up on Chicken Monday altogether. Secretly, I would like to make it Meatless Monday but John is unconvinced. Tonight we had the … Continue reading

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Orrecchiette with winter squash – 10/31/16

Well, it is Halloween at our house and we are ready for trick or treaters. Unfortunately, no one shows. Must be a combination of a Monday night, on and off rain, and being at the end of a cul-de-sac. Guess … Continue reading

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March 11, 2016 – Meat day! Lamb chop with butternut squash and asparagus

Sometimes I literally have to throw John a bone. Last night was a meat night.  He’s been super about eating a lot of vegetarian meals and fish but he does get a hankering for something on the hoof occasionally. Since … Continue reading

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