Tag Archives: kale

Chana dal two ways. 5/28, 29/21

We made Chana dal (dried chickpea stew) on Friday and then had it for leftovers on Saturday. On Friday we ate it on top of raw kale and rice with a garnish of mango salsa, cilantro, and sriracha. On Saturday … Continue reading

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Wednesday is Pasta Day! 4/7/21

I am officially declaring Wednesday Pasta Day. What other food is more perfect than pasta to get you over the hump of the weekdays and sliding on into the weekend. Plus noodles of one sort or another are in almost … Continue reading

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Back from vacation. Pasta night! 3/5/21

John and I are back from our vacation in colorful southwest Utah. Although we did a lot of exercise, it just could not keep up with our vacation eating. We finished off the last two days with pizza and moo … Continue reading

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Penne with kale and mushroom. 2/23/21

I was just mentioning to John this morning that pasta seems to go with everything. I had never made it with kale before but it worked out perfectly. I especially liked the flavor of the whole grain penne with the … Continue reading

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LFD Chana dal with cauli-rice and kale. 1/23/21

When we made our Chana dal on Meatless Monday we made extra because John said he wanted to have some for lunch during the week. Since he did not follow through on eating it for lunches, we had plenty of … Continue reading

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What I eat for breakfast. 1/12/21

We were supposed to make Vietnamese sweet and sour soup for dinner on Wednesday but discovered that the okra had turned entirely into slime and had to make an alternative plan for dinner. This plan was more like the old … Continue reading

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BFD Mexican influenced Breakfast for Dinner. 1/3/21

I am thinking that I might continue the ethnic theme for these BFDs, at least for a while. I can imagine doing an Indian inspired or Chinese inspired take on my egg-based dishes. Keeping meals interesting as well as colorful … Continue reading

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Ethiopian dinner. 11/9/20

Our son has offered to make an Ethiopian dinner. Everyone in the family has been trying to duplicate dishes from one of our favorite restaurants, Zeni, in San Jose. Their food is so delicious and the atmosphere seems authentic. We … 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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Red lentils with kale and mushrooms. 7/20/20

Red lentils are an excellent quick-cook dinner. Cooked along with onions, garlic, ginger and a spice mix of turmeric, cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt, the lentils are ready in about 15 minutes after you add either your vegetable or chicken … Continue reading

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