Tag Archives: kale

Fettuccine with tomato sauce and kale. 4/12/23

When I eat pasta I like to have a big portion. But too much pasta blows my calorie allotment. In tonight’s dinner I solved that in two ways. First I shredded some cabbage to about the same width as the … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Chana dal with rice and kale. 2/6/23

Chana dal is dried split chickpeas. Of all the dals this is my favorite. I found my base recipe at https://pipingpotcurry.com/instant-pot-chana-dal/. Of course we changed it a bit! We use a can of Serrano Rotel for the tomato component. The … Continue reading

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Kale and white bean stew. 12/2/22

We made this dish once in 2021 and I was not a total fan. It was merely okay. Obviously I had forgotten that I did not really care for it when I suggested it this week as one of our … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Chana dal 9/9/22

We made this Chana dal early Friday morning and released the steam outside again because it is still really hot. As it turns out it was 107F during the hottest part of the day so we were glad we did … Continue reading

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Leftover red lentils with kale and cauliflower rice 5/17/22

We had some leftover lentils from the other night so we heated them up in the microwave. I always have cauliflower rice in the freezer and the microwave is good for heating that up too. The kale was served raw. … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale 5/11/22

It’s pasta Wednesday! It’s also vegan Wednesday! I try to keep my Wednesdays vegan along with one or two other vegan or vegetarian days a week. This week along with with this pasta dinner, Friday (Afghani dal), Saturday (grilled porto … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale 4/27/22

It’s Wednesday so it must be pasta! I cannot tell you how much I look forward to pasta night. Our pasta is a healthy, vegan bowl of vegetables and olive oil with some pasta water to make a thin sauce. … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils with rice and kale 3/24/22

At the top of this well-worn recipe sheet is my comment, “So good!” This humble dish is as brightly flavored as its color is. Plus it is simple to make and cooks in about 15 minutes. I topped mine with … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with mushrooms and greens 2/16/22

Tonight was supposed to be fettuccine arrabiata but after Tuesday’s harissa failure I needed a non-spicy dish, thus pasta and greens. With the exception of some salt, olive oil, and an optional sprinkle of parmesan cheese the caption under the … Continue reading

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Curried vegetables with scrambled eggs. 1/2/22

When I was thinking about my BFD (Breakfast For Dinner) dish I decided that an egg or two on a plate with a piece of toast just was not going to do it for me. I need food that will … Continue reading

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