Tag Archives: kale

Vegetarian balance meal – 7/13/17

Last night I had a burger and I am not apologizing but I do need to balance out that meal calorie-wise and ecologically. So tonight we made a vegan chickpea, ditalini, and vegetable stew. I make this frequently but I … Continue reading

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Meatless Tuesday’s chickpea stew – 5/30/17

Healthy and delicious chickpea stew is one of my favorite meatless dishes. It takes a fair amount of chopping but comes together pretty quickly. If you are good at multi-tasking you can be chopping quicker cooking vegetables at the same … Continue reading

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Chickpea stew- Vegan/Vegetarian Tuesday – 4/18/17

My daughter told that she had received some advice about getting more people to read your food blog. More pictures! And recipes! Hmmm, I almost never put in recipes because I don’t make things that are recipe driven usually. But … Continue reading

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DInner for one – Pasta with mushrooms, kale, and onions – 3/5/17

I see the pasta is a little blurry due to steam rising off of it. I am always in a hurry to eat pasta and did not wait to take the picture until it stopped steaming. Tonight we both ate … Continue reading

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Delicious vegan dinner – penne and cannellini beans with vegetables – 3/3/17

The real trick to this recipe is to make a sauce using the pasta water. I probably used about one cup. The water has the starchy goodness from the pasta and is further enhanced by the sweet starchiness of the … Continue reading

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Lentil stew with kale and turkey sausage – 2/13/17

For a vegan/vegetarian version of this dish omit the turkey sausage. Here is an easy, fairly quick, and filling stew. Although we prepare it with turkey sausage, it is easily made omitting the sausage for a vegan dish.  First we … Continue reading

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Chickpea stew with ditalini and kale – 11/9/16

If you like to chop vegetables up then this is the dish for you! I did all the prep work while John was at work and so almost the entire dish was dump and sauté according to length of cooking … Continue reading

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June 27, 2016 – Chickpea stew

This is a favorite choice of mine for Meatless Monday. It is a combination of vegetables you probably already have like celery, carrots, and onion. Plus it is a good way to use up extra bits like the two mushrooms … Continue reading

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June 5 & 6, 2016 – Meat and more meat

Jon and the kids are here in Utah for a week and this means a week full of meat and more meat. I will probably end up gaining weight from this but feeding them a bunch of vegetarian meals is … Continue reading

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March 1, 2016 – Chickpea stew with ditalini and kale

This is an adaptation of a chickpea stew I saw on NY Times Cooking. Sauté onions, carrots, celery, and garlic. Add thyme and chile flakes. Put in either chicken or vegetable broth. Then add chickpeas and some drained diced tomatoes. … Continue reading

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