Tag Archives: Olive oil

Easy vegan lunch. 8/4/18

Here is an easy vegan lunch that everyone can enjoy. All you need is a can of chickpeas, some olive oil, and seasonings. After washing off my chickpeas I roughly mash them adding some olive oil to make it hold … Continue reading

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Asparagus on sale! 11/2/17

Whenever asparagus is on sale this is what I make for dinner. This is a very enjoyable super simple dinner. Sauce for the pasta is pasta water and olive oil.

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Penne with tuna and broccoli. 10/6/17

We have been driving for the last two days so we wanted to make something easy with ingredients that we had. Since we had brought a head of broccoli with us from home and we always have a can of … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with shrimp – 7/21/17

Easy and delicious dinner tonight. While the pasta was cooking I sautéed some shrimp and onions in olive oil. Finished the dish by adding the spaghetti to the shrimp and adding some pasta water and oregano.

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Vegetables, vegetables! – 7/18/17

We have been kind of slacking off with our cooking since it has been so hot out. So I had a bunch of vegetables in my crisper that did not get used for the original meals I had planned. I … 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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August 18, 2016 – Warm Niçoise salad (with or without tuna)

Note: for a vegetarian dish omit the tuna and add another half egg. I found this Gwynth Paltrow recipe a while ago and made it according to her instructions. I wasn’t happy with the results. Putting everything in a pan … Continue reading

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June 17, 2016 – Something for nothing

On Sunday we are having a Father’s Day do and one of the dishes I am making is a roasted beet salad. (I will be posting that on Sunday.) The beets come with their leaves attached so we used the … Continue reading

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May 23, 2016 – Meatless Monday

Have you tried Meatless Monday? Meatless Monday in the U.S. was started in 2003 and is spreading worldwide. It’s good for you and good for the planet. Most of all it is just a tasty alternative to your meat-centric lifestyle. … Continue reading

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February 15, 2016 – Penne with broccoli, carrots, and cherry tomatoes

Guess what? We are in Florida! We arrived Friday night and are staying a week for a family wedding. The first several days we are staying at my sister’s in Marco Island. I haven’t really been in control of dinners … Continue reading

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