Tag Archives: zucchini

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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“Seasonal vegetables” done right! 3/6/17

I have railed against those insipid saucersful of vegetables that restaurants call seasonal vegetables before. Let’s be clear, that dish of zucchini or yellow summer squash with horrid baby carrots and perhaps the odd bit of bell pepper or broccoli … Continue reading

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How to make better tasting zucchini – 2/28/17

Last day of February and on the menu was polenta with sweet Italian sausage with a side of zucchini. Tonight John is in charge of sausage and polenta and I am taking care of the veg.  From a DiningLite point … Continue reading

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Chicken Monday (on Monday!) 1/9/17

As promised, I gave myself a night off last night and we had take-out Chinese food (moo shu pork and Mongolian beef, Yum!) Now back to cooking. There is a reason why we have Chicken Monday. It is a way … Continue reading

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Turkey loaf – 12/5/16

After my happy return to cooking this past Friday, I promptly got sick with a bad bout of intestinal misery. Needless to say I did not do much eating. I am pretty much better now and back in the kitchen. … Continue reading

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Pacific cod with chickpea purée, parsley sauce, and zucchini – 10/28/16

This is quite a delicious dish but I need to find better fish. I got frozen Pacific cod fillets from Costco and they just don’t have a lot of flavor. I guess next time I will go over to Whole … Continue reading

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June 18, 2016 – No mayo potato salad

We bought some pre-made ribs at the grocery store. Rather than go with fatty salads from the deli, I bought some small new potatoes and zucchini. After slicing the zucchini and salting it to draw out some of the liquid, … Continue reading

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May 31, 2016 – Grilled chicken thighs with zucchini and couscous

Now that it is heating up here in Utah, it is time for more outdoor cooking. John cooked the chicken thighs on the grill painting them with barbecue sauce on the last turn. This way the skin gets crispy and … Continue reading

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