Monthly Archives: October 2015

October 21, 2015 – Lamb chops with brussels sprouts and new potatoes

Tonight we have a homey kind of dinner and, since Sarah loves lamb, we all eat together! John marinates the lamb and cooks it on the grill. I steam the new potatoes and make the sprouts. I add some of … Continue reading

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October 20, 2015 – Whole wheat spaghetti with ground turkey and mushroom sauce

Tonight’s challenge is to change ground turkey into something that tastes like a meaty sauce. The answer is mushrooms. After browning the ground turkey (and by browning I mean making the turkey white instead of pink), I saute mushrooms which … Continue reading

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October 19, 2015 – Salmon with new potatoes and snow peas

We buy some frozen sockeye salmon and sort through the uneven portions in the bag. We decide that John will have the larger ones and I will have the smaller ones. I make the tartar sauce that the Fish Market … Continue reading

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October 17, 2015 – Chicken tagine

Ho-hum, what to do with chicken? Seriously I think I’ve eaten chicken in every way possible. We tend to always have chicken on Monday and even though it is Friday, we haven’t had chicken all week what with traveling back … Continue reading

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October 16, 2015 – Leftover soup

Because we hate to throw things out, on Friday we make leftover couscous soup from the leftover couscous on Tuesday, better known as sludge soup.  The couscous tends to puff up quite a bit and ends up in the bottom … Continue reading

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October 15, 2015 – Pacific cod with collard greens and corn

My trainer has suggested that I try to shift my larger meal more towards the center of the day.  Although I don’t think this will work, given our lifestyle, today I try to eat a bigger lunch and a smaller … Continue reading

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October 14, 2015 – Bell peppers stuffed with ground turkey, mushrooms, and farro

Tonight for dinner I prepare red bell peppers stuffed with farro,  ground turkey, mushrooms, and various herbs.  It is really delicious.  I whiz up the mushrooms in the food processor until they are the size of the farro pieces or … Continue reading

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