Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lasagna – 8/30/16

No doubt you are asking yourself, how can this be dining lite? It’s not. But there are things you can do to make this meal not a terrible choice. First control your portion size and don’t go back for seconds! … Continue reading

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Chicken breast with vegetable rice – 8/29/16

Finally a Chicken Monday that actually falls on a Monday! We used the sous vide technique to cook our chicken breasts to a perfect temperature and then glazed them with BBQ sauce and put them under the broiler. This is … Continue reading

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August 27, 2016 – Fast Pad Thai with Shrimp

Note: for a vegetarian dish omit the shrimp and substitute tofu. As far as the fish sauce is concerned, I think some combination of vegetarian soy sauce and lime juice might achieve a similar taste. Fast, well maybe fast if … Continue reading

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August 26, 2016 – Leftovers

The 20 oz. package of ground turkey plus all the other ingredients make a really big meatloaf! Even though we are big portion eaters, there was plenty leftover for a second dinner. Trying to avoid going to the store made … Continue reading

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August 25, 2016 – Turkey meatloaf with Italian salad

This turkey meatloaf turned out much better than I had hoped. What made it quite good was chopping about 3/4 lb. crimini mushrooms very finely in the food processor and the sautéing them until they were dry. Also finely chopped … Continue reading

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August 24, 2016 – Penne with sauce

Tonight we were supposed to be having turkey meatloaf. However, I was out in the afternoon and John was at work so the prep (which is considerable) did not happen. I defrosted some spaghetti sauce that I made in July … Continue reading

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August 23, 2016 – Vegan dinner

Tonight I made an adaptation of a NY Times recipe, Lentil and Carrot Salad with Middle Eastern Spices. My dish was not a salad but a lentil stew with carrots, cabbage, and broccoli. The spices I used were cumin, coriander, … Continue reading

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