Tag Archives: black beans

Grilled shrimp tacos. 6/3/18

Since it was around 100F outside and we were trying not to heat up the kitchen, we decided to make our tacos with grilled shrimp and tortillas on our patio grill. This was such a delicious way to cook them. … Continue reading

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New recipe! Vegan red lentil chili. 5/11/18

I think I am cooked out for this week. Along with my weekly menu I have been making dishes for Mother’s Day with John’s help. We are having the whole gang over here on Sunday for a cookout so we’ve … Continue reading

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Chicken Monday. 10/23/17

Chicken Monday is an institution at our house. It is a chicken oasis after a sometimes over indulgent weekend. It is a soothing reminder that not all the food is going to change. In my quest to become a part-time … Continue reading

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Challenging day turns out easy! 10/22/17

I thought this day was going to be hard to stick to my new nutritional plan but it turned out fine. Pitfalls could be lunch out with our daughter and dinner at our son’s house. After a quick piece of … Continue reading

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Fish tacos and black beans. 9/15/17

John cooked up some Pacific cod and I made the black beans and condiments for tonight’s Southwest inspired dinner. I had a can of Rotel and added that to the black beans along with some onions, cumin, and cilantro. The … Continue reading

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Turkey sausage with Texas caviar – 8/28/17

I have been craving a hot dog type meal since we went to the baseball game in Great Falls, MT. The hot dogs there were a real disappointment. I expect a steamed hot dog at a ball game. This one … Continue reading

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National Shrimp Day (U.S.) – Shrimp tacos – 5/10/17

I did not know that May 10th was National Shrimp Day here in the U.S. when I planned to make shrimp tacos. Just a lucky happenstance, I guess. (BTW May 10th is also a National Day for receptionists, third shift … Continue reading

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