Daily Dinner Table

Ideas for dinner tonight. Household and kitchen tips, recipes, tweaks. What's worked great, and not so great.

Monthly Archives: July, 2012

Interesting facts published in Discovery Health

I read this today and found it interesting. I thought you may also.  I’ve read this basic premise before in various publications, but the problem continues and may be worsening. … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Oooh, we’re having a beige dinner (Long Grain and Wild Rice Stuffed Portobello with Tofu)

There IS a story behind this. Years ago, my sister Maddie invited our Mom, my husband, and I over to her place for dinner. I think it was hamburgers, baked … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Multi-National Salad

You may be wondering… Multi-National? Well, it’s got some southwest with the black beans, Cat 5  & avocado, some Greek with the Kalamata olives, and I couldn’t come up with … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Popeye Vegetable Soup

This is actually  more of a Tip than a recipe. If you want to really  kick up the nutrition and filling power of a ready-made or convenience food, without adding … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mirin Sunflower Veggie Medley with Sweet Potato Slices

Oh, so much is happening, and my concentration on food is somewhat scattered. I guess that’s most peoples’ situation these days. I’ve been eating vegan (except for about a tablespoon … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

It IS easy being green

Breakfast on the run! I had to get to a tennis lesson early this morning, and wanted something substantial and energizing,  but I’m still trying out Veganism. (is that even … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Love Awaits” Cake

    My friends Terry and Steve are getting married! Terry is one of my Netchix. (Only the most fun tennis team in the world!) We threw her a little … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

Dinner’ll Bean a Minute!

Want fast food?  Sometimes you just need a little help. Tonight was that night.  Morningstar Farms has a mighty fine Black Bean Burger, and with a few tweaks, it can … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Yuca or Taro Chips (No, not tarot cards!)

Notice!!! I made a mistake!  Ok, I posted this a few hours ago, re: taro chips.   I made YUCA chips. Yuca is not yucca. They are 2 separate plants. … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · 4 Comments

Spinach & Walnuts

For a quick side, or light snack,  this is the ticket. For one serving you’ll need: 1 1/2 c  fresh spinach, handful of walnuts Mrs. Dash Seasoning Tony Legner’s Cat … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Roasted Eggplant dip/spread

Ok, so this may not be the prettiest dish out there, but it DOES taste good! It’s great for a dip with some whole grain crackers, a spread to put … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Roasted Vegetables on Garlic Collard Greens

Ahhhh, summertime! On the go, at the beach, all sorts of fun activities going on. Until the thunderstorm! So, while that thunderstorm is brewing, go gather some fresh veggies and … Continue reading

July 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Luscious Lentils

I love lentils! I’d like to say who doesn’t…. but I don’t think enough people have given them a chance. Maybe I’m wrong, hope so. Anyway, I just whipped up … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eggplant Barbaraja’ne (rhymes with Parmesan)

Day 2 of eating clean!  I’m still enjoying my book, learning all sorts of new things conflicting with what I thought I knew about food and nutrition  already. I’m quite … Continue reading

July 8, 2012 · Leave a comment