Daily Dinner Table

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

I grew sweet potatoes!!!

I’m amazed I grew something! Remember a while back when I planted those scraggly little plants? Well, I didn’t expect much really, since my brown thumb is in full force. … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cucumber Basil Martini

There are not many things more refreshing than this beverage! It’s actually more like a cucumber gazpacho with a kick. The addition of basil and touch of ginger set it … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Veggie Quinoa with Portobello and Avocado

It’s been hectic around here! This is my first post in quite some time. Our house is now up for sale, we’re back from a magnificent wedding in New York, … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · 2 Comments

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 · 3 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