Daily Dinner Table

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

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

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

Caribbean Collards

I’m trying to eat “clean”, at least for today! We’ll see how long I go. I eat pretty healthy for the most part,( although I’ve noticed that lots of pasta … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 2 Comments

Cantonese Pork Tenderloin with Orange Sauce

I was given this recipe from my sister-in-law, Kathy, I don’t even know how many years ago. It’s always a favorite, and especially nice when company is coming. It isn’t … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pumpernickel Flax Walnut Bread

As you may have guessed by now, I love bread. I try not to, but there’s no use. I love bread. So, I try to make it as healthy as … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kale and Orzo Medley

This was last nights dining experiment. I wanted to make something pretty healthy, vegetarian and pocketbook friendly. It was tasty, the family ate it all up, but I think I’ll … Continue reading

June 29, 2012 · Leave a comment