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Brown Rice Fusilli Pasta with Vegan Apple Sage Sausage by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While I was at the gymnasium, my daughter got hungry, so my wife put together some leftovers and the two of them ate. By the time I got around to preparing my own dinner, it ... Read on »
Plantain with Kale and Corn, served with Jade Pearl Rice and Tempeh, and Salad with Watermelon... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ingredients Plantain cut into 1/2" slices then quartered Medium sweet (or other) onion cut into 1/2" cubes Kernels stripped from one cob of corn Green toma ... Read on »
Leftover District of Pi Pizza, Eggplant Stew with Added Napa Cabbage, Salad with Pear by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We just got back this evening from an educational, productive, and fun visit to Washington, D.C. I attended a Food for Life instructors' summit, then the 2-day Internati ... Read on »
Brussels Sprouts with Zucchini, Seitan, and Napa Cabbage, served with Tri-Color Quinoa with Kale... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife's sister-in-law isn't familiar with Brussels sprouts, and I wanted to introduce them to her. Here is what I did. Ingredients About a dozen Brussels sprou ... Read on »
Eggplant Stew, Madagascar Pink Rice with Seitan (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was pleased with how quickly (3 minutes) and how well eggplant came out in the pressure cooker when I made a dish on July 5 . I had a thick Italian eggplant, so decided ... Read on »
Vegan Macaroni and "Chreese" with Seitan and Broccoli, Waterless Okra, Sungold Tomato by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife and her sister-in-law enjoyed ample food on an outing in the afternoon, so weren't very hungry for dinner and were just going to eat leftovers from their outing. ... Read on »
Brown Lentil Dhal with Kale, Corn, and Preserved Lemon, served with Madagascar Pink Rice, Baby... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My wife and daughter returned this afternoon from their 3-week visit to India! My wife brought her sister-in-law with her - what a pleasure to have her with us on her fi ... Read on »
Bibimbap (rice with vegetables) - prepared by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I don't often use prepared frozen foods, but they do come in handy once in a while. I'm trying to get a number of things done before my wife and daughter return ... Read on »
Tempeh, Kale, and Brussels Sprouts served with Tri-Color Quinoa (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A friend, who is joining me for the American Dance Festival show tonight, was possibly coming for dinner, depending on her schedule, and she doesn't eat onions, peppers, o ... Read on »
Croxetti Pasta Medallions with Marinara and Vegan Sausage by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was running late so made a simple pasta dinner with a vegan apple-sage sausage . I used a Croxetti medallion pasta . Read on »
Green Tomato and Tofu with Jade Pearl Rice and Watermelon Gazpacho (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had a friend, my daughter's teacher, over for dinner tonight. I wonder if things will change when my daughter goes to Kindergarten and no longer to a home-based school ... Read on »
Eggplant, Carrot, and Kale with Seitan, served with Jade Pearl Rice (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had thought to make a vegetable and tempeh dish in my pressure cooker. Under high pressure, the Instant Pot takes  2-3 minutes to cook broccoli florets, carrots, or eggp ... Read on »
Watermelon Gazpacho, Limed Jerk Seitan (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I found good seedless watermelon in the store, and made a big batch of watermelon gazpacho, similarly to how I made it on Father's Day 2013 . The vegetarian society has ... Read on »
Pappardelle Pasta with Chunky, Spicy Marinara, served with Sungold Tomatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, and... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I was late coming home so made a simple  pappardelle pasta (imported from Italy  as pasta abruzzese di semola di grano duro) with a chunky, spicy marinara sauce. A bit of sa ... Read on »
Beet and Butternut Squash with Kale and Seitan (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I wanted to make an easy but nutritious dinner in my pressure cooker, using frozen butternut squash and a fresh golden beet. Ingredients Medium sized golden beet, pe ... Read on »
Waterless Potato-Carrot-Broccoli-Kale with Tart Miso Dressing, Jade Pearl Rice with Seitan (No... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had a friend over for dinner tonight before we went to see the American Dance Festival performance. I decided to make a hearty waterless meal. This is what I did. Ingre ... Read on »
Light and Lean Lo Mein with a Kick (No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As I described on June 18 , I am trying out a local company, The Purple Carrot, that is testing out the concept of delivering low fat vegan dinners as colorful recipe card ... Read on »
Masoor (Red Split Lentil) Dhal with Potato and Vegetables, Madagascar Pink Rice, Salad including... by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I thought that I would try another red split lentil dish (Masoor Dhal) like the one that I had made a few weeks ago during my Dad's visit. I had some friends coming over a ... Read on »
Corn Meal Pizza with Black Beans by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had an urge for pizza today and picked up a prepared pizza crust that I like, Vicolo Corn Meal crust. I included some black beans and a little bit of Daiya  vegan chee ... Read on »
Kale, Broccoli, and Corn with Seitan (Waterless, No Added Fat) by Dilip B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ingredients 1/2 head of kale, roughly hand cut into approximately 1" squares with stems discarded (composted) 1/2 sweet (or other) onion cut into 3/8" half moon sl ... Read on »