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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5700 on: March 09, 2013, 10:06:43 AM »
Potato, bean and spinach tacos.

We walked to the McDonald's we've lived by for years and never visited, because they got a Redbox, and we decided to get pop -- and the clerk gave us two GIANT cups instead of one. That much Diet Coke at 8 p.m. kept me up really darned late!

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5701 on: March 09, 2013, 10:19:58 AM »
Russian yogurt with a dab of mayo, pickled mushrooms and black olives.  Yum! 

I'm having blueberries mixed with sugar free black cherry gelatin and some fake frozen whipped cream..maybe half a banana.  Double yum!
(can you believe I am wasting organic blueberries and banana on this dessert?) 

Have you tried frozen yogurt instead of whipped cream?
I haven't and would love to, but since I have watch my sugar carefully I find that the kind of frozen whipped topping  works for me.  I actually would prefer half and half but if I have it in the house I use it...on everything, it seems. 
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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5702 on: March 09, 2013, 10:36:22 AM »
I'm not sure if this dish has a name. We call it our 'traditional American dinner', traditional meaning Aztecs and Mayans, not United States. But it's cheap and easy and yummy, so there you go.

A whole bunch of plain corn chips, salsa sauce, avocado, a can of beans, and a few button mushrooms all go in a square cake pan and then baked in the oven until I feel like it. Sometimes we put cheese on top, but that's technically cheating because it wasn't originally American.

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5703 on: March 09, 2013, 11:50:19 PM »
I went to a baby shower where the expectant parents are both from Trinidad so the food was traditional island cuisine. I ate way too much, but it was totally worth it.

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5704 on: March 10, 2013, 12:15:17 PM »
Yesterday was breakfast for dinner- french toast, turkey sausage and a side of strawberries and mango.

Tonight is either hot dogs or cottage cheese with mushrooms, broccoli and pasta.
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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5705 on: March 10, 2013, 02:56:14 PM »
I'm not sure if this dish has a name. We call it our 'traditional American dinner', traditional meaning Aztecs and Mayans, not United States. But it's cheap and easy and yummy, so there you go.

A whole bunch of plain corn chips, salsa sauce, avocado, a can of beans, and a few button mushrooms all go in a square cake pan and then baked in the oven until I feel like it. Sometimes we put cheese on top, but that's technically cheating because it wasn't originally American.

That sounds interesting!

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5706 on: March 10, 2013, 04:20:47 PM »
I'm going to a concert this afternoon with friends, then we're all headed out to try a new local brew pub.

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5707 on: March 10, 2013, 04:25:06 PM »
Yesterday was a grilled cheese sandwich with sliced vegetarian apple-sage sausage in it--I needed something hearty after an exhausting six-hour hike!  And a green smoothie with spinach, half an avocado, a banana, and half a lime.

Today was some leftover Ethiopian takeout--bean stew with injera.

Tomorrow will most likely be a pasta salad with garbanzo beans, chopped vegetables, Kalamata olives, and Annie's Goddess dressing.  I'll make enough to take some to work for lunch later this week.
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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5708 on: March 10, 2013, 06:43:12 PM »
I am cooking lentils, potatoes, and Italian sausage.  Comfort food.

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5709 on: March 10, 2013, 08:34:42 PM »
Probably some takeout Chinese.  And birthday cake!  (A friend's birthday.)

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5710 on: March 10, 2013, 10:36:05 PM »
I'm going to a concert this afternoon with friends, then we're all headed out to try a new local brew pub.

My friend and I decided to go for variety and split a Caeser salad, fish tacos and fettuccini alfredo with primavera veggies and garlic bread. Everything was good except for the salsa that came with the tacos which apparently came out of a jar of Pace: definitely not what I would expect from an upscale brew pub in California. We also ordered a couple of pomegranate hard ciders which were delicious. Their dessert menu was lacking so we walked down the street to the dessert diner where we forced ourselves to sample 4 kinds of cake.

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5711 on: March 11, 2013, 09:21:42 AM »
We went for Thai for lunch -- "noodle lord" and pad se ew with tofu spring rolls -- and fiance was too tired to stay up past 8 (I wasn't, but I also wasn't up for cooking), so we didn't really have dinner, just pita chips and a grapefruit.

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5712 on: March 12, 2013, 03:20:22 AM »
Tonight was country fried steak. Mmm! :)

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5713 on: March 12, 2013, 10:36:46 AM »
We have a banquet to attend tonight, but I planned our menu for St. Patrick's Day. Bridies, Colcannon, whole wheat soda bread, and Guinness chocolate cupcakes with Bailey's Irish cream frosting.

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Re: What's for Dinner?
« Reply #5714 on: March 12, 2013, 10:53:48 AM »
Pork chops cooked in the crock pot in root beer, creamed spinach, and some other side that I haven't decided on yet. Something kid-friendly since I'm sure they won't eat either of those things.