Category Archive: Vegetables

This is a pretty fast and healthy dinner. The quick cooking keeps the veggies slightly crisp, which I think is key to a good stir fry. What was best about this is the sauce. Traditionally a Mu Shu dish has shredded cabbage and mung bean sprouts, and I didn’t have any of that. Instead I […]

Here we go kids! I originally wanted to make this soup on Halloween night, but that didn’t pan out. So we had it for dinner the following week. It turned out so good. Really simple and delicious. I adapted a recipe from and made it my own. I wanted to keep lots of earthy […]

Beef Stir Fry

August 24 , 2011 by Marga Munson - in Main Dish, Vegetables

This is a kickass recipe. It’s spicy, super-healthy and delicious. Hadn’t done a stir-fry in what seems like forever, so it was time. And it turned out great. Hope you all try it and love it as much as I do!! Beef Stir FryServes 2 Ingredients:1/2lb. lean beef strips (round steak or something similar)1 large […]

Alright…I did it again.Used the box of death to help with dinner. But whatever. It’s hot in this damn house either way, might as well get a good meal out of it. Dreaming of the day when I have my own air-conditioned kitchen. Sigh. One day. For now, I’ll just sweat I guess. Oh, and […]

It’s official. The cool weather is gone. For how long? I have no freaking clue. But it dawned on me yesterday, as I stepped out of the shower and didn’t feel all that refreshed. The heat of July is back. Had to stand in front of a fan as I got dressed actually. No bueno. […]

I think I may be a glutton for punishment. Here I am complaining about how it’s so hot, and we don’t have AC and bla bla freaking bla. And what do I go ahead and do for dinner? I turn the OVEN on. You know, that big box of HOT DEATH in your kitchen?? Yea. […]

So it’s Friday night…and it’s inching closer to Mike coming home from work, so I start on dinner. I had these grandiose ideas of actually setting the table and sitting down for a civilized meal. Did this actually happen? Keep reading.Warm Pasta SaladServes 2 (with leftovers, yay!)Ingredients:1/2 fettuccini 1/4 cup chopped red onion1/4 cup sliced black olives1/2 cup […]

Serves 2 (with rice leftover…perfect for lunch the next day!)Ingredients:Chicken-1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 large or 2 small boneless/skinless chicken breasts¼ cup soy sauce1 teaspoon granulated garlic1 teaspoon ginger1 teaspoon red pepper flakesRice-2 cups of water1 cup of white or brown rice1 package Steam Fresh mixed veggies2 eggs2 tablespoons soy sauce1 teaspoon granulated garlicSalt to tasteCombine […]