Archive for the 'lunch' Category

Aug 31 2016

Bean Burgers

A simple vegetarian burger can be made by combining cooked lentils with rice and flavorful seasonings, add breadcrumbs and eggs  to make it hold together. Learning to cook with lentils is highly recommended because they are rich in protein and nutrition and they cook faster than other dried beans- no pre-soaking required. These burgers take about 30 [...]

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Jun 01 2016

Moe’s Turkey Sub Sandwich

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A few years back ( April 2011) I wrote a post about the nutrition content in the Original Moe’s Italian Sandwich. It is a favorite sandwich in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire where I live. I have been asked about the nutrition content in the turkey version and finally got around to doing the [...]

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May 09 2016

Make Your Own Burrito

  Start by making Refried Beans , then fill a tortilla  as pictured above, folding it so the ingredients are tightly wrapped inside. A 10-inch tortilla works best.   Refried beans Cooking beans with onion and garlic makes them very flavorful, the name  sounds as if they are very high in fat but they are not. [...]

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Mar 17 2014

How to Eat a Hot Dog

When hot dogs are on the family menu, and calories are a concern, serve hotdogs with non-starchy vegetables instead of baked beans or even fries. One hot dog in a roll and 1 cup baked beans will carry about 620 calories and 87 g of carbohydrate. Eat two hot dogs and calories reach 870 calories and over 100 [...]

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Jan 20 2014

Vegetable Lasagna

In ten minutes this recipe can by assembled and ready to cook. I use frozen vegetables because they require no preparation. Until the vegetables thaw, the dish will look lumpy and uneven—don’t worry; as it heats up, all the ingredients flatten out and the flavors combine. I often use a combination of vegetables that include [...]

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