February 17th Menu

Green Goddess

Green Goddess

Breakfast: Coffee, Green Goddess Shake

Lunch at Bex Cafe: Spinach Salad

Nibbles at Friends’ home: Olives, String Green Beans, Baba Ganoush, Bread, Roasted Almonds, Red Grapes, Pound Cake, Chocolate Chip Cookies—ahn this is how I get off from being a vegan. If there is food in front of me, I can’t leave it alone.

Dinner: Left-over from Buddah Bodai, Sauteed Pea Pod Leaves, Shiitake Mushroom Duck, BBQ Pork

Spinach Salad

Spinach Salad

Appetizers

Appetizers

Peapod Leaves, Shiitake Duck, BBQ Pork

Peapod Leaves, Shiitake Duck, BBQ Pork

 

February 15th Menu

Purple Shake

Purple Shake

Breakfast: Coffee, Purple Shake

Lunch from Sun Rise Mart: Ume Brown Rice Ball, Kombu Brown RIce Ball, Spinach Namuru—Surprisingly I didn’t have a much appetite today. I couldn’t finish what I bought.

Dinner: Quinoa Salad, Roasted Beets, Left-over Sun Dried Tomato Pasta—yum! Roasted beets are candies. I finished the whole plate easilyl. Back to normal.

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Chip Cookies: M helped me to bake them. They are vegan and 50 % less wheat and chocolatey. Next time, I will try NG.

Rice Balls and Spinach

Rice Balls and Spinach

Quinoa Salad, Roasted Beets, Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

Quinoa Salad, Roasted Beets, Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

January 6th Menu

Pumpernickel with Almond Butter, Fruits

Pumpernickel with Almond Butter, Fruits

Breakfast: Coffee, Pumpernickel with Almond Butter, Strawberries, Banana, Pear

Lunch: 6 Grain Rice, Lotus Kimpira, Black Beans, Spinach, Miso Soup with Burdock Roots, Tofu and Satoimo (taro)—a nice Japanese lunch my friend whipped up after she discovered that I became a vegan. Yum. Her son said it’s too healthy. 🙂

Dinner: Mustard Leaf Dumplings, Sweet Brown Rice, Boiled Spinach—a nice dinner my husband whipped up. 🙂

Chika's Japanese Lunch

Chika’s Japanese Lunch

Dumpling Dinner

Dumpling Dinner

 

January 4th Menu

Very Berry Shake

Very Berry Shake

Breakfast: Coffee, Very Berry Shake with OJ—with a new vita-mix blender, it was a breeze.

Lunch at Heath Nut: Scrambled Tofu, Seitan and Green Pepper, Greens—a good choice. I’m getting better at this place.

Dinner: Miso Udon Soup with Tofu, Spinach, Enoki Mushrooms, Chinese Cabbage, Sesame Seeds, GF Vegan Brownie with Pumpkin Ice Cream

HealthNut Lunch

HealthNut Lunch

Miso Udon Soup

Miso Udon Soup

Brownie and IceCream

Brownie and IceCream

 

Tuesday’s Menu 12/18

Green Goddess

Green Goddess

Breakfast: Coffee, Green Goddess Shake

Lunch: Falafel Plate from Mamoun’s—believe it or not, I finished the whole thing.

Dinner: Japanese Dinner (Avocado Sashimi, Kimpira, Soy Beans, Tofu from last night, Boiled Spinach, Sweet Brown Rice)—M was not going to be home for dinner, so I didn’t cook, just gathered things up and warmed rice. My mom calls a dinner like this “Soshoku” (The Simple Meal). I was perfectly happy.

Mamoun's Falafel Plate

Mamoun’s Falafel Plate

Japanese Dinner (AKA left overs form the last few nights)

Japanese Dinner (AKA left overs form the last few nights)

 

Wednesday’s Menu 12/5

Green Goddess

Green Goddess

Breakfast: Coffee, Green Goddess Shake

Lunch at Health Nut: Seitan with Green Beans, Tofu and Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce, Spinach Quesadilla—pretty good. It just rang up a lot more than what I expected. This weight system of pricing is scary.

Dinner: Penne alla Marinara—simple, but always good.

Health Nut Lunch

Health Nut Lunch

Pasta-Marinara

 

Sunday’s Menu 11/18

Sauteed Broccoli/Cauliflower and Mixed Berry Bread

Breakfast: Coffee, Sauteed Broccoli/Cauliflower and Mixed Berry Bread

Lunch: Spinach Salad, a cup of Potato-Leek Soup, Chocolate Covered Pretzel

Dinner: Raw Tomato Pasta, Sauteed Broccoli/Cauliflower

Bob’s Spinach Salad

Raw Tomato Pasta with Sauteed Broccoli/Cauliflower

Chocolate Covered Pretzel