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Quinoa Jambalaya

Lunch of the week: Quinoa Jambalaya!   This is a super-simple recipe that, of course, reheats well. I got the idea for this recipe from Oxygen Magazine via Spark People, but I added Cajun spices to kick the flavor up (and also doubled the recipe).  Here’s the recipe: 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 zucchinis, chopped … Continue reading

Rainbow Hash

Well, if you’ve been reading this blog for the past few months, you know I like to try different hash recipes for dinner. This week? A little creation I like to call Rainbow Hash. See? All sorts of bright colors in there! Again, it’s super easy and budget friendly…as usual. Rainbow Hash 4-5 medium sized … Continue reading

Weekly Dinner: Kitchen Sink Hash

So as I’ve mentioned before, T and I like to make our weeknight dinners on Sunday afternoon, so we don’t have to worry/waste time making something for dinner every night.  This week we decided on a hash.  Hashes are wallet and (can be if you make it) waistline friendly.  Since I’m about to start working … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash

I never thought I would find a decent replacement for pasta….enter: Spaghetti Squash.  I had it for the first time on Friday night and again tonight for dinner. It’s super easy to prepare too, the most difficult thing about it is cutting the damn thing open! Start with a whole squash, I think this is … Continue reading

Apple Crumble

T has had a craving for apple crisp since sometime 2 weeks ago when he listened to a podcast that featured apples.  So I made up a very basic crumble recipe and baked it last night.  The apartment smelled like autumn! Recipe About 5-6 apples–I used Granny Smith, Braeburn, and Pink Lady apples, peeled and … Continue reading

Cajun Quinoa

Quinoa has been around for a long time.  I just tried it for the first time this week for lunch and I’m hooked.  It’s super-filling, and you can basically throw together any combination of veggies and spices and make a delish lunch. Per self.com’s nutrition fact database the serving size is 1 cup (cooked); 222 calories, 8 grams … Continue reading