II AFFORDABLE NUTRITION II
Our food bill is HUGE so I'm pulling out some of my old uni days sole parenting recipes.... it's a walk down memory lane and they are delicious.
Chickpea casserole super easy,
Chick peas (I soak and cook mine but a can works too)
A can of tomatoes
An onion, garlic, fresh ginger
Spice (I used tumeric, cummin and a hint of cinnamon)
Sauté onion and garlic til clear, add ginger and spices then chickpeas and tomato simmer.
It's best the next day but we ate ours last night.
Leftovers warmed and topped with feta, favorite seed mix and lashings of rocket on the side.
I reckon it wouldn't cost much more than $5.00 and super quick and easy
P.s: sneaking in vegan meals (but at lunch the feta called my name - sorry cows) obviously there was no Feta cheese during uni days ;-) In fact I used to dream of being able to but such cheeses ;-) #createbalance#enhancelife#meatlessmonday and all the days in between ;-) #enjoy#food
It's going to be #meatlessmonday around here for the next month. 😋
No special reason needed just wanting to reset. Sometimes we just need to change things up a little, so instead of using meat for my tostadas, I made potatoes with garlic, onion, habaneros and tomatoes, for which I got to use my @CountryCrock butter fortified with calcium from my #darlingvoxbox from @influenster. Share with me your favorite meat substitutes, am going to need all your suggestions! Comment below 👇🏼
I received product for reviewing purposes #countrycrock#free
Me he hecho el reto de no consumir carne roja por un mes. Por lo pronto comienzo usando papas en vez de carne en mis tostadas. Cuénteme cuales son sus sugerencias para remplazar tal en sus comidas? 👇🏼 comenten porfis que necesitaré todas sus sugerencias!
Have you ever wondered about going vegan? Maybe you've tried #meatlessmonday and you want to expand on it. Maybe you are concerned about the ethical treatment of animals. Maybe you want an alternative way to fuel your body and feel great. Whatever your reason for tossing around the idea of going vegan, we know you'll love what's on the blog today. .
Our amazing and beautiful friend Kimmy of @rockmyvegansocks is on the blog sharing what the heck a vegan diet is and a little bit about her journey to living a vegan lifestyle. Go check it out! Link in bio.
Someone shared this photo after trying our #MeatlessMonday black bean burger recipe. They substituted lettuce for buns and added a side of sweet potato fries. Looks delish! Here's the original recipe:
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
- 1 can 15.5 ounce low-sodium black beans (drained and rinsed with cold water)
- 1 large egg
- ½ cup cooked brown rice
- 2 scallions (green and white minced about ¼ cup)
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (or basil leaves)
- 1 clove garlic (peeled and minced)
- ¼ teaspoon vegetable oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 4 whole wheat buns
1. Add beans to a bowl and mash with a fork until chunky. Add the egg and mix well.
2. Add precooked rice, scallions, garlic and oregano, salt and pepper mix until well combined.
3. Divide the thick mixture into four portions and form each portion into a patty about ¾ to 1 inch thick.
4. Place a large skillet on the stove on high heat. When the skillet is hot, add oil. Add burgers and cook four to five minutes per side until browned on both sides and heated throughout. Place on a whole wheat bun.
Notes: Use old-fashioned rolled oats, leftover cooked barley or Panko breadcrumbs instead of prepared rice. Serve with your favorite toppings such as lettuce, tomato, guacamole, salsa, low-fat cheese or low-fat yogurt.
Nutrition: Serves 4
Per 3-ounce serving: 274 calories; 25g fat; 47g carbohydrates; 13g protein; 12g fiber; 668mg sodium; 516mg potassium #recipe#recipes#healthyeating#healthyrecipes#healthyrecipe
Love a dessert that's healthy enough to be a snack, yet yum enough to satisfy a "sweet tooth!" Here's my newest (made w/no-sugar-added brownies): mini mint-chocolate brownie sundae jars! 😋
Recipe link in bio or go to http://jackienewgent.com/2017/06/sundae-jars/
You don't have to have a salad for every meal to eat more #sustainablefood If you want to cut your footprint, cut your meat consumption. Last night I made tofu stir fry for dinner and even my meat-loving siblings loved it. If you're not ready to go completely #vegetarian try participating in #meatlessmonday or skipping meat at lesser one meal each day. Meat is an incredibly high resource food and livestock agriculture accounts for about 35% of methane emissions globally (equivalent to 2.2 billion tons of CO2 each year). You can eat well while you #livegreen
Hi friends! 👋🏽 it's been a while...
I just got home after a week+ away. If you saw my insta story you know I was in Vail, CO last week. While I was there I got the news that Matt's grandmother passed away. I hopped on the first flight home and then we got on a flight to Michigan. We spent the end of last week remembering and saying goodbye to an incredible woman.
Grandma Lu lived and loved for 103 beautiful years. She was joyful in the purest sense. She loved wine and cheese, the Detroit Tigers and correcting your grammar. I am so blessed to have known her and glad that I got to see her one last time last June. She "met" Matteo while he was in my belly but I wish he could have met her in person.
I'm struggling a little to catch up on sleep and life but hopefully we will all be back on track by Monday. I hope you're having the best week!
Summer is officially here! This means more fresh produce and sunshine, hopefully! The weather has been perfect for making fresh/summer rolls (no oven required!). These rolls are typically made with rice noodles, but this time I used black bean noodles. They also have nectarines. The black bean noodles are very high in protein & fiber, so no need to add an additional protein source. Perfect!😄💕
FITNESS SF Personal Trainer and Dietitian Leah @leahgolden.rd
Cleaning out the fridge. I took all the veggies I had left and sautéed them. Added some brown rice and black beans and boom! LUNCH!
Clearing everything out to get ready for this weekend and next week's JUICE AND MEAL PREP! If you're in the area, you can pre-order and pickup at locations listed below. If you aren't in the area, I'll ship it to you!
Upcoming Rawsome Events:
🔆 Saturday, June 24th: I'll be at @asquaredfitnessandhealth bootcamp at 10AM giving out FREE samples of juice and meals. You can pick up your meals here too. Bootcamp from 8:30AM to 10AM. Workout then eat!
🔆 Monday, June 26th: I'll be at @themadisonhousedc for #MeatlessMonday . Not only can you pick up meals here between 3PM and 8PM, I will also be hosting a cooking class! Tickets on sale via my website. Click on events.
🔆 REMINDER: If you purchase anything over $99, you will receive a voucher for $300 restaurant gift cards. ($25 gift card per month for a year!)
Sometimes it's Dandy Blend time. With almond creamer, English toffee stevia and young living orange vitality essential oil. (Please note, only the vitality line is approved by the FDA for ingestion, so please do not ingest any other oils!) #nofilter
Probably my favorite restaurant in Dallas so far👆🏻True Food Kitchen😍 I decided to try their famous inside out quinoa burger and it was amazing!🍔with hummus, tzatziki, tomato🍅, avocado🥑, red onion, and feta🧀
Recipe Alert ⚠️ Baked Chicken Wings 🍗🍗🍗 This recipe is good for improving your Platelet Group, Creatine kinase and DHEAS!
2 chicken wings (6 oz)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp table salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
Preheat oven to 375 F
Combine olive oil, garlic, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper, and pour into a large plastic bag. Add the chicken wings and shake to coat.
Put wings on baking sheet and cook for 1 hour. At 30 minutes, take out chicken and brush with spice mixture.
The weekend is almost upon us and it would be nice to try something different and make some mushroom delicacies. To get them fresh, order today and get them tomorrow.
I LOVE Persian food. But most of it is quite meat-heavy, and ever since I decided to transition into a plant based diet, I started suffering from some mild fomo of never being able to eat that delicious green lamb stew (Ghormeh Sabzi) again 😢
But that all changed last weekend when I found a recipe for a VEGAN Persian Green Stew using beans and plenty of green goodness! I added some of my fave veggies (okra, potato, mushroom) and it tasted absolutely delightful 💕 and completely cruelty-free and much better for the planet!
Anyone who wants to try out being vegan/vegetarian but loves the taste of meat, don't despair! There's always a plant based alternative that will taste almost the same, if not better 😊 you may just have to get a little creative! Most of the taste comes from the sauce/seasoning and not the actual meat itself.
How's your throat?
Woke up with a sharp winter sore throat and Jordan hands me ~THIS~ mug of healing. Organic turmeric powder, fresh ginger, lemon and lime with a dash of maple syrup in a 1L jug of hot water. If you're sick this winter you will definitely be wanting to try this. #thankyoujordan
Woke up with a sharp winter sore throat. Jordan hands me ~THIS~ mug of healing. Organic turmeric powder, fresh ginger, lemon and lime with a dash of maple syrup in a 1L jug of hot water. If you're sick this winter, you will definitely be wanting to try this. #thankyoujordan
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I miss this food so much I just booked a flight to go back to Bali for the month of September!!! Anyone else out there in the Instaverse want to meet me in Ubud for some cooking classes?? I'll be living in Canggu again, but am planning on booking a few days for a culinary intensive at @tresnabalicookingschool so I can live amongst their coconut trees making our own coconut oil 🙌🏻
Why would a health coach be interested in decluttering? What I've found is that you have to set yourself (and your kitchen) up for success. Tidy up and simplify to hit your goals and stick with them. It doesn't happen by osmosis and we get distracted. A lot. But I've found some significant ways to make your home, pantry, fridge work for you so you succeed! Intrigued? Join us for our first ever declutter and simplify series that I'm teaching at Brookdale. Starting tomorrow night, Thursday, 6:30-8:30! Info in profile and below: 👇