Tag Archive: dinner


What you get for 20 [$17 actually]

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Stanley’s on Elston and North! Awesome!!! Awesome! Awesome!! Corn on the cobb 5/$1 and 10/$1 Bell peppers! Unbelievable.

  • Bananas
  • 2 bunches of Cilantro
  • 10 red Pepers
  • Bag of Red Potatoes
  • Bag of Green Beans
  • 5 Ears of Corn
  • 4 Avacados
  • 3 Peaches
  • 4 Giant Sweet Potatoes
  • And one lonely Onion
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So Fresh, so easy, so quick!! No reason no to try! Go to a farmers market with $15. Buy what looks good to you. Take it home and eat it! I mashed these red potatoes with a tablespoon of butter, sprinkle of Garlic, Sazon and adobo while I oven roasted the corn on the cobb for 35 minutes. I made a slice of bacon cut it up and added the green beans. I served it with raw red bell pepper and a small piece of salmon, wild caught. The corn was so sweet you didn’t need to add a thing to it! It was satisfying down to the bones! Try it! The blueberries were outa this world! I eat them in oatmeal everyday! Sometimes twice a day!!

New Find [Sun-dried Tomatoes]

$1.99

Trader Joe’s

I think I will add this to my brown rice pasta dish.

 

A soup/Stew Combo….

Ahead of time:

  • Make your habichuelas

Chop:

  • Red onion
  • Corn on the cob if desired

Shred:

  • 2 Organic chicken breasts, cooked (or any other piece of the bird)
Assemble:
  • 15 oz of Salsa Verde  simmer on medium in a big pot
  • Toss in the shredded meat
  • Add habichuelas minus the sauce
  • Add a can of Cannelini Beans (or any other bean)
  • 3 cups organic chicken broth
  • Boil

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Simmer for 15 minutes and serve in large bowl. Top with a large dollop of  Plain Greek Yogurt, sprinkling of finely chopped Red Onions, Cilantro, Avacado and a wedge of Tortilla pan fried for 1 minute.

Done.

Sautee:
  • Red Onion
  •  Mushrooms
  • 7 cloves of Garlic
  •  handfuls of Spinach
Combine with:
  • Brown Rice Pasta
  • Ripped pieces of raw spinach
  • Organic Tomatoes
  • Raw red onions
  • Cucumbers
  • Red Peppers
Season with:
  • Italian Seasoning
  • Fennel
  • Sea Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Red Pepper Flakes
Lastly:
  • Add a splash of Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar
  • Shavings of fresh Parmesaen
Serve hot.
Done.

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*Top with Fish if desired.
** I served it in a ramekin from the dollar store which I topped with extra Parmesan shavings and broiled to warm through and melt the cheese (6 min.).
***Italian Seasoning: Marjoram, Thyme, Basil, Rosemary, Rubbed Sage and Oregano.

 

Another Healthy Meal

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The first thing I indulged in after the Fashion Show.

I bathed in fried delisciousness, adobo mosrels made their home in mouth.

No Regrets.

  • I boiled a head of cauliflower
  • I threw in a red potato (cuz it was there, you don’t need to)
  • Drain
  • A dash of sea salt, pepper, fresh rosemary,teaspoon of nonfat plain yogurt & a wedge of Laughing Cow Light Creamy Swiss
  • Mash

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Broiled Salmon, Cauliflower Mash & Mixed Veg

Fish & Books [Dinner]

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Salmon, Bean Salad, Brown Rice Bread, Avacado

 

Simple Lunch

  • Brown Rice Bread & 1/2  Light Swiss Laughing cow wedge
  • 1 celery sticks
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Carrot Sticks
  • Homemade Hummus
  • Freshly ground Peanut Butter