If you want the entire recipe, it’s here. Now, I did substitute spinach for the kale and I added mushrooms but the rest of the recipe, I followed to the letter.
This was dinner today.
It was a veggie curry dish that was pretty yummy.
And this is what my plant is doing at home.
Isn’t it pretty? Dinner and flowers…ah…
Oh, I got the dinner recipe from Oh She Glows…just in case you’re curious.
I’ve never tried Zucchini soup before. Not that I don’t like zucchini but I have never really given it much thought. It was green, funny looking and just another veggie.
My sister gave me the link for this recipe and she insisted this one was awesome. Since it was vegan, I thought I’d give it a shot. Boy, am I glad I did. I could live on this stuff. It’s that good.
The recipe is super easy (the way I like recipes) and from the Website Eating Made Easy. If you’re into soup or like to try something both healthy and easy to make, give this one a shot. Man alive, this stuff is good.
It honestly tastes like a restaurant soup that some amazing chef put together. And I just made it. Me! It boggles the mind.
The last healthy recipe was such a success, I thought I’d share two that I’m loving right now and are super easy. One is a lentil stew and it’s actually so delicious I keep eating it over and over. More to the point, my suspicious hubby tried it and absolutely loved it.
Aaaannndddd…it’s super easy to make. Only 3 steps!
There’s no link for this one. I got the recipe from my European ancestors, so if you try it, you’re tasting European goodness.
2 carrots (cleaned and peeled)
1 large onion (peeled and diced)
2 bay leaves (Don’t skip this one. It’s magically important)
2 cups of green lentils
6-9 cups of water (you can change this for your favourite broth and it’ll work even better)
1 tablespoon of garlic (Don’t be shy with this one either)
salt and pepper to taste
1. In a large pot add the onion, carrots, lentils, garlic, bay leaves and broth (basically everything but the salt and pepper).
2. Bring it to a boil and let it simmer for 40 – 50 minutes or until the lentils are soft.
3. Check it during the process and give it a loving stir. If it looks like it’s sticking, add more water or broth. Add salt and pepper in there some time.
That’s it! When it’s done, it’ll look something like this.
It might not look it, but it’s super yummy and awesome for you. Lentils are a superfood. They’re great sources of iron, protein and fibre!
Super Yummy Smoothie
This one is another of my favourites that I just keep eating. It’s basically a fruit smoothie. Sooo good. You can do all sorts of things with the results, like freeze it and have it for kids as super healthy ice cream, or just as a refreshing snack. I love it and love even more all the vitamins I know I’m getting with this one.
3 oranges (I love these, that’s why I add so many)
1 ripe pear (my favourites are D’Anjou pears but any will do)
1 apple (I use MacIntosh but any will work)
4 spoons of frozen strawberries (super good…so add a couple more!)
3 spoons of frozen blueberries (berries are another super food, so feel free to add more)
1. Cut up and peel all the fruits
2. Add the oranges first (it makes it easier on the blender). Then the rest of the fruits. If you find they don’t fit (like mine didn’t) then blend away to make room.
If you try these, give me a shout and let me know how they worked out for you!