STUFFED PEPPERS

A super, simple, weeknight meal that will satisfy even the hungriest of belly’s. Typically one 1/2 pepper will do per person. Try some roasted sweet potatoes on the side or a big green salad. 

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet peppers
  • 2 cups of cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup of cooked black beans
  • 2 tbs of parsley (fresh)
  • 1 tbs of rosemary (fresh)
  • 3 tbs olive oil

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Wash and cut peppers in half so that they form a bowl

In a mixing bowl, mix together the cooked quinoa, beans, herbs and olive oil

Scoop your mixture into the peppers

Bake for 30 mins and enjoy!

SWEET POTATO FAJITAS

These are a favorite in my house! The whole recipe only takes about 30 mins from boiling the potatoes, to cutting the fresh veg, to assembling them on your plate. Shorter than waiting for your pizza delivery!

Ingredients

  • 3 sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup cooked beans (ex. black beans or kidney beans) 
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • whole grain wraps
  • lettuce
  • salsa
  • plain yogurt or Kefir

Directions

Boil Sweet potatoes for 7 – 10 mins (until fork can pierce through)

Sauté onions and garlic until soft

Dice sweet potato and add to frying pan

Sauté whole mix for 10 mins

Add in beans to the sweet potatoes and continue to cook for another 2 mins

Assemble as you would a taco or fajita

WALNUT GOAT CHEESE SALAD

INGREDIENTS

  • One head of Romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup of goat cheese (crumbled)
  • 1/4 cup of walnuts
  • 1/2 cup of Alfalfa sprouts

For the dressing:

Mix 1/4 cup Extra Virgin olive oil with 2tbsp balsamic vinegar, a dash of sea salt and rosemary

Directions

Clean the romaine lettuce leaves and shred into small pieces into a mixing bowl

Crumble the goat cheese and sprinkle over the lettuce

Top salad with walnut pieces and alfalfa sprouts

Drizzle dressing on top and enjoy!