Superfoods that taste super good?? Yes! Incorporate quinoa as a substitute for meat, rice, and pasta to come up with your own fun new recipes! Shhhh! They will never know!
Twofer Tuesday!!! Two meals in one!
Quinoa Black Bean and Lentil Chili
1 15.5oz.can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup lentils,washed and drained
1 medium onion, chopped
2 bell peppers, chopped
2 cloves garlic, pressed
2 tbsp olive oil
2 35oz. can San Marzano tomatoes
4 carrots peeled, chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
1 cup uncooked quinoa, cooked according to package. (2 cups water for 1 cup uncooked quinoa)
4 tbsp. chili powder
2 tbsp. paprika
Heat a frying pan on low/medium heat.
Add olive oil, garlic, onions, carrots and celery.
Season with spices-chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper.
Cook until the carrots begin to tenderize.
Add tomatoes, lentils and ingredients from pan to a stock pot.
Cook on low covered for 45 minutes.
Add cooked quinoa and heat through. (5-10 minutes)
Twofer Tuesday! This dish becomes your Mexican tostada base for another meal! Toast your tostada shells. Heat your chili. Add toppings of your choice like shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, sour cream, shredded cheese and avocado!
Why not add superfoods to our breakfast? Whether it is a quick healthy smoothie, a super muffin or a grab and go breakfast bar, the addition of superfoods gives us more energy for the day! This super breakfast gets us going!! Especially on Mondays!
Chia Kale Egg White Super Muffins
2 tbsp. egg whites per muffin
(3 egg whites for 6)
1/2 cup chopped kale
2 tbsp. chia seeds
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella/cheddar cheese
Preheat oven 350*
Spray muffin tins with Pam.
Add kale, cheese and chia seeds to each.
Pour 2 tbsp. of egg whites on top of each tin.
Bake 20 mins or until egg is cooked.
Of course we sprinkle ours with freshly grated Parmesan cheese! Enjoy!
Want more superfood breakfast recipes? www.parmesanprincess.com
No Bake Health Bars
Chia Blueberry Muffins
Ch Ch Ch Chia!!!
We are adding chia seeds to our meals, making fresh veggies a staple, and preparing homemade healthy meals instead of going out, BUT what are we eating in between meals?? Yeah, I took a fork to my son’s leftover birthday cake today because it was sitting on my kitchen counter saying “Eat Me!!!”
What if we had super healthy snacks that could satisfy our sweet, salty, spicy cravings?? And were sitting on the counter ready to grab???
I found it!!
NatureBox!!! NatureBox ships one box of delicious healthy snack made from wholesome, minimally processed ingredients for you to enjoy every month!