Spring has Sprung!
Here in Western PA we are looking at warmer temperatures and hopefully no more snow!!! I look forward to cooking with Spring vegetables and making beautiful, colorful, healthy dishes. I think this was the longest winer vegetable season ever!
Ready for the pool?
Bathing Suits in less than 2 months! What A great reason to fill our bellies with healthy foods!
Quinoa is a favorite superfood, protein-packed seed grown in the Andes Mountains in South America. Packed with essential amino acids, quinoa is essential to many vegetarian and vegan diets. I often substitute quinoa for rice or pasta for an extra healthy dish!
Butternut Squash And Tomato Lemon Garlic Quinoa
1 cup quinoa
1-1/2 cup water
2 tbsp. olive oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 cups butternut squash, chopped
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1/4 cup parsley
1 lemon squeezed
Boil quinoa in water according to directions.
Meanwhile, Heat olive oil in a large pan.
Add garlic and cook until golden and softened (3-5mins)
Add butternut squash, tomatoes, garlic and cook until heated through.
Add drained quinoa.
Top with salt and pepper and stir.
Throw in parsley and squeezed lemon.
Mix well and serve!