Main Dishes

Quick Quinoa Medley Meal

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On cooler Fall nights, when you feel like a warm meal, it is fun to be creative with what you have in the refrigerator. A few nights ago, I decided to try a warm Quinoa meal that you can make with almost any vegetables and add meat if you want to. Here is the Quinoa medley I whipped up and both my husband and I thought it was delicious.

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1 cup dry quinoa which yields 3 cups cooked (cook as directed on box)
2 cups butternut squash peeled and cubed (1 medium or ½ large squash)
2 cup brussel sprouts trimmed and cut in half if large
4 cups power greens chopped a bit (any combination of kale, chard, spinach)
4 cloves garlic smashed
½ cup chopped cilantro
1-2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon Season pepper
1 teaspoon garam masala seasoning
1 chicken breast cooked and cubed
Cook Quinoa as directed on package to yield 3 cups. Set aside while preparing vegetables and chicken. Toss butternut squash and brussel sprouts in 1 tablespoon olive oil, salt pepper and Garam Masala. Place...
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Nutritions

Calories
191

Sodium
389mg
16% DV

Fat
10g
15% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
20g
6% DV

Fiber
4g
19% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
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1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV