Monday night I had a lot on my plate (no pun intended) and needed a quick dinner. I had planned to make Ginger Shrimp and Chard Stir Fry over brown rice, but last minute changed my mind and used Tasty Bite Asian Kung Pao Noodles instead! This was the first time I ever bought this pre-made microwaveable pouch of fresh cooked noodles and vegetables tossed with peanuts in a Kung Pao sauce and I have to say, I was actually quite impressed! The noodles were completely vegan with plenty of delicious pronounceable ingredients including wheat noodles...
On a busy day, my best friend is my crockpot. Nothing is better than coming home to a dinner that has been cooking itself while you’ve been away! After seeing Rick Bayless at the Good Food Festival last month, I grabbed one of his Frontera Seasoning Sauces at the grocery store last week to give it a try! I went with the Red Chile Barbacoa Slow Cook Sauce, a roasted tomato and ancho chile sauce that transforms beef chuck roast into a phenomenal barbacoa right in your slow cooker! And who doesn’t love a good barbacoa when it’s topped with...
I have some exciting news! The Biggest Loser is casting here in Chicago for Season 15!
When and Where?
Saturday, May 4th @ 10AM-6PM Planet Fitness 3120 N. Pulaski Road (Pulaski and Belmont) Chicago, IL60641
What do I need to know ahead of time?
Come Prepared: Visit www.thebiggestlosercasting.com to apply. Although you have the option of submitting a video, The Biggest Loser team prefers meeting you in person at an opening casting call – so be sure to attend on May 4th here in Chicago! Pre-registration is not mandatory if...
I’m always on the search for new and innovative ideas for veggie burgers! This one features red quinoa giving it a fabulous chewy and crunchy texture that I absolutely loved. However, with the added bun, it felt a little carbohydrate heavy, so next time I would be perfectly happy crumbling it over a salad instead!
Quinoa Oat and Pecan Veggie Burger Serves 6 Adapted from Eating Well
1 cup water
1/2 cup red quinoa
1 Tbsp olive oil