Healthy & Easy Dinner Ideas!

posted 2 years ago in Cooking
Post # 2
227 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2015 - Industrial/Modern

I’ll play Andthepupmakes3: … here’s a dinner we had recently (also using zucchini noodles): 

For the skewers:

I used half a chorizo for this sliced. And half a chunk of haloumi cheese cubed. Thread on to soaked skewers. Drizzle with olive oil. And grill on a hot grill pan… a couple minutes each side. These really take no time at all.

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For the salad:

I used my spiral cutter to turn the zucchini into noodles but they’d work just as well cubed or juilienne’d. Toss in a bowl with can of chickpeas, a couple minced garlic cloves (I dig garlic in all forms including raw… you can used dried if it’s overpowering), I also tossed in some dehydrated minced onion but not neccessary if you don’t have it on hand, red pepper flakes (to taste… we like ours spicy) and juice of half a lemon or more to taste. Toss well and season with fresh ground pepper and a little salt.



Post # 3
1230 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Me too…. Ni pics but I made this super healthy, yummy salad last night. 

Baby spinach greens

1/4 cup cooked quinoa (I like to toast mine first and then add to boiling water and cook down to it has move flavor/firmer texture)

1 cup chick peas

1 cup black beans

1 ear of corn (grilled with no butter), kernals cut off (or about 1/2 cup frozen corn)

1/4 c fresh cilantro

1 chopped tomato

Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette

half lime juiced

2 tbs rice vinegar

2 tbs olive or grapeseed oil

1 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

pinch salt

1/4 tsp chopped cilantro

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