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Mujadara: Lentils and Veggies

Monday, January 31, 2011

Mujadara: Lentils and Veggies

1 Cup Lentils
¼ Cup Cabbage
¼ Cup Red Pepper
¼ Cup Mushrooms
¼ Cup Eggplant
¼ Cup Spinach
1/2 Onions
1 to 1 1/2 Cups Veggie Broth (water)
1 Teaspoon Cumin
1 Teaspoon Salt
1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
1 to 2 Tablespoons oil
Spices

Directions:
Dice the onions into small pieces. Heat the pot on med-high heat. Add 1 to 2 Tablespoon of Oil and 1/2 an onion. Cook until onion is caramelized.

Add lentils, veggie broth (water), salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

After 10 minutes, add veggies (exept spinach) and 1 Teaspoon Cumin. Cover and simmer for additional 10 minutes. Add spinach at the last minute.

Note:
You can add 1 Cup Rice.

I used cook lentils so I didn’t cook for 20 minutes. I cooked lentils and the veggies for around 10 minute (added the spinach last)

I just used whatever veggies I have.

I used a bunch of spices that I have until I liked the flavor.


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RICHLADY39 4/9/2011 7:44AM

    This sound delicious however, you don't mention when you are adding the VEGGIE BROTH! You mention adding water, that's not on the list of ingredients!

Are you using then interchangeably???

thanks...

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HEIDI_H 2/2/2011 7:23AM

    Yum, that looks awesome, thanks for sharing it!

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BILBY4 1/31/2011 9:54PM

    I usually have it with a salad of tomato, raw onion, lemon juice and parsley. Mujadara is great, lots of variations too.

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Cous Cous and Veggies

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Cous Cous and Veggies

½ cup dry Cous Cous (soak for a couple of hours)
½ can Black Beans

Veggies:
Red onion, Green onion, Tomato, Red pepper, Broccoli (very small pieces), Mushrooms, Artichokes, Spinach, Kale (leafy greens add last)

I used these veggies, but you can use any veggies you have and as much as you want.

Spices:
Garlic powder, Onion powder, Kelp seasoning, Spike seasoning, Ground cayenne pepper, to taste (I just use whatever types of spices I like and have)

Directions:
In a frying pan add a little oil, with the onions, red pepper, broccoli and sauté until brown (about a couple of minutes) add mushrooms, artichokes and Cous Cous (around 2-5 minutes). Add the spices around this time and a little water if needed, then add the greens last. Cook until the greens are wilted.


The neat thing about this recipe is you can change the veggies, beans and the grain to what ever you want or have in the kitchen.

  
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SWEETMAGNOLIA2 4/10/2011 5:37AM

    This looks tasty and nutritous. I have some cous cous so I will try your recipe and let you know how it turns out. Thanks for posting.

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SUPER_ME 3/14/2011 11:12AM

    That sounds delicious! I may try a variation of this recipe for dinner tonight. Thanks for the idea!

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RADIATELOVE 1/20/2011 3:43PM

    That sounds really good, I should probably expand my cooking a bit! I think I'll try this today. emoticon

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FITJEANS 12/15/2010 7:36PM

    For some reason I like the sound of cous cous what is it, i secretly always wanted to know what that is. You recipe sounds delicious emoticon emoticon

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Raw Marinara Sauce

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Raw Marinara Sauce

Tomatoes
Red Pepper
Some Sun Dried Tomatoes
Olive Oil
Black Pepper, Cayenne Pepper, Basil, Oregano, Garlic, Salt, Kelp Seasoning

This is the basic recipe that I use 2-3 roma tomatoes, around half a red pepper and whatever spices I have. I buy the sun dried tomatoes that are not in oil and soak them for around several hours. Chop everything up and blend in the blender. I have added carrots and onion also.


I love to put this on top of roasted spaghetti squash. I have also tried it on zucchini spaghetti.

  
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5FRUITSNVEGGIES 12/21/2010 8:38PM

    thanks for your recent comment on my blog...also i might be making this recipe soon--i am getting a spiralizer for an xmas present

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KSTYLEFITNESS 10/4/2010 9:16AM

    Yes, this is tasty!

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JUGE300000 10/2/2010 11:04AM

    Yum, Yum.

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UR2LOVEIT 10/2/2010 1:21AM

  Sounds delish! I will try this later on this week!

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sweetly Sour Veggies

Thursday, September 30, 2010

I made this and it taste really good so try in out and see if you like:

Sweetly Sour Veggies

½ small head cauliflower cut into small pieces
1 stalk broccoli cut into small pieces
1-2 carrots cut into small pieces
A bunch of spinach, kale (or any greens) torn up into small pieces
½ red pepper (or any other pepper color)
1-2 green onions, sliced
¼ small yellow onion cut into thin strips
¼ small red onion cut into thin strips
(Use any type of veggies you like or have)

Marinade:
¼ cup olive oil
Balsamic vinegar to taste (any type vinegar)
1-2 TB Braggs Liquid Amino (more or less to taste) (add sea salt if not using Braggs)
Agave nectar, just enough for a hint of sweetness
Lemon juice, to taste
Garlic powder, to taste
Onion powder, to taste
Kelp seasoning, to taste
Ground cayenne pepper, to taste (I just use whatever types of spices I like and have)


Place all the cut up veggies in a bowl.
Add the marinade ingredients in bowl with the veggies.

Stir all the veggies with the marinade, making sure everything is covered, then refrigerate for several hours or overnight. It tastes better after it sits for awhile.
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TRAVELNISTA 6/5/2012 10:08PM

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MOLLY2222 10/1/2010 8:08PM

    Sounds delish!!

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NURSE333 9/30/2010 11:05PM

    THANKS FOR POSTING

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What is making you fat

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Do you wonder why everyone is soo fat? Do you wonder why you see junk food everywhere? And do you wonder why fruits and veggies cost sooo much?


articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/
archive/2010/05/04/how-the-us-governme
nt-contributes-to-the-obesity-epidemic.aspx

  
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UR2LOVEIT 10/2/2010 1:29AM

  I admit it - I am too CHEAP to buy fresh veggies! Thankfully, I am in an area that I can grow my own almost year round. I was lagging though and am in a lull between most of my summer and winter veggies for about a month. OMG!! When did those veggies prices go up AGAIN! WOW! How I ever wanted to pay for them??!! Who knows? Thankful a few things will tide me over well enough. Next year I Will plant my lettuce etc earlier.
It is strange I agree, when I go to the store I see the packaged food people are buying. Ready made, tons of salt, lots of sugar seems the way people are going. Help them all!

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WILLBOYWONDER 8/12/2010 10:21AM

    I was in a restaurant the other day and I paid attention to the portion on my plate and it was probably enough for 3 or 4 people. That’s how it usually is. I always push aside a single serving and leave the rest before I begin eating….or at least I visually determine ahead of time how much to eat. I find that when I dig in without paying attention, I don’t even realize how much I eat. Before you can barely sit down, the servers in most of these restaurants try an push an appetizer on you, and I think they try and confuse you on purpose to make you order more stuff --- order more of the WRONG fattening high calorie stuff --- because you’re so focused on how good it sounds. Then they push dessert on us. Some places will even bring around a tray of desserts. Funny that seeing that cake or pie right in front of you is far more enticing than seeing the words on the menu. We need better control, but restaurants do a lot to contribute to it. That’s we you should limit our eating out, and try not to eat out when we are starving.

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IAMFIRMIN 7/2/2010 5:51AM

    We americans have to set priorties..
i pay a little more for my veggies and fruit.. THEY ARE IMPORTANT

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JOKNOWS 6/29/2010 8:58AM

    At the grocery store yesterday they had ONE cucumber for 1.10 and a sale on 3 candy bars for .89. Really makes you wonder, doesn't it?

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FITKAT2010 6/27/2010 5:38AM

    There's always a conspiracy going on. We live in a world fraught with intrigue and guilt.

It's best to eat whole foods, exercise, and get plenty of rest.

BTW: That link puts a unremovable follow drop down that is as anoying as crap.

Put your energies in your program 100%

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NAMSMOMMY 6/27/2010 1:22AM

    Fruit and veggies don't have to cost so much. I realized that when I cut the crap out of my diet, (chips, candy, soda) I had more than enough to buy the good for me stuff. It helps to shop sales too. At some point the blame for America's weight problems needs to be put where it belongs, in the hands of those eating. I admit it, I'm fat. It isn't McDonald's fault, or Hershey's. Its mine. I choose to eat their foods and didn't treat my body properly. Therefore, I am reaping the consequences of a poor diet. The tools have been there all along. They haven't changed.

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