I can’t count the number of posts that I’ve started by way of saying that I was running late and hadn’t planned dinner well… Well, I guess I could, but honestly I don’t really want to. The simple fact is that planning is not my strong suit. So how do I eat healthy food without breaking the bank? I keep a healthy pantry and that pantry allows me to start with the ingredients that I have and cobble together something that works for most of us most of the time. (Learn more about our real food pantries here.) So last night, running on about 3 hours of sleep and a miserable day of contract work I stood in front of my magic pantry and waited for inspiration.
And then it happened. Oooh, sweet potatoes. Oh right, I just got some quinoa! Black beans, hot dog! Chipotle, garlic, cumin, salt, coconut oil… oh and cilantro! Oh yes, life is good. Dinner for four in about 35 minutes featuring: Continue reading