This is a quick lunch I threw together in just a few minutes. I had leftover black rice so I heated that for a minute then topped it with hummus, salad greens, carrots, snap peas, zucchini strips, and a few pieces of papaya. This was a very satisfying and healthy lunch. I like to have cooked grains or beans in the fridge most of the time, this has been a huge time saver for me time and time again. I also like to have cooked kale on hand, in addition to fresh veggies. Dress with a little olive oil, dried or fresh spices, a little vinegar and you’ve got yourself a meal in no time!
I’m always looking to add greens to meals and adding spinach into pasta sauce is an easy way to bump up the nutritional profile of this dish.
You could be eating in 30 minutes or less. All you need are the 4 ingredients below. Baby spinach, pasta sauce, whole grain (wheat or gluten-free) rotini pasta, and ground turkey. I recommend Plainville Farms ground turkey since they are a certified humanely raised, antibiotic and hormone free company. Read more
I used to be the girl curled up in the corner at a birthday party. I would go to party, eat the food, and end up in so much pain in my belly that all I could do was curl into a ball and wait for my mom to come pick me up. That’s what my friends remember about me, I’m talking over 20 years ago. My stomach hurt after every single meal. No fun!
Years later, as I young adult, I changed up my diet. I removed dairy and found that I was no longer in pain every day. >> Read More
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