Tasty Tuesdays: a log of our flavor and cooking journey of our quasi-vegetarian diet stemmed from our trip from Ohio.
During the two weeks we started our “health kick,” I added some new dishes added to our dinner menu. Mostly gleaned from Pinterest. I’ll do my best to link and recount our thoughts…
Here’s one of my first meatless-ish meals: black bean/quinoa, raw cauliflower/craisins, and baked fish. We don’t count fish as a meat. It’s just “fish” hahah =P
verdict: black/quinoa was good the first night. The kids ate it. But the cumin flavor was a bit strong for my taste. I included the leftovers into Hubby’s salad bentos. After eating it for almost everyday for week, he was totally sick of it. =P My bad. Now, anytime I add cumin to any dish, he’s thinks it’s quinoa. =P I still made black bean/quinoa a few more times afterwards.
pasta with fresh bread and a salad. it was the first time we served our children raw salad…
verdict: the bread wasn’t great but we LOVE fresh bread. So I have to find a better recipe. neither the kids nor I like salads… I did finish my serving, but they did pick out all the craisins…. =p
lentil soup… which transformed into a lentil pasta dish because both Hubby and Boo said it needed pasta. So I added pasta and the pasta ended up soaking up all the soup =T
with fresh bread =)
verdict: eh~ it was ok. the soup was very good after a cold wet day, but it was definitely lacking a memorable flavor… and by the next day, the pasta just made it gooey and gross. So it did not last well. The bread was yummy =) I think we found a bread recipe for keeps =D
I have to find more recipes to test…