If you had put this recipe in front of me 8 years ago, I wouldn’t have touched it. Onions? ew. Spinach? double ew. Peppers? extra ew. Thankfully, The Husband got me to try these things, and I have come to love them.
Which is part of why I loved this meal so much.
Here’s how I did it:
First get those vegetables out!
Next, I cut up lots of veggies. Cauliflower, red bell peppers, a poblano pepper, an onion, a small sweet potato, and some frozen corn. (The corn was picked, shucked, blanched, cut, and frozen last fall by a good friend and myself. It is so good!) I put them on a couple of baking sheets, drizzled them with oil, then seasoned them. The recipe says to mix them up at this point. I forgot. Into the oven they went.
I want to start this post off with a bit of an update. Last week I posted about water. I was looking for solutions on how to drink more of it. Remember? Sure you do!
So I was at Walmart over the weekend and I found this cup for $5. I had a bit of leftover birthday money, so I bought it. And… I LOVE IT! I easily refill it 3 or 4 times a day. That’s a lot of water, people! I love that I only have to do it 3 or 4 times, it is much more convenient for me than having to refill after every 10 oz, like before. I love that it is pretty much spill proof (a must, with kids). And I love the straw. Love it. I highly recommend this cup for anyone that drinks water. And you
Tonight for dinner we are eating sloppy joes. This recipe is not completely clean, though I still think it is healthy. And it is very versatile, change it up any way you want!
First I started with some veggies, diced up (except the carrot, which was shredded). I used onion (this should be a large onion. I forgot to buy them, and only had one small one left in the pantry. oops!), red pepper, celery, garlic, and carrot. This is easy to change as you desire. Add more veggies, cut some out completely, change the red pepper for green, use onion or garlic powder instead of fresh. I just looked in my fridge and used what I had on hand.
In a large skillet I melted a tsp or so of coconut oil,
and cooked the veggies on medium heat for