Just recently, we had falafels from Costco with an all out Greek-inspired spread. These falafel not only taste great but are quite nutritious!
We had everything you could imagine to pair with these guys.
Another Costco dinner was an egg white quiche. The package came with two flavors: feta artichoke and broccoli cheddar. We decided to eat the broccoli cheddar and freeze the other one for later.
We had the quiche along side some asparagus with some leftover lemon sauce.
Oh and my second piece of strawberry rhubarb pie was even better the next day! The filling had thickened even more over night :D
Besides having "Costco Dinners" we've also had a couple meals that I made. In fact, I think I made all the dinners this past week!
In an "eggy" mood I made a frittata that contained potatoes, roasted broccoli and brussel sprouts, mushrooms, onions, and bacon.
I also made soup! It was definitely the perfect night for soup, aka-cold. I made a Chicken Chickpea Soup that I saw over at How Sweet It Is. I followed her recipe pretty closely except I added more spices, never added any salt, and more veggies!
I really liked this soup and my parents loved it too! The leftovers are all gone :D There was a lot of great flavors going on and this soup just hit the spot.
I had leftover chickpeas from that soup and it just so happened to be right around 1/2 a cup...perfect for a microwave bean brownie that Kate invented! I kind of changed a lot of things up so I'm not sure if it changed its outcome or not. I added a little instant coffee, 2 teaspoons of sugar, 2 teaspoons of mini chocolate chips, a dash of vanilla, and a dash of peppermint extract. I also spread it kind of thin in the container I was cooking it in, so I only cooked it for 2 minutes 50 seconds.
I broke it in half and had a half with a half a serving (yes that's a lot of "half"s!) of mint chocolate chip ice cream.
So the verdict on the brownie? Hmm. I don't know. It seemed to be lacking flavor and seemed really dry. When paired with the ice cream it tasted alright but by itself, I couldn't taste a thing. Now, I did change the recipe up a bunch so that could have been my problem.
I dont know Kate, is this what the inside is supposed to look like?
I thought this shot looked kind of artsy-
With the horizontal and diagonal lines :P Oh and that little blue circle is my dog's food bowl.
Oh! And before I go I have to share with y'all my lunch from today!
It was a hummus, cucumber, tomato, and sprout sandwich on some of my homemade bread that I had stuck in the freezer. So good!! I love this combo because not only does it taste good, but I feel good after eating it; such fresh ingredients :D
And don't you love my plate? Gotta love chubby farm animals!