Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Breaking Rules

by Meghann on June 21, 2011

Shhhhh….. don’t tell Derek, but I broke the no stove/oven rule tonight. ๐Ÿ˜‰

What can I say? I wanted brussels sprouts.

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I quartered of bunch of sprouts, sliced an onion, and sauteed it on the stove top with some Fli-Fil Herb Lemon Marinade.

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Once everything began to caramelize, I threw in a can of chickpeas and some raisins.

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Thankfully, no oven needed for the rice. I stocked up on a bunch of microwave steam bags, knowing I would get my use out of them this week.

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The finished product

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Yum. It was a great throw together dish that really emphasized the natural nuttiness of the brussels sprouts.

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I think brussels sprouts are my favorite green leafed veggie. I could eat them raw, boiled, sauteed, roasted, etc. They’re like little mini pieces of cabbage heaven.

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I heated the kitchen up for dinner, but managed to cool down with dessert.

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Breyer’s Coffee Brownie Fudge Ice Cream is amazing. ๐Ÿ™‚

This afternoon I had an apple on my way home from the library.

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