Tonight’s Menu

31 Jan

I just finished a delicious meal. I should get brownie points for it being super healthy! (MMM…brownies!) No, no brownies. I am on a mission to live a healthy lifestyle, not be on a diet, but always be aware of what I am putting into my body. Tonight, I had a healthy and satisfying meal, which included grilled salmon made by my grill master hubby. He hates fish, but still makes it for me (awe…how sweet!). For my sides, I had a salad with tomatoes, avocado and olive oil for my dressing and roasted butternut squash (recipe below).

Ingredients:

  • one butternut squash
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Coat pan with olive oil.
  • Peel and cut squash into one inch chunks.
  • Place squash on pan and toss with a few more drizzles of olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 30-40 minutes or until tender.

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The pictures don’t do this justice. I am new to butternut squash; this is only the second time I’ve ever eaten it, but I think it’s very yummy. It’s a hearty staple veggie to add to the mix every now and then. Here are a couple more pictures of the rest of my meal…

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I’m glad there are left overs for my lunch tomorrow. I’m already excited to enjoy this meal again! Now, what should we have tomorrow night…?

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3 Responses to “Tonight’s Menu”

  1. foods for the soul January 31, 2013 at 5:24 AM #

    What a wonderful man!! My guy avoids fish at all costs (unless it’s sushi; go figure), so I highly doubt he’d ever cook it for me. And brownies can be healthy! I just made these wonderfully fudgy beet brownies that are low in both calories and fat. They’re so addicting, and you can’t even taste the beets!

    • nrb1223 January 31, 2013 at 2:16 PM #

      Sushi is the best! I will be sure to check out your brownie recipe. I’m always up for trying out a healthy alternative! Thanks!

      • foods for the soul January 31, 2013 at 11:33 PM #

        I agree! I’d eat sushi almost every day if it wasn’t so expensive… The recipe is here (http://wp.me/p18CG9-GW) if you haven’t found it already. I’m excited to hear what you think if you try it!

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