Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (15) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: Myownigloo Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 58676  
Subject: Re: Meatless Mondays Date: 1/28/2011 1:33 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 2
To MOI--forgot about couscous--I use it in tabbouleh which is insanely easy to make--very healthy and fairly low calorie:

Pour boiling water over couscous according to package directions.

Once coucous is prepared, mix in:

chopped tomatoes
chopped fresh parsley
sliced scallions

Stir in mixture of:

olive oil
fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste

(if you really want to cut calories and fat, the olive oil could be omitted, but it doesn't take alot to add flavor and texture--only 1 or 2 TB--worth the calories, imo)

(chopped, peeled cucumbers and chopped mint are sometimes used--I leave these out since I'm not a big 'mint' fan and 'growing up arab' (dad was middle eastern) during my childhood the tabbouleh we ate did not have cucumbers iirc--so to me leaving it out is more authentic)


I give the same treatment to quinoa, which is a nice change of pace and very nutritious.

MOI
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (15) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next

Announcements

Pencils of Promise - Back to School Drive
"Pencils of Promise works with communities across the globe to build schools and create programs that provide education opportunities for children."
Post of the Day:
Value Hounds

Considerable Headwinds for Profire Energy?
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement