Recipe: Garden Veggie Rice with Pesto

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It’s time for another QUICK lunch idea!  :)  I love to make this when I want something fresh and delicious for lunch!  It’s SO good and pretty good for you!  :)  ENJOY!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 c white/brown microwaveable rice
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1-2 stalks of green onion, sliced
  • 4-5 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tbsp pesto
  • pepper

Directions:

  • Add rice, water, green onion, and tomatoes to a microwaveable bowl and heat in the microwave for 3 minutes; let sit in microwave for 1 minute.
  • When done, remove and add dash of pepper and pesto; stir and enjoy!

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Recipe: Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

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Are you like me and simply get tired of the same old veggies for dinner?  I especially get bored with green beans.  I mean…they’re green beans!  :)  Therefore I’m all for jazzing up those boring beans into something a little more enjoyable.  And this recipe is JUST that!  ENJOY!

Ingredients:

  • Fresh Green beans
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • garlic salt to taste
  • Parmesan cheese

Directions:

  • Heat your oven to 350; wash your green beans and cutting off the ends.
  • Lay the green beans on top of a piece of tin foil on a baking sheet.
  • Spread olive oil over the top of the green beans, then sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • Wrap the tin foil around the beans and bake for 20 minutes.
  • When done, open the tin foil and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

source: http://www.amouseinmykitchen.com/2013/08/best-way-to-cook-green-beans.html

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