A Roasted Veggie Kind of Weekend

I hope your weekend was splendid and fun.  Mine was a bit all over the place.  On Friday morning, I headed down to Fort Lauderdale for the night.  I had to take care of a couple of things, AND I got to see my man!  Two for one!

Vishnu wanted to eat a meal centered around quinoa, so for dinner, we made this…

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We topped the quinoa with roasted veggies (zucchini, yellow squash, carrots, broccoli, onions, and sweet potatoes) and Mmmm Sauce.  This meal was a huge hit!

And since I was the head cook, Vishnu and Mike (his roommate) cleaned.  I could get used to this!

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Dessert was new to me break and bake cookies by Immaculate Baking Co.

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These mini cookies were delicious, and the ingredient list was impressive – only 11 ingredients, all of which I could pronounce.

Before I left on Saturday, Vishnu and I made grilled cheese sandwiches for lunch.

A turkey, pepper jack, spinach, and roasted red pepper sandwich for him…

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A [burnt] pepper jack and granny smith apple sandwich for her…

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No worries – it still tasted pretty good.  The granny smith and pepper jack combo is a winner (burnt bread or not).

The majority of Saturday was spent creating wedding lists and updating all of my files.  I have a few appointments next week when I head back to Atlanta for another wedding, and I want to make sure everything is in order beforehand.  We’re almost at the two month mark…woo hoo!

Sunday started off with a spin class, followed by cleaning and laundry.

I also did something I’ve been thinking a lot about but have never followed through on.  I prepped lunch for the rest of the week – Mmmm Sauce, roasted veggies (onions, sweet potatoes, and Brussels sprouts), baked tofu, and quinoa.

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Now all I have to do is throw a bit of everything in a contained and go.  Delicious AND healthy!

And I may have indulged in a few episodes of The Big Bang Theory over the weekend. I. Just. Can’t. Stop.

I have issues.

Tell me about something fun you did, ate, or watched this weekend.

9 Thoughts on “A Roasted Veggie Kind of Weekend

  1. Sounds like a fun weekend! I especially love that sound of your toastie combo- need to try adding Granny Smith slices! A yummy thing I ate this weekend was a layered dip made from refried beans- the Mexican foodie in me enjoyed it! This weekend was hectic celebrating a friend’s birthday but fun nonetheless! Have a great Monday :)

  2. I am forever burning grilled sandwiches. Oops!

    Someone recently introduced me to The Big Bang Theory and I am OBSESSED!

  3. I really need to try mmmm sauce…ive heard such rave reviews on it!

  4. Oh gosh, I need to make Mmmm sauce again! I forgot how absolutley delicious it it!!! :)

  5. I adore Mmmm sauce – it is my favorite sauce in the world! I’m craving it again!

  6. you sure had a fun weekend. i finally rested this past weekend, my last 3 weekends were so busy. i watched tv, made a couple new things to eat, went for a walk, worked out, and slept. it was nice and relaxing. i love the quinoa meal you made, a real winner.

  7. paritashah26 on April 24, 2012 at 1:21 am said:

    The Hmmmm sause looks so creamy n delicious! will def check out the recipe!

  8. I actually like my toast burned…or maybe I’m just accustomed to it since I burn nearly everything I cook. :)

    Quinoa is great! I wonder if Ali will ever request it…

  9. Mmm I bet that pepper jack and apple combo IS delicious. While not as spicy, I always love pimiento cheese with apples. People think it’s crazy, but yummmmmmmm. :)

    As for something fun, there was too much to even say! Wine festival, Virginia Bloggers meet-up…and this weekend brings Foxfield Races, a Steeplechase for tailgaiting, sundresses, and big, straw hats.

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