Daily Archives: May 10, 2014
Dinner time is a very important part of our family routine. The plan is to make a meal that everyone likes but that isn’t always how things turn out. My little Diva aka the current queen of the house, has turned into Ms. Picky eater and I have to get creative or she will throw a fit. So tonight’s dinner was a big risk considering the fact that her royal divaness did not take her nap. No nap equals to chaos and a lot of stress for me.
Spaghetti squash is something I have been wanting make for a while but I haven’t had the nerve to make it until today. So below you will find the ingredients I used and how I put it all together.
1 large spaghetti squash
1 pound of cooked shrimp
1 large green bell pepper
1 medium tomato
1 large yellow onion
3 tablespoons Olive oil
2 tablespoons curry powder
Pre-heat the oven at 375 degrees before you cut the squash in half, take out the seeds and rinse both halves. Get a baking sheet of pan and line it with foil. Oil the covered pan with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Season the halves with some black pepper and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Place both halves face down on the baking sheet and bake for 45 minutes. Take out the baking sheet and let the squash cool off before scooping it out. Scoop out the “spaghetti” into a large bowl and set aside.
Slice bell pepper, onion and tomato and set aside. Heat up a skillet with the remaining olive oil. Sautee sliced vegetables in heated skillet. Let the vegetables cook for about 3 to 4 minutes before adding the shrimp. Add the curry, marjoram, black pepper, sea salt and let it simmer on low to medium heat for about 10 to 15 minutes.
Combine the spaghetti with the curried shrimp and serve hot. I don’t always like some of my new recipes but this one came out better than I expected. However, her royal divaness did not like my take on the spaghetti squash dinner. She fell asleep during dinner and this means that I have to come up with a back up plan when she wakes up. I might have to make some coconut pancake and serve it with fresh fruit since that seems to be all she wants to eat.
Well I better get going, I am taking myself out on a date tonight and it is way over due. Not exactly sure what I am going to do but I am going to get dressed up and do something just for me.
Thank you for stopping by 🙂
By Kenneth Justice
~I arrived to Boston, Massachusetts less than 24 hours and in the past day,
—-) I was invited to a club with a couple baristas
—-) Drank beer with Australians
—-) Bus traveled with a psychotherapist
—-) Had a two hour conversation with a woman who made sure to emphasize that she has three children with three different men of three different ethnicities
—-) Met a woman from Vermont who said, “I’m not a vegan, but I’m from Vermont”
The weekend has only begun and while I don’t have any time this morning to write a full article, I wanted to take a moment to mention that the first ever podcast by my good blogging friend Kylie and I will be posted this Monday morning at 8am EST. A link will be provided he on my website.
If you’ve ever wondered what the conversations are like…
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