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Menu Challenge #8: Quinoa, Lentils, Citrus, Cucumber, Pumpkin

Here's another Menu Challenge.

Goal: using pantry/stored foods or produce from your garden or windowsill planters to make a healthy well-balanced meal. Be creative.

Use the following ingredients:
-quinoa
-lentils
-citrus (orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime)
-cucumber
-pumpkin

You can also use basic ingredients like: water, quinoa flour, powdered milk, bouillon, "green can" parmesian cheese, molasses/honey/sugar, salt, baking soda, baking powder, vinegar, oils, yeast, onion, garlic, cinnamon, nutmeg and other herbs and spices).

Note if the meal is gluten-free, lactose-free, and/or heart-healthy. Please post your recipe as a comment to this posting. No time limit!

1 comment:

Lona said...

Slice small pumpkin in half, take the seeds out and roast it. Cool, peel, cube and set aside.
Cook 2 cups quinoa. Mix in 2 T orange zest and cut up orange sections. Then mix in the cubed pumpkin.