I can always rely on my freezer to have nutritious vegetables stocked. Veggies make up the bulk of my meals but when I’m really busy, it can be hard to make it to the store to purchase fresh veggies This recipe is simple, makes 5 hearty portions (perfect for leftovers throughout the week) and is under $5 a serving to make!
What you need:
- Quinoa – Pantry, $6.99
- Lima Beans – Freezer, $2.00
- Corn – Freezer, $2.00
- Two Green Onion Stalks – Fresh $ 1.99
- Two Roma Tomatoes – Fresh $1.50 or canned, chopped & drained
- Salt, Pepper & Cumin to taste – Pantry
This video is the second installment that I shot with Green Giant in Los Angeles in December. I was excited to partner with a brand that promotes affordability, convenience and nutrition for my readers who do not live next door to a Whole Foods and are forced to shop at regular and sometimes limited grocery stores.
On my site, I try to promote a variety of different workouts and diets. No one size fits all and it’s important to have a few recipes under your belt when you are short on time and trying to avoid getting take out. Plan your meals ahead of time to ensure weight loss/maintenance success. This is a great side dish or main meal.