So I say to my husband, I’m tired of this. All I can figure out to eat anymore is a Flying Dutchman at In ‘N’ Out and nachos. Not that there’s anything wrong with either of those items, but my god, I’m not 20 anymore. It’s been crazy town around here and getting creative at dinner is becoming more difficult. Lunch? Forget it. My husband tells me to hit the showers and when I come out he commands that I sit down as he has something to show me. ‘Twas this –
That, my friends, is quinoa with almond roasted kale and a sunny-side up egg. I know because that man I’m married to made a big flourish, and demanded that I photograph this lovely lunch and post it on my blog. Big props to him, because I didn’t even know we had kale in the house. Almonds, of course, are everywhere.
While the greatest husband in the world did stop me from throwing in the towel for yet another day, I am getting really burned out on cooking for myself all the time since I can never, ever grab a sandwich for lunch. Plus, gluten-free bread is phhhhhpt, for the most part. And did I mention I’m over it? Yes, I’m enjoying creating sweets that are all g-free because that is the most important thing in the world. But I’m done with planning every gd meal. I swear after my biopsy in January I’m falling right off this wagon. Or not. Since my hot gastro doc has a way of scaring me straight.
Still, god bless that other hot man in my life for whipping up this delicious lunch. I do know how to pan roast the kale and toss in the almonds at the end (Heat 1 TB olive oil in pan, saute one clove of minced garlic until brown, throw in kale and cook until delicious. Throw almonds in at the last minute), and you know how to fry an egg and cook quinoa, right? I do believe there is a sprinkling of chives and mozzarella on top, for extra fun.
So if you’re at the end of your rope, meal-wise, try this. It’s good. Not Italian sub good, or grabbing a quick slice of pizza good, but still — damn good. Thanks dude.
Any good g-free lunch suggestions out there?