Thursday Night Dinner

Guys.  It’s Thursday but I don’t have to work tomorrow. 

SO IT’S KIND OF LIKE FRIDAY!

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Also.  After work I’m tasting wedding cake with my mom, sister, and Jay.  

So, I don’t have to work tomorrow, and I might eat cake for dinner. 

Everyone has to eat dinner, right?

In the event that you won’t be eating cake for dinner tonight, may I suggest this?  

Wilted Spinach with Raisins and Pine nuts with couscous. 

I made it the other night for dinner, and it was SO good.  I mean, delicious.  Also, I used the kind of couscous that takes 5 minutes to cook, and the spinach takes c. 30 seconds to make so….it was nice and quick. 

Add spinach, raisins, and pine nuts to wilt

You can click here to see how I made the spinach – it was so easy!

Serving bowl if you'd like

Then, for the couscous, I just stirred in some stuff that I like.  Feta, capers, parsley, salt, olive oil, and cubed crisped salami that I cooked just like bacon because….I wanted a very-close-to-vegetarian-meal?  I don’t understand me sometimes, but it worked really well. 

Dinner of spinach and couscous

We ended up with tons of veggies, a little starch, and a little protein.  YUM.  

Couscous or barley or quinoa are so easy in this way – mix in whatever you’d like, and create a side dish that could easily double as a meal!  I love throw-together meals like this that are SO delicious but simple. 

Couscous with wine

Perfect for a cake-tasting Thur-Friday. 

Enjoy!

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