Friday, September 17, 2010

Easy Dinner Ideas & Vegetarian Brinner Bowl Part II

Thank you all for the feedback on your favorite easy & delicious meals.  Some of your brilliant ideas:

Last time, I posted about one of my favorite quick & easy vegetarian bowls and here is another:


  • Chopped veggies (tonight I used parsnips, onions and green peppers)
  • Eggs (any combination of eggs, egg whites or egg beaters)
  • Chili powder
  • Shredded cheese (I usually use a part skim Mexican blend)
  • Salsa


  • Spray frying pan with non-stick spray (or alternatively spread with a little butter or oil)
  • Add chopped veggies and chili powder and cook until veggies are starting to brown or are almost cooked through
  • Add eggs, cook through
  • Top with shredded cheese & salsa ( I like to add avocado too but I had none on hand)

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Easy breakfast for dinner! I always serve this with a side of fruit and toasted bread, pita or tortilla.

What are your plans for the weekend?  I am teaching Body Step Saturday morning, going to dinner with friends & walking the bridge/going to brunch with Lindsay.  Josh and I also have plans for yard & house work. Enjoy every minute of your weekend!!


Anonymous said...

Love the new layout! This weekend I'm hanging with the fam. I can't wait! Hope you have a fantastic weekend!

fittingbackin said...

Love the easy breakfast for dinner and LOVE the new look - cute! :) I don't know that i'll be working out this weekend - maybe Sunday evening. We'll be in Auburn for the clemson game - I leave tonight - CAN'T WAIT!

Heather said...

Love your new layout - so pretty and upbeat (just like you!!).

I'm teaching Group Power tomorrow morning, then going for a run with a friend. Sunday morning is Team Challenge training and relaxing with my boys in the afternoon!

Enjoy the weekend!

Republic Monetary Exchange said...

Love the new look! We're cleaning out our old house this weekend. No fun but it has to be done.

Kerr said...

I love breakfast for dinner. I am heading to Athens for the UGA game. Have a great weekend!

Angharad said...

LOVE the blog's new look! And thanks for the spicy chili shout out! Have a great weekend :)

Holly said...

I love your new blog background! So cheerful, just like you. :-)

Great easy dinner ideas! I LOVE sweet potato and black bean chili (I think the recipe I have is from you!). I can't wait until the weather cools down a teensy bit so I can make it!

This weekend I'm doing Habitat for Humanity, going out for a friend's birthday, and the Colts game on Sunday! Have a great weekend, girl!

Tracey said...

We make that dish all the time in my house. So easy to make and tastes really good. I like to add white pepper to the eggs while I'm cooking. I have a little obsession with white pepper lately:)

Lauren said...

BFD is one of the best easy quick and vegetarian friendly dinner options. You know I'm a fan! :)

Julie said...

i LOVE eggy brinner bowls!! i also really love pancakes for dinner hahah as if you didn't know that already. my quick fix dinners usually involve a mass influx of roasted veg with some sort of fish and goat cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeese :) hahaha typical julie.

love the new layout btw!

have fun this weekend girl :) i've got really no plans other than school work, sunday football and just chillin around the house!

Janetha @ meals + moves said...

thanks for all the great ideas and links! i have my eye on the sweet tater & bean chili. yum. it sounds like you have a fun weekend planned! <3

Naomi(Onefitfoodie) said...

ohh i love when bloggers share other links to recipes etc!! thank you for doing that!

this weekend is a jewish holiday so lots of family time!! sounds like you have a great weekend ahead of you!!

Alisa said...

I think "bowls" are my favorite meal in general. I serve my salads in a big bowl, stir fries, potatoes with veggies, etc. Chopsticks are often required with a bowl thought too.

Love the new look it looks great! Have fun walking and teaching.

BroccoliHut said...

You are so awesome for carrying around the stevia in your bag--I need to do that! NuNaturals is my favorite for liquid stevia:)
One of the sweetest things someone ever did for me is when Seth designed a shirt for me that had a picture of four things: an eye, a heart, a baby chick, and peas. Read it aloud and it says "I love chickpeas." Perf.

BroccoliHut said...

Ugh. Ignore that last comment--computer freaked out and posted comment from last blog.
Anyway, I LOVE breakfast for dinner, so I must try this recipe ASAP!

Stephanie @cookinfanatic said...

Happy Friday girl!
We're headed west to VA Tech to visit my little sister and watch the VA Tech/ECU game! After seeing JMU (where I went to school) upset VT and win last weekend it's going to be an interesting game with ECU vs. VT this weekend (the man went to ECU!) Either way I'm looking forward to the visit, I miss my sister! :)

Stephanie @cookinfanatic said...

Happy Friday girl!
We're headed west to VA Tech to visit my little sister and watch the VA Tech/ECU game! After seeing JMU (where I went to school) upset VT and win last weekend it's going to be an interesting game with ECU vs. VT this weekend (the man went to ECU!) Either way I'm looking forward to the visit, I miss my sister! :)

Bridget said...

Your new layout is so pretty!! I love breakfast for dinner, it is such an easy and delicious idea.

Megan D said...

I am loving your background! And I miss body step!!

Maria said...

Love the new look! Great meal ideas! Have a great weekend!

Michelle @ Find Your Balance said...

Hope you're having a good weekend! I met with my detox group today, tomorrow we're taking a cloth diapering workshop. Ha! I don't know if I want to go that route yet,but we'll see!

lynn said...

mmmm breakfast for dinner! tomorrow i'm supposed to go to a lobster fest - i haven't had lobster in years!

Rachael said...

I'm enjoying the new layout!
This weekend is all about my folks - trying to teach them to cook and eat more healthily, as recent health struggles have mandated. No complaints, though - I love spreading the word about more holistic lifestyles.
Enjoy the weekend!

Krista said...

I just made myself a quick veggie bowl for lunch...brown rice, raosted red pepper, cheese and a chopped up veggie dog. Delish!

Crazy weekend over here with a hockey AND soccer tournament. Thankfully they're both done now!!

Love the new blog look, hun...

We Are Not Martha said...

Yum, yum! I would totally put that in a tortilla and be the happiest girl ever! Hope your weekend has been fabulous :)

LOVE the new layout!


CaSaundraLeigh said...

Oo looks super easy and super tasty--I love anything with eggs!!

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