If you have leftover cooked rice or quinoa during your Daniel Fast, a stir fry with vegetables is a good way to repurpose those leftovers. Quinoa works as well as rice for this dish, but provides more protein to your meal – about 8g protein and 5g of fiber in one cup of quinoa. You can choose […]
Quick Dinner Ideas
Here is a collection of our favorite simple weeknight recipes. I'm always trying out new recipes for a quick and easy to make dinner. Most of these recipes can be made in 15-30 minutes without complicated ingredients or cooking techniques. You'll also note some of these meals are vegan and/or gluten free.
These quinoa stuffed bell peppers are a great vegetarian source of protein, fiber, and nutrients and perfect for a Daniel Fast. The Mediterranean flavors provide some fresh, crunchy, and salty flavor to mix up an ordinary stuffed bell pepper dish. I like to use bell peppers of different colors – red, green, orange, and yellow – because they […]
We love burritos and burrito bowls, and thankfully you can make your own quick dinner at home for much less than you would pay for takeout. Although fajita beef and chicken are a delicious inclusion, you can also make a veggie burrito bowl with beans, rice, and toppings that would be great as part of […]
This spaghetti squash and veggie meatball recipe makes a quick and easy dinner. It’s also perfect for a Daniel fast recipe or anyone trying to eat vegan or vegetarian. This may remind you of spaghetti and meatballs, but the flavors and textures are a little different. I like to appreciate and anticipate those differences with vegetarian meals, because when I […]
I love the idea of freezer cooking to save time, but sometimes I’m overwhelmed by the long shopping lists and amount of time and work that goes into the preparation. But freezer cooking – and the time saving benefits – don’t need to involve complicated recipes at all. Ground beef (or ground turkey) is versatile […]
One of our favorite options for a quick and easy dinner is some type of sandwich or burger. These turkey burgers are quick to make in bulk, and can then be frozen for about three months. These were a definite easy option when preparing freezer meals before our third child was born. With 3lbs of […]