Friday, December 20, 2013

Marinated Cucumber Tomato Hemp Seed Salad, Butternut Squash Lentil Walnut Kale Curry, Today's Lunch!

TGIF!  What am I eating today!?  Well, here's a peak!

From top left - Butternut Squash, Lentil, and Kale Curry (Recipe Below), on the side - Cucumber, Tomato, and Hemp Seed/Hemp Heart Marinated Salad (Recipe Below), at bottom - store brought dried crisp "snapeas"...I found at a random store that aren't too bad but I will be dehydrating some of my own in the near future.


I used a Cucumber and a half and a Large Tomato for this.  After I cut them...I added the following...

3 T Red Wine Vinegar
2 T (or less) of Wholesome Sweeteners' Organic Sugar
1 to 2 T Hemp Seeds/Hemp Hearts (Manitoba Harvest)

I marinated it overnight in the frig.  It's very flavorful and yummy!  Since I haven't gotten cut with the decor in the Bento Boxes I'm hoping the colors of Red & Green will qualify for this week's Christmas Theme?

For the Butternut Squash, Lentil, Walnut, Kale Curry
I did the following...

1-pound of Butternut Squash
1 C Kale
1 Shallot
Splash of Grapeseed Oil (Wildtree Basil Pesto Flavor)
2 tea Curry Powder
1/2 C Walnuts
2 T Cilantro
Lime Juice to Taste

Participating in: Pin Me #64, Bento For Kidlet's Meatless Monday, Freedom Fridays, Bento Blog Network #116, Leftovers On Fridays, 

13 comments:

  1. TGIF! Great eats, especially the curry dish!

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    1. Thanks! I hope to do another Curry dish soon, too! :)

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  2. Great sounding meals! I LOVE tomato and cucumber salad =)

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    1. Thanks! I didn't do much food wise over the weekend so I am lacking for today's lunch...eeeek! I still have to do my dips and appetizers for tomorrow and plan for Christmas Morning....time is running out! Oh no!

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  3. Looks good! Glad you decided to share your photos on Orange you glad it's Friday. Please link back to the meme. Thanks for joining and I hope to see you again next Friday. Merry Christmas!

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  4. Everything looks amazing and yummy!!!

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    1. Thanks so much! Looking forward to yours!

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  5. Yummy! Thanks for linking up at Bento Blog Network! I'll add you to our blogroll!

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    1. Thanks! I'd LOVE that!!!!! You guys ROCK!

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  6. Everything looks delicious! Thanks for linking up at Leftovers on Fridays

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