How have you been? Seems like forever.
This past weekend we demolished Day 1 of a 6 week Boot Camp I’m hosting locally. We had the perfect weather and a great crowd. Locals if you’re interested, it’s every Saturday from 7am-8am. Full details can be found on my facebook page.
After the boot camp, I made this dessert to celebrate my dad’s birthday. (forgot to snap a picture) Everyone said it was good. I love pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin spice muffins, etc but I am not a fan of pure pumpkin or pumpkin pie. It’s growing on me. But I didn’t try the dessert because of that. It did get rave reviews from the fam though.
We shared some quality family times and can I just tell you it’s going to be a mad house in a couple years. We have four little boys in our family that are all 2 and under. All but one are walking right now and they are crazy as is. I can’t imagine when they start to wrestle one another!
Today I wanted to touch base on a couple tips to save time with Green Giant.
Disclaimer: I was provided a prize pack by General Mills through Platefull Co-Op but all opinions are always 100% true and my own.
I love veggie steamers. A lot. 99% of the time they are the go-to vegetable in our house. They’re quick, easy, and frozen at the peak season so they maintain all their nutrients.
I was given the opportunity to try any Green Giant product I wanted. Generally I go for the plain vegetables. No sauce, no potatoes, etc.
This time I stepped out of my comfort zone and tried one with noodles and sauce. Who am I?
I initially planned on creating a dish with it but I was honestly a little too antsy to wait so I busted it out for a snack.
I generally think saucy steamers aren’t the best in the flavor category so I typically made things homemade. These changed my mind about that. I was surprised at the tenderness of the noddles, the crispness of the broccoli (I know I’m not alone that some broccoli steamers leave you with mush), and the creaminess of the cheese sauce. It was really pretty darn good.
I want to try it again and add some shredded chicken to it.
One new thing that Green Giant has been trying to promote is creating easy and delicious meals with their steamers. I love this idea. These are just a couple you can find on their website.
How good do those quesadillas look?
Check out their website for more great recipes and a $1 off coupon!
Questions for you:
Do you use steamers at home?
What’s your favorite kind?
How would you incorporate them into a meal?