Tuesday, April 27, 2010

I'm Coo Coo for Cous Cous

One of my new favorite, super easy side dishes.

Pour a cup of this into a saucepan

Add a couple handfuls or more of any frozen veggie mixture (I like Trader Joe's Frozen Foursome Medley)

 Get it up to a boil and then add a cup of whole wheat couscuos

Now here is where I stop, dish out my 3 year old's portion and then proceed to make it into something truly yummy (I know I get excited about weird things)

A dash or two of balsamic vinegar, then fluff that couscous

And then top it off with a tablespoon of fat free feta cheese

I've made this the last few nights and have even eaten the leftovers for snack the following day. I've paired it with my 4 oz. meatloaf cupcakes, freshly steamed green beans, and corn for a very satisfying, low calorie yet filling meal.

What is one of your favorite side dishes?


  1. Hey, I just found your blog and it's really cute and great. I discovered farro which I make into a salad using just about anything you have sitting in the fridge. Totally filling and good for you.

  2. I just found your blog. I look forward to following you.

    My side dishes are a little boring. Yours sounds great! I like steamed veggies with fresh parm cheese on them. I also love fresh spinach, craisins and a little mozzarella cheese topped with a balsamic vinegar dressing.


  3. Thanks ladies for stopping by and dropping off some comment luv... (so much better than cookies on your doorstep.) I had to google farro(since I had no idea what the heck it was) and found a really yummy balsamic, mushroom and farro dish! Looked delish!

  4. Okay, that just made my mouth water! Sounds delicious! I think I will be trying that and taking it to work as my lunch