5pp, dinner, lunch, Recipes

Pesto Quinoa Zucchini Boats

pesto quinoa zucchini boats |my skinny sweet tooth

I seem to always have zucchini on hand these days. It’s in season and there are uses upon uses for them things. I’ll never tire of the “zoodles” herehere, or even here, but it’s time to switch things up a bit. 🙂

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3pp, dinner, lunch, Recipes

mushroom & swiss quinoa burger

mushroom & swiss quinoa burger | my skinny sweet tooth

One of the hardest things about joining Weight Watchers, I thought, would be cutting red meat out of my diet. I’d much rather spend my points on dessert than a burger or chicken leg. However, one thing I wouldn’t toss away are mushroom and swiss burgers. I’ve always loved them.

I can still have a mushroom and swiss burger with real meat and be totally fine. That’s what weight watchers is for! 🙂 But after a weekend getaway of indulging in more red meat than I would have liked, I made a delicious version of a mushroom and swiss, vegetarian style.  The base of the “burger” is tricolor quinoa (great protein source!). It’s nothing crazy. I see quinoa burgers everywhere nowadays. So why not make some of your own at home? It’s super easy, tasty, and quick to throw together.
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