Easy Summer Dishes

Not the prettiest plate – but it’s what it looked like when I slopped it on there!

One of my favorite things about summer time, is all of the fresh fruits and veggies available to us.

I also love grilling out!!

Do you think God made all fruits and vegetables colorful for a reason?

He really did think of everything!  They’re eye-catching, and we desire all of the colors.

What color is bread?


Exactly, not a good color.  Try and eat fewer of the “BLAH” colors!!

I just wanted to share a little of my meal with you from this weekend.  We had some organic chicken on the grill (a little olive oil, a little pepper)… topped with fresh bruschetta.  (Minus the bread!)

We had some quinoa mixed with organic kidney beans, fresh steamed green beans, and red pepper, and some acorn squash.

I like to make my acorn squash in the crock pot so I don’t have to think about it again.  I wash, drop it in – put a cup of water in – and cook for 4-6 hours.  Take it out – cut and gut it.   Perfection!

Watermelon was for dessert.

Tonight I baked for the next two days to try to get a head start on our week!  Our LAST week, before school starts!

Hope you are enjoying the last few weeks or days of summer time!  Looks like July is going to finish out to be a HOT one!!  Stay hydrated and keep cool!

“For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to Him.”

2 Chronicles 16:9a



Posted on July 16, 2012, in Food To Try and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Do you cook the squash in the crockpot on high or low? I want to try this.

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