Dinner was quick and easy tonight, although I don’t really have a name for it.  I guess I’ll call it – Asian-style shrimp & couscous.

I used Near East wheat couscous.

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And thawed some frozen shrimp from Trader Joe’s.

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For veggies I added:

  • Onions
  • Spinach
  • Twig Beans

Wondering what the heck Twig Beans are?  It’s the Japanese translation for Edamame! 

Eda = “twig” and Mame = “bean”.  Huh, who knew? 

Edamame is a great source of protein and fiber.

I sauteed the onions in a tbsp of evoo and garlic until they were translucent, then added the spinach and shrimp.

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Once the couscous was ready (it only takes 5 min.), I added that in as well.

And to make it flavourful, I added a dash of each of these.

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And here was the end result.

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With some sriracha on the edge for some heat!

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I also managed to save some room for my favorite sorbet from Trader Joe’s.

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This is such a great refreshing dessert on a hot night!

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I am now off to begin reading a new book at the recommendation of my brother.

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Nudge is about behavioral economics.  It’s about the choices we make, and improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness.

Has anyone read Nudge?  Did you like it/dislike it?

Tomorrow morning I am trying out a new breakfast item!  It’s something I’ve never made before, so let’s hope it’s not disastrous.

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