I find that Nick and I are very different too. He is constantly craving green foods like Thai green curry, guacamole or a big bowl of kale. Not me. I constantly crave burgers and fries, pasta, and pizza. And I generally live on those three foods in rotation with a lot of dessert and cookies and other carbs thrown in. To balance it out, since I'm the one cooking and often dictating the menu, I make Nick a big salad with every dinner and a green smoothie with breakfast. It seems to work well for us but after talking to our friends, I was inspired to make something specifically geared towards Nick. As you can tell from my last three food posts (burritos, burgers and grilled cheese), I tend to cook for myself because I'm a selfish human being.
This quinoa taco bowl is perfect for Nick. It is gluten-free but still has a filling grain and is full of lime, cilantro, romaine lettuce, and my homemade guacamole. The recipe only calls for black beans but we cooked some chicken with taco seasoning for extra protein.
It was healthy and delicious yet I found myself eating cheese and crackers afterwards because my body loves dairy (in small amounts) and gluten. C'est la vie. Ce n'est pas dificile!