This afternoon my children wanted to tag along to the eye doctor
with me. My daughter hopped in her pink push car and my son grabbed
his bike helmet and rode behind us. The doctor managed to check my
eyes with two kids bouncing around the room!
When we returned, they were ready to cook. We opted to create
Beef Fried Rice, except instead of rice, I used quinoa for a
It turned out delish!
(This recipe also tastes great vegetarian, or with chicken,
tofu, or shrimp.)
You will need two pans and one pot with a lid for the
Cook the quinoa first and set aside.
Spray another pan with olive oil and on medium high heat, add
beef. Season with salt and pepper to taste and hamburger seasoning.
Drizzle on 1 Tbsp. soy sauce. While the beef if cooking, chop it
into tiny pieces. Cook for about eight minutes or until meat is
completely cooked through. Sprinkle in the diced green onion.
In another large pan, spray olive oil spray, add carrots,
broccoli (and onion if you have it). Pour on sesame oil. Sauté
about six-eight minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
Add cooked meat and cooked quinoa to the large veggie pan.
Drizzle on honey and 2 tsp. soy sauce. Mix.
Create a small opening in the pan and crack two eggs and
scramble. Blend eggs with entire mixture for about five minutes or
until eggs are cooked.
Mandy is a mom of two children, who hopes to inspire families to have fun in the kitchen together.
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