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Go Crazy for Couscous This Week

Get your good carbs in this week with a meal plan that’s all about this culinary staple.

Renée
June 4, 2019
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Craving Couscous?

Did you know that couscous is actually closer to pasta in terms of how it’s made and shaped by hand? All the more reason to love this versatile grain. Get creative with couscous in the kitchen this week with this meal plan of diverse dishes that are nutritious and bring out the best of what couscous has to offer. From energizing breakfasts to satisfying snacks to nourishing dinners, we’ve got your couscous needs covered.

Chipotle Roasted Vegetable Couscous

Chipotle Roasted Vegetable Couscous

StreetSmart Kitchen

This veggie-packed dish can be whipped up in under half an hour, perfect for those weeknights when you just want to get some food ready ASAP. Chipotle adobo adds an edge of smoky, lightly spiced tang that ties the roasted veggies and couscous together.

Toasted Couscous Salad

Toasted Couscous Tomato Salad

A Hint of Rosemary

With a short ingredient list, this toasted salad brings out the best of its star ingredients and keeps the prep to a minimal. It’s perfect to bring to go for a nourishing lunch that is full of fresh flavours.

Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Bowl

Scrambled Tofu Breakfast Bowl

I Love Vegan

Start your morning the right way with this breakfast bowl that is the perfect balance of all the protein, carbs, and healthy fats that you need to get into gear for the rest of your day. Tofu scramble is not only an awesome source of plant-based protein, but blends perfectly with the tastes and textures of the veggies and nutty couscous.

Stuffed Squash

Leek & Mushroom Couscous Stuffed Squash

I Love Vegan

Leftover couscous works perfectly in this vegetarian stuffed squash, packed with leeks, mushrooms and bold flavour. Chickpeas and pecans enhance the nuttiness of the couscous, which work with an awesome vegetable medley for the perfect healthy dinner.

Couscous Chicken Strips

Parmesan Cous Cous Crusted Chicken Strips

OnePotChef

Are those hunger pangs nudging you towards your takeout menu? Try out this healthier version of chicken strips instead, coated with couscous and parmesan before being baked in the oven. Not only will you definitely feel less guilty about eating quick and easy dish, but it tastes a lot better than fast food too. Who said eating healthy meant sacrificing taste?

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