For the Italian Quinoa

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp chicken bullion
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

Preheat your thermos. Bring the water to a boil. Once the water boils, use the water in the thermos to rinse the quinoa. Once the quinoa is rinsed dump it into the thermos, add all of the seasonings and then the boiling water. Give the thermos a shake, lay it on its side and let the quinoa cook for 35-40 mins.

For the sausage

  • 1 Tblsp olive oil
  • 1/2 of an onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3/4 lb of Italian sausage
  • 1 (14 oz) can diced Italian tomatoes
  • salt and pepper

Heat the oil in a skillet. Add onion and pepper and saute until tender. Add sausage and cook until no longer pink. Drain any excess oil. Add tomatoes and heat through. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve sausage mixture over quinoa. Serve with a nice green salad and some bread on the side for a complete dinner. Enjoy!

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