What did you have for lunch today?
Was it tasty? Was it healthy? Was it difficult to make?
Did you buy it from a store? Did you reheat it?
Lunch, for me, is usually reheated leftovers. Or some ingredients smushed between two pieces of bread. I love eating lunch, but I rarely make it. When I whip up “spring rolls”, though, I feel good about lunch. It tastes nice. It’s fresh, and yummy, and there’s no guilt involved. It’s healthy and fun to make.
If you want to make my version of spring rolls you only need two things: rice paper and veggies. No deep fat fryer involved!
There’s this tiny little vegetarian restaurant very close to where I live. It has delicious food, great music, and uses old desks as its tables – desks whose drawers are stuffed to the brim with hangman games, poems and quotes. It’s one of my favourite places to go out to eat because it’s both cheap and delicious, without being fast food.
Last week, I was craving their nachos – a mile-high plate of colourful veggies, tortilla chips and other assorted yum-yums. But since I’m on a strict, self-imposed, (slightly flexible) ban on going out for dinner, I decided to try and recreate them at home. To great success! Not only was the process quick & simple, the product was downright delectable.