>I wasn’t up for much of a culinary adventure tonight because I’m GRUMPY, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t whip up a healthy and delicious little dinner. It was super easy and only took 45 minutes from start to finish. Let’s see what’s going on:
First, preheat the oven to 375˚.
The first thing I did for efficiency was prep my:
Brussel Sprouts (serves about 4)
because they came like this:
Baked Tilapia (serves 2)
2 tilapia filets
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp garlic
pepper to taste
Combine the lemon juice, oil, and garlic in a small bowl. Using a spoon, spread half the mixture onto each filet (your fish should be on a baking sheet). Sprinkle with pepper.
Pop this into the oven. If you’re also cooking the brussel sprouts, these can go on the bottom rack. The fish will take about 25 minutes to bake, check for the edges to brown and the fish to flake easily.
Once you have those baking, it’s time to make your:
Coconut Milk Sweet Potatoes (serves about 4)
1 large sweet potato
3 tsp fresh ginger root
1/2 C coconut milk
Poke holes in the sweet potato and put it in the microwave for 10 minutes, flipping over halfway through. Check to see that it’s super soft throughout. If not, put it back in for 2 minutes.
Meanwhile, grate the ginger into a bowl. When the potato is ready, let it sit until you can handle it, then pull the peel off. Throw it in the bowl and add your coconut milk. Mash it or use a hand mixer for super creamy potatoes. You could also throw everything in the food processor. Add more milk if necessary for creaminess.
And that’s all there is to it. Once you do that, you will have a beautiful, delicious plate of food that looks like this: