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Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese Roll-Ups!

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Green, greens, greens – the darker the leaves the better!! Try my tasty ‘Swiss Chard and Goat Cheese Roll-Ups’, they are to die for!!

Ingredients:

  • 10-12 Swiss chard leaves – rainbow or rhubarb chard
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil or virgin coconut oil
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 carrots thinly slices
  • 1 red pepper chopped
  • Sea salt and fresh ground back pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of low sodium vegetable broth
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup of crumbled chevre (goat cheese)
  • 1 1/2 low sodium (organic) tomato sauce

How to make:

  • Cut think ribs of chard and thinly slice stems and set them aside.
  • Add cut chard to a pot of boiling water – cook until wilted
  • Remove to a baking sheet lined with kitchen towel and spread leaves out – let cool
  • Heat oil in a frying pan on medium heat
  • Add chard stems, garlic, carrots, red pepper, sea salt and pepper – saute 3-5 mins
  • Stir in quinoa then pour in vegetable broth – bring to a boil then cover and reduce heat – 12-15 mins
  • Remove from heat and squeeze in lemon juice and stir in goat cheese
  • Pour tomato sauce into a casserole dish and set on baking sheet
  • Take one chard leaf at a time and spoon in 2 tbsp of quinoa mixture
  • Fold bottom sides in and roll to enclose filling
  • Place into casserole dish over the tomato sauce
  • preheat oven to 375 F and cook for 20-25 minutes

This serves approximately 4 people!

Enjoy 🙂

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My name Jennifer Van Barneveld-Pe and this is a collection of my experiences through blogging on balancing the life of a Fitness Expert/Nutritionist and brand new Mommy.

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