The Biggest Quiche Failure + May and June Schedule

I tried to make a quiche with an almond crust the other day. That didn’t turn out too well, but the filling was scrumptious with wilted arugula, mushrooms, and creamy garlic-herb goat cheese. So basically I had frittata with smooshed almond meal crust on the side. Don’t you just love having mushy garlicky almond crust with your eggs?

#actuallynotthatbad

This quick and easy dinner was a success! I mixed leftover cubed squash with beans, corn, mushrooms, and scallions before baking it with cheddar on top. Served with avocado.

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Whipped banana oatmeal with fresh and amazing blackberries and hearty granola.

Enchiladas never get old to me! This was made with green tomatillo sauce, sweet potatoes, and lots of black beans and old cheddar.

A random stuffed squash with quinoa stir-fry. Weird, I know… but delicious! Have you ever had stuffed squash? I made this acorn squash with butter, spinach, goat cheese, and parmesan. It was super yummy.

Speaking of super yummy, you guys need to give butternut squash mac and cheese a try. This dish was creamy, cheesy, and satisfied by craving for warm comfort food.

Leftovers the next day (yup I ate the whole dish in two servings).

And some tofu curry with eggplant, peppers, spinach, and cashews. Lime wedges, too, which I’m glad I used because they went black and moldy the next day.

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Believe it. More enchiladas. More beans.

And again. Sorry, it was finals week. πŸ˜‰

Simple oatmeal with a scattering of chocolate chips and crunchy granola. Chopped pear cooked inside.

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A huge batch of granola was made and devoured while FaceTiming Grandma, who lived in the Wei home for a couple weeks after her surgery. Now Grandma’s feeling a lot better and moved from Coquitlam back to her apartment in Burnaby. But it was nice to FaceTime her every day!

Ooey, gooey brie and goat cheese vegetable sandwich with heaps of kale pesto.

Repeat dinner. I promise this is the last of beans you’ll see.

Pink raspberry oats with crushed sunbutter cookie dough ball and cashews.

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Oh sorry, I lied about the beans. THIS is the last you’ll see of them. I swear. Yes, I made about 3 batches of enchiladas in the last month. Oh my.

This dinner looks like one of those “divide your plate like this” pictures. The fish was so freaking good with butter, cayenne, paprika, and garlic. Roasted veggies and rice with a spoonful of Madhulika’s (roommate) Israeli couscous.

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Banana oatmeal with a hearty square of coconut flour banana bread with chocolate chips. See my last post for the recipe!

Microwaved a square of lasagna one night (thawed overnight in the freezer) with some wilted spinach. Who’s got time to cook wash a sink full of dishes? Well, I kind of do. But not during finals week.

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You’re not seeing double and I swear this was a different day πŸ™‚ Different plate, same sandwich. Brie, get in my mouth ASAP.

Another day I made a dish full of quinoa vegetable “mac and cheese”. Loaded with carrots and broccoli, this warming supper was truly delicious and mostly guilt-free. Because, quinoa.

Now that finals are over, I’ve been doing lots of volunteering! Here’s the schedule:

  • MONDAY: 8:00 to 11:00 doing Patient Registration at the Grand River Hospital, afternoon at Waterloo Sports Medicine Physiotherapy (I gave two ultrasounds on my first day – it was super fun!)
  • TUESDAY: Morning at Waterloo Sports Medicine Physiotherapy
  • WEDNESDAY: Morning as a fitness assistant at Parkwood Senior Home, afternoon meeting with Peer Health Education team
  • THURSDAY: Morning at KidsAbility School for autistic children
  • FRIDAY: MorningΒ as a fitness assistant at Parkwood Senior Home
  • Weekends are spent either at Community of Hearts Yoga for Yoga Teacher Training OR relaxing (eat + groceries + eat + yoga + eat).

Soon I will have aerial silks lessons on Thursday evenings! I couldn’t be more excited to get back on the silks after a whole year away. And… acro yoga twice a week! MY FAVOURITE.

Also see how I mostly just volunteer in the mornings? That’s because I like to cook, nap, cook, then do yoga in the afternoons. And eat, of course. πŸ˜‰

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I put the mat outside my room so I can work on some poses! The side crow is my new challenge. Also, check out my school’s fitness schedule. Isn’t it wonderful!? I can’t wait to try some of the new classes.

That’s it for today…

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What do you think of these?

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Okie, that’s really it. Have a great afternoon, everyone!

17 thoughts on “The Biggest Quiche Failure + May and June Schedule

  1. I have heard of making mac and cheese with squash and am totally baffled by this idea, I will definitely be trying that out!
    Can I just say once again that you are a superwoman with all your activities?! You are definitely ambitious, I am very impressed with your ability to squeeze it all in!

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    1. Yay! I think you will absolutely love it. πŸ™‚ Because who wouldn’t love a warm, cheesy plate of squash and pasta?! Amazing.
      Hahaha thank you! But it’s just a couple of hours a week, which is much more manageable without school or exams. What are you summer plans?

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  2. A long long LONG time ago, I actually made a lentil-soup stuffed acorn squash for dinner! It tasted amazing but I overcooked the acorn squash! Sort of fail, eh? Anyways, I still think the quiche looks phenomenal, even if to you it didn’t do well haha! Another great compilation of eats once again–I am droooooling with the cubed squash with beans and avocado, quinoa stir-fry stuffed squash, tofu curry, enchiladas and salmon with quinoa and veggies!

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    1. That actually sounds absolutely amazing. Unfortunately I haven’t had too much success with lentils because I always seem to overcook them and turn them to mush, even when I follow all the instructions.
      It always blows me away how similar our tastes are πŸ™‚ I wish I could make food as pretty as yours though, haha!

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      1. I know that some stores carry pre-cooked lentils so you don’t have to worry about overcooking them! πŸ™‚ and thank you so much! Sometimes I feel as if my creations look a bit too complicated, though! I’m trying to simplify a bit more like you do!

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      1. I had to Google both of those to see what they look like πŸ™‚ I like how you explore with lots of ethnic food. I’ve never tried making falafel from scratch, but it’s on the to-make list for once I get a food processor.

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      2. Indian food is a lot of fun to eat and cooking isn’t TOO hard if you just made a couple of things at a time. Most of what I make freezes well so I can create a feast with leftovers and some bought items ie desserts or pappadums.

        I think it’s almost time to make some samosas with paneer cheese, potatoes, peas and lots of spices.

        Falafel isn’t hard to make but again, it’s the frying that’s a deterrent. Luckily they also freeze well. πŸ™‚

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  3. I never did quiche before but your photos are always so amazing that I had no idea it was a recipe “flop” until I read it lol! I’m sure it was delicious either way ^^ everyone has their days of happy accidents, I’m no stranger when it comes to baking!

    Aerial silks lessons sounds so graceful!

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    1. Thanks for the comment! I’ll definitely be trying to make a quiche again next time… with a store-bought crust πŸ˜‰
      What was your biggest silly baking mistake or accident? Love funny stories like those! I once made cookies that spread so much that they covered the entire pan and I had to cut them all into squares with a knife.
      Thanks! It looks beautiful and easy but it can be painful and so strenuous. Still love it though!

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      1. Store bought crusts and doughs are my best friend! Takes a lot of the guesswork out. I know how to make pie dough from scratch but it still doesn’t come out as good as the store stuff lol.

        My biggest ones tend to involve cookies, especially the shapes ones or decorative ones. (Which is why I just stick to drop cookies lol!) I got this adorable Sanrio cookie cutter set and decided to make sugar cookies with them, and they turned into blobs instead ^^;. And then I made the regular decorated sugar cookies with the royal icing, but my icing was super runny and did not want to set properly 😦 so everything looked sloppy. They still tasted good at least, but that was the last time I’ve done that lol.

        I had the cookie spreading problem before! Ironically I also wanted to make a giant cookie “cake” with the same batch so it worked out in the end ^^;; even if it was a square cookie

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