Tag Archives : Quinoa


Greens Salad with Avocado, Chickpeas, Quinoa and Hummus Dressing 2

Greens Salad with Avocado, Chickpeas, Quinoa and Hummus Dressing is a hearty, yet easy to make salad that is sure to satisfy even the biggest appetite!  “Call me, I need to share some recipes that I have been doing ….” Last week I got a text from Vivian at KyV Farm that she came up with […]

Greens Salad with Avocado, Chickpeas, Quinoa and Hummus Dressing

Savory Chinese Five Spice Rabe and Quinoa

Mix it up with Savory and Aromatic Five Spice Broccoli Rabe over Quinoa 2

Sometimes you just have to break out of the mold. I find myself doing this in many ways lately.  Leaving Corporate America is scary but was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.  I find myself knee deep in all sorts of new things.  I’ve never been able to spend much time with my […]


The Most Important Thing and a Recipe for Savory Quinoa Florentine 1

Before I get to my Savory Quinoa Florentine recipe – I’ll share a tidbit I learned over my long 35 year life. Make the time to do the important things.  What are the important things? Think about what means the  most to you. How would you feel if that thing was no longer there? Could you just […]

Quinoa Florentine

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Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge 11

Surprise and delight your friends with this Decadent Black Bean and Quinoa Brownie Fudge!  Over a week ago I had this post read to print when the unthinkable happened.  In an effort to get back to some normalcy and keep my mind off things I am up and looking at my site and want to […]


Kale 3 Ways – Cheesy Kale Tomato Sauce, Kale Basil Pesto and Quinoa Power Bowl 8

Kale 3 Ways – Cheesy Kale Tomato Sauce, Kale Basil Pesto and Quinoa Power Bowl There was a certain time during our camping trip last week that I took my life into my own hands. I was in a stare down with a tired and hungry 4 year old after a day of sun and […]

Quinoa Power Bowl

Savory Veggie Burger with Vegan Cheese

Three Tips on How to make a Great Vegan Veggie Burger (and a Savory Veggie Burger Recipe)! 7

  I’ve finally discovered the secrets to making great tasting great veggie or bean burgers when they used to fall apart, turning into mush. The first secret is some flour – any kind will do; add it a tablespoon at a time until the mixture is firmer but only just stays together.  (This does take […]


Looking for a last minute dinner idea? Try this Black Bean Stew with Quinoa plus 7 Amazing Black Bean Recipes.

 Black Bean Stew with Quinoa Do you ever get home from work tired and without any sort of plan for dinner?  That’s the time that fast food starts looking palatable.  I say – don’t do it!  Reach for a few cans out of the pantry or pre-cooked frozen beans and grab the quinoa. It only […]

Avocado, Mango and Caribbean Black Bean Tostada

Kale Maple Blueberry Smoothie Parfait

Layer it up! Recipes in a jar, 2 Ways – Kale Maple Blueberry Smoothie Parfait and Kale and Quinoa Salad in a Jar 10

“Leaving the tiny Bed and Breakfast in the English countryside we looked at our bill and it listed charges for water and electricity.  We walked to our tiny car, hopped in and wound our way through the narrow streets, lined with 10 foot hedgerows and finally managed to find a grocery store – where they […]


Warm Fruited Quinoa

Olive oil, various fruits, nuts and warm spices are typical in Moroccan cuisine – so here I did a twist on that with quinoa and olive oil and then added some dried fruits and seasoned it simply with salt and pepper. If you feel adventurous try adding any of the following herbs and spices: Fresh […]

Warm Fruited Quinoa

Gingery Kale and Quinoa Power Salad with Garlic Herb Cashews

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This month my favorite natural food store, Native Sun Natural Foods Market, has quinoa on sale in the bulk bin – so I hope you are all ok with a few quinoa posts!  Quinoa IS one of the trendy foods of 2013, so just think, we’ll be ahead of the curve. This is one of […]