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    Recipe: {Tricolor Quinoa with Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes} V+GF

Recipe: {Tricolor Quinoa with Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes} V+GF

A new go-to dish— easy enough to prepare while juggling a toddler and newborn, packed with nutrient-dense ingredients, satisfying and delicious! Ingredients 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 2 cups chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup pine nuts 2/3 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon minced garlic 4 cups [...]
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    Recipe: {Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Mustard-Tahini Dressing}

Recipe: {Chickpea & Quinoa Salad with Mustard-Tahini Dressing}

Quinoa salads are so easy to prepare. This salad is full of simple nutrient dense ingredients and is light but satisfying. You can make it ahead of time, keep it in the refrigerator and have a great option ready to go for a snack [...]
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    Recipe: {Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup with White Beans & Spinach}

Recipe: {Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup with White Beans & Spinach}

Ingredients 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 large sweet potato, or two smaller sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4 inch chunks 1 teaspoon thyme 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 1/2 cups cannellini beans 1/2 cup quinoa 4 cups spinach 6-8 cups vegetable stock Crushed red pepper flakes Salt [...]
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    Recipe: {Quinoa Salad w Pears, Baby Spinach & Chick Peas in a Maple Vinaigrette Dressing} GF+V

Recipe: {Quinoa Salad w Pears, Baby Spinach & Chick Peas in a Maple Vinaigrette Dressing} GF+V

Super healthy and hearty, quinoa is spectacularly versatile. This delicious salad from the Gluten-Free Goddess makes a nice light and flavorful dish ideal for lunches, picnics and potlucks. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 good handfuls of baby spinach leaves 1 large ripe pear or apple, chopped 1/2 cup chilled chick [...]
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    Recipe: {Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes with Ramps} V+GF Optional

Recipe: {Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes with Ramps} V+GF Optional

Simple, healthy, whole food is anything but ordinary in Vegetarian Everyday by David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl. The creators of the Green Kitchen Stories blog are known for their creative flavor combinations, gorgeous styling, and colorful photography. This is one of our family's favorite recipes from the vibrant cookbook. [...]
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    Recipe: {Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed w Quinoa, Mushrooms & Herbs} V+GF

Recipe: {Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed w Quinoa, Mushrooms & Herbs} V+GF

I could go on and on waxing poetic about Autumn. It's my favorite season... curling up by a toasty fire, taking an evening stroll in the crisp outdoor air, sipping spiced hot drinks, and enjoying the season's most festive foods like pumpkins, apples, and squash! I [...]

Recipe: {Crockpot Quinoa & Red Lentil Soup} V+GF

This delicious crockpot soup recipe from Savvy Vegetarian is light and easily digested, yet satisfying and nutritious. My husband and toddler love it- it's the perfect meal in a bowl and is even better the next day! Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa 3/4 cup uncooked small red lentils 1 tablespoon extra-virgin [...]