quinoa

Quinoa Pasta w. Asparagus, Spring Peas & Cherry Tomatoes

By |March 15th, 2015|

This delicious dish is perfect for Spring. It’s simple and easy to prepare, light yet satisfying, packed with healthy seasonal vegetables and best of all, kid-approved.
Ingredients

8 ounces quinoa pasta
3 tablespoons […]

California Citrus Salad w. Quinoa & Toasted Walnuts

By |March 8th, 2015|

Mildly sweet oro blanco grapefruit and luscious blood oranges and are paired with peppery arugula, tiny pearls of quinoa, creamy avocado and crunchy walnuts for a simple, healthy and delicious salad. It doesn’t get more “California” than […]

Spinach & Quinoa Patties in a Bowl

By |January 1st, 2015|

These delicious and nutritious spinach and quinoa patties from Green Kitchen Stories are a complete source of protein and are full of flavor. They can be enjoyed alone with a […]

Tofu Broccoli Quiche in a Quinoa Crust

By |June 2nd, 2014|

This vegan and gluten-free “quiche” from Julie Morris’ Superfood Kitchen is perfect for Spring. Made with tofu and stuffed with broccoli, it is a very healthy dish so I added a […]

Tricolor Quinoa w. Pesto, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomatoes

By |April 11th, 2014|

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 […]

Chickpea & Quinoa Salad w. Mustard-Tahini Dressing

By |March 24th, 2014|

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 […]

Sweet Potato Quinoa Soup w. White Beans & Spinach

By |March 11th, 2014|

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 […]

Quinoa Salad w. Pears, Baby Spinach & Chick Peas in a Maple Vinaigrette Dressing

By |December 16th, 2013|

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 […]

Quinoa & Cauliflower Cakes w. Ramps

By |October 21st, 2013|

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, […]

Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed w. Quinoa, Mushrooms & Herbs

By |October 2nd, 2012|

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 […]