Red Quinoa Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

After spending the weekend eating, drinking, and socializing in San Francisco, my to-do list was not looking very fun… but I was REALLY excited to get back into the kitchen. Unfortunately for me, the cupboards were a little bare, so I knew a big shop was in order. I […]

Black Bean and Quinoa Salad

After baking 50 cupcakes for a summer school event, then following that up with cake, frosting, and fondant this weekend, I was ready for a good, healthy meal. My favorite weeknight dinners are always the ones that just require a single bowl and fork or spoon. This one is […]

Quinoa with Broccoli Pesto

I think people who claim to hate vegetables just haven’t tried them in the right form. Show me someone who hates broccoli, and I can almost guarantee that this broccoli pesto will make them fall in love with it. This is another amazing recipe from 101 Cookbooks, which I […]

Lemon-Thyme Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable Salad

I spent all day thinking about this dinner. I realize to some people that might be a little obsessive, but I knew I had quinoa and a random assortment of vegetables at home, and I wanted to make something that would use up what I had on hand but […]

Thai Quinoa Salad

I’ve been on such a barley kick lately that quinoa kind of fell off the radar for a little while. While perusing the bulk bins at our local natural foods store, I saw the bin of quinoa and realized it had been too long since it made an appearance […]

Quinoa and Edamame Salad

My mom included quinoa in my last care package, and I was pretty stoked to see it.  Brown rice is fine, but I’m definitely starting to get a little tired of it, and I want to play around a little more with different whole grains. I found some fresh […]

Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

My jeans are telling me that it’s time to stop eating so much refined sugar, white flour, and red meat.  And when they tell me things like that, I listen.   Our move to Thailand was pushed back a week because my husband got really sick, so for our […]

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