blueberry quinoa tabbouleh

blueberry quinoa tabbouleh

I used fresh blueberries instead of tomatoes and quinoa instead of bulgar wheat for a fresh (and gluten-free) version of Tabbouleh salad! There’s tons of fresh mint and parsley plus a generous amount of zippy lemon garlic dressing. It’s just the thing to bring to a...
turkey picadillo chili with quinoa

turkey picadillo chili with quinoa

Turkey chili is made with the unexpected addition of picadillo seasonings, olives and raisins, and a hearty dose of quinoa stands in for beans. It is not your everyday chili, and it is totally delicious! It is ready in 40 minutes flat! I originally shared this same...
black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

This black bean and quinoa salad with mango and avocado is a delicious gluten-free side salad for potlucks, parties and summertime picnics, and the left-overs make a healthy vegan lunch. Last week I was gearing up for some recipe development for you guys but was...
30-minute mexican quinoa stuffed acorn squash

30-minute mexican quinoa stuffed acorn squash

These Cheesy Mexican Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash take 30 minutes to make, and they are naturally gluten-free and vegetarian. A couple weeks ago, I had my annual check up, and my doc told me she wanted to check my Vitamin D levels. She explained that since we get zero...
gluten free walnut and kale quinoa stuffing

gluten free walnut and kale quinoa stuffing

Here is an easy, healthy and gluten-free twist on Thanksgiving stuffing. This quinoa stuffing is mixed with kale, walnuts, dried cranberries and sage. The flavors are traditional, but there is no bread or gluten. I remember, a million years ago when the dinosaurs...
pork meatballs with sauteed cabbage

pork meatballs with sauteed cabbage

Here is another quick weeknight meal today. These pork meatballs with sauteed cabbage are a yummy way to use cabbage from your CSA and they are gluten-free because I used quinoa instead of breadcrumbs to bind them. I am filled with energy today. I feel like I want to...
lentil quinoa bowls with coriander and lemon

lentil quinoa bowls with coriander and lemon

I’m not sure if it was my inner food stylist that needed to make these lentil and quinoa bowls. Or if there was some sort of biological need for nutrient dense vegetarian food. Or maybe the idea of lemon and coriander just sparked it. I just started thinking about...
meyer lemon quinoa

meyer lemon quinoa

Easy Meyer lemon quinoa with coconut oil, shallot and thyme, with a touch of honey. An quick recipe to get on the stove (only 12 minutes of active time) and it goes so well with so many weeknight meals. Gluten-free and dairy-free. What Inspired This Lemon Quinoa...
50 healthy quinoa recipes

50 healthy quinoa recipes

I have been so excited to share this round-up with you all, that I decided to post it a day early! I have been pulling together quinoa recipes for weeks, and I am bursting at the seams with them. It was one of those times when I just couldn’t stop, and before...
cherry berry breakfast cookies

cherry berry breakfast cookies

Home-made healthy whole-grain breakfast cookie recipe made with flax, quinoa and nuts with dried cherries and berries. Sweetened with dates, dried fruit and a touch of maple syrup.  My Early Riser My oldest daughter is a morning person. She gets up way (way, way)...

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