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Instant Pot Rainbow Quinoa – Fall in love with this superfood!

Instant Pot Rainbow Quinoa – Fall in love with this superfood!

Quinoa is one of the healthiest foods you can eat! It tastes great, too! It’s a complete protein, high in fiber, and provides antioxidants. Quinoa was first cultivated over 5,000 years ago. And, although there are hundreds of cultivated types of quinoa, the most common versions commonly available in stores are white, red, and black… Continue Reading

Velvety Baked Beans Instant Pot

Velvety Baked Beans Instant Pot

Learn How to Make Great Beans! These velvety and delicious dry beans from a 15 bean assorted mix you can find in your grocery store, offer more than soups. It’s beans, man! Amazing, lightly sweetened and flavor-packed beans! Don’t even bother with canned  baked beans! This recipe is one you’ll want to make year round!… Continue Reading

Apple Cranberry Compote

Apple Cranberry Compote

You’ll love this Apple Cranberry Compote! Savor this alone as a hot dessert, or, top your breakfast oatmeal with this surprisingly delicious and fragrant cooked fruit mixture. The Instant Pot makes it easy and simple, but, you can simmer it on the stovetop on medium low for 15-20 minutes; stirring occasionally. It tastes like a… Continue Reading

Carrot Quinoa

Carrot Quinoa

Comforting Carrot Quinoa: Yes quinoa is a superfood, but, in this recipe for Carrot quinoa, it has many of autumn’s most comforting and amazing flavors. The traditional French mire poix (onion, carrot, & celery) proportions are different than what you would use for making vegetable stock but, it’s got lots of savory flavor that you’ll… Continue Reading

Orange Cranberry Walnut Quinoa

Orange Cranberry Walnut Quinoa

The flavor profile of this quinoa recipe is savory, sweet and sour. It has citrus, cranberries, green onions and walnuts: And, since there’s not as many fresh fruits available locally this time of year, I often resort to using canned or dried fruit. I know it’s not ideal but, it’s important to continue getting lots… Continue Reading

Coconut Brown Basmati Rice | Instant Pot Essential

Coconut Brown Basmati Rice | Instant Pot Essential

So delicious! This is a must make recipe for especially for vegans, vegetarians and diabetics, because whole grains, like brown rice are an important component of eating healthier. The subtle coconut flavor is neutral enough to serve with any vegetable and it’s especially great with fruit of all kinds. Chopped fresh pineapple with this rice… Continue Reading

Mexicali Quinoa – Fantastic tasting & super healthy! – For a side dish, salad, or wraps!

Mexicali Quinoa – Fantastic tasting & super healthy! – For a side dish, salad, or wraps!

This hybrid salad is a unique combination that’s hard to resist! Don’t even try! Although Mexicali is a border city in Northern Baja, Mexico, like much of nearby Southern California, it’s a mix of Californian and Mexican foods. It’s a melting pot between Mexican and Californian Cuisine. This quinoa is a good example of this… Continue Reading

Mushroom, Spinach, Tomato and Quinoa Sauté – 4 Superfoods in one!

Mushroom, Spinach, Tomato and Quinoa Sauté – 4 Superfoods in one!

This tastes indulgent! It also includes 4 superfoods; spinach, tomato, quinoa, and garlic. Sorry mushrooms! So deeply satisfying and delicious! It’s a perfect bed for beautifully sliced cooked chicken breasts. But, if you want to eat vegan, you may have already “batch cooked” the quinoa, if not, directions are provided below for my favorite way… Continue Reading

FAQ’s on Going Plant-Based – Easiest ways to start!

FAQ’s on Going Plant-Based – Easiest ways to start!

If you are considering a plant-based diet, this will answer FAQ’s: Great! There are tremendous benefits to be gained for your health, animals, and our environment! Eliminating Meat Means Eating More Vegetables, Fruits, Beans and Whole Grains, Nuts and Seeds: The obvious health benefits for eating a plant-based diet are to be healthier, lose excess… Continue Reading

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