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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

Microwave Quinoa Porridge for Breakfast

Microwave Quinoa Porridge for Breakfast

How to make quinoa for breakfast: I love quinoa, but, now I really love quinoa for breakfast! It’s one of those plant-based classics like oatmeal or chia pudding that is completely transformed by the flavorings. In fact, anything you’d add to flavor oatmeal, you can do with quinoa. One difference though, I like to cook… 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

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

Orange, Red Cabbage Quinoa Salad- Amazing Super Food!

Orange, Red Cabbage Quinoa Salad- Amazing Super Food!

This is super healthy! Enjoy this crunchy, nutty, slightly sweet and savory salad made with one of the healthiest superfood and plant proteins in the world…quinoa! It’s loaded with almost twice the fiber of whole grains, so it makes you feel fuller, longer, lowering cholesterol and glucose levels. And it’s known to help prevent heart… Continue Reading

The Tastiest “Can’t Go Wrong” Healthy Salad You’ve Ever Made

The Tastiest “Can’t Go Wrong” Healthy Salad You’ve Ever Made

Try this simple formula for healthy salads without recipes: I love that salads give you infinite possibilities to combine nature’s bounty…any way you like! You can satisfy your appetite and get loads of nutrients you need everyday. Here’s some salad ingredients ideas to make it easier to compose great tasting salads in a flash! Build-a-Salad… Continue Reading

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