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Quinoa & Black-Eyed Pea Salad with Smoked Chimichurri Dressing

Need a delish summer dish? Try this Red Quinoa & Black Eyed Pea salad with Smoked Chimichurri Dressing. Yum!

By | June 30th, 2013|Categories: Beans, Grain Products, Salads|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Summer Quinoa with Mint Dressing

  • 1/2 cup parsley (packed down)
  • 4-5 scallions
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed down)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Sea Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cucumber, deseeded and diced
  • 8-10 grape tomatoes, quartered

In a food processor […]

Six Carbs that Won’t Make You FAT!

By Lisa Consiglio Ryan – Guest Blogger

Certified Health and Nutrition Coach

Carbs. What a dirty, dirty word…especially for me a few years ago. I used to be an Atkins girl. In […]

By | May 4th, 2011|Categories: Guest Bloggers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Quinoa with Pickled Watermelon Radish

  • 7-8 watermelon radishes (or other radishes), sliced thin
  • ½ cup rice wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup granulated cane juice
  • 4-5 scallions
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed down)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked

Put radishes in a […]

Stuffed Delicata Squash

  • 2 delicata squash, seeds removed and quartered (can use other squash)
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2-3 celery sticks, diced
  • 1/2 cup quinoa (whole grain)
  • 1 cup water or vegetable stock
  • 2-3 tsp. lima herbed salt or other herbed salt

Roasted Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa and Turkey

Stuffed squash always works as a great meal during the cold months!

Quinoa with Cilantro Pesto

 

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  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1 small cucumber, seeded and diced

Bring quinoa and water to a boil.  Add a pinch of sea salt, lower flame to simmer, cover and cook for 12-15 minutes. […]

By | June 15th, 2010|Categories: Grain Products, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Bountiful Black Bean & Quinoa Salad

  • 2 cups black beans, cooked (can use canned beans)
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 red onion, peeled and minced
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced small
  • 12 ounces, cooked chicken breast, shredded (drag a fork through cooked chicken breast to create shredded pieces)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup (or other sweetener)
  • 1/3 […]

Simple Summer Quinoa

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • Sea salt
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, minced
  • 1/4 orange pepper, diced
  • 1 scallion, minced
  • olive oil
  • Lemon

Bring quinoa and water to a boil.  Add a pinch of sea salt, cover and simmer for 12 minutes.  Combine with cilantro, pepper and scallion. Drizzle with olive oil and a squeeze of lemon.

By | June 14th, 2010|Categories: Grain Products, Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Quinoa Tabouli

  • 1/2 cup parsley (packed down)
  • 4-5 scallions
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves (packed down)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Sea Salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 tomato, seeded and diced

In a food processor pulse the parsley, scallion, mint, lemon, olive […]