Posts Tagged ‘quinoa’

Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

I’m prepping for Thanksgiving. In part because I love food, but primarily because any holiday that doesn’t require trips to the mall, costumes and/or hours spent on Amazon, is all right by me. Therefore, during the upcoming weeks I plan to experiment with recipes in order to fine-tune a menu worthy of being devoted to…

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Superfood Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Feel great with this miracle worker. If you celebrate Easter, there may be a brunch involved in which this delicious superfood salad will make a gorgeous centerpiece. You’re all aware of my love for a majorly loaded salad and I can assure you that this salad has a little something for everyone – it’s earthy, creamy,…

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Israeli Salad with Quinoa & Lemon

Quinoa salads abound these days, and it’s no surprise why. While this recipe is a great everyday meal option, it’s also a savvy choice for casual entertaining, since you can chop your veggies and cook your quinoa a day in advance. All you’ll have to do come party time is throw everything together in a…

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Harvest Bowl with Maple-Tahini Sauce

I’m craving food that’s appropriate for the season: steamy drinks, hearty soups, warm grain bowls… And as far as grain bowls go, this one is a home run. Quinoa provides plenty of protein and fiber to keep you satisfied, and butternut squash is rich in beta-carotene and antioxidants, which just so happens to be great…

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Quinoa, Peach, Corn & Avocado Salad with Goat Cheese

This end of Summer Salad tastes exactly as it sounds… It’s packed with sweet corn, juicy peaches, delicate greens, quinoa and buttery avocado, this salad is light, bright and full of fresh flavor. The creaminess of goat cheese is enhanced by a balsamic dressing, which is a foolproof combination of balsamic, olive oil, garlic &…

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Sweet Pea Quinoa with Pistachios, Apricots & Mint

A quick & delicious make ahead addition to your Easter spread. I’ve been on a pistachio kick lately (can you blame me?) and let me tell you they are particularly magical when tossed with fresh peas, sweet apricots, and cool mint. Quinoa provides the heft and the whole dish is tied together with red pepper…

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Quinoa & Black Bean Stew and Chickpea Waldorf Salad (both featured in Veg Times)

Today friends, I share with you two of my creations that were recently featured in Vegetarian Times magazine. They are easy to prepare, will accommodate all of your New Year’s resolutions plus make you look & feel amazing. They keep really well in the fridge and taste even more unbelievable the next day. Plus, they contain a laundry list of…

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Quinoa Lentil & Crispy Brussels Sprout Salad

I won’t bore you with the many health benefits of this salad. Instead, let’s focus on the amazing fall flavors in this little delight. We’ve got protein packed quinoa & lentils, crispy Brussels sprouts, tart cranberries, crisp scallions, and toasted pecans, all tossed with lemon juice and olive oil. It’s hearty & fresh and loaded…

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6 Weeks to Plant Powered Weight Loss – with Vegetarian Times – 2015

Hi Friends! I am so thrilled to announce that I have partnered with Vegetarian Times to create an online 6-Week Plant Powered Weight Loss Program! I have created this program for anyone searching for inspiration, support, and a how-to guide to live healthier and happier while losing weight in the process. I hope that by…

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Butternut Squash Quinoa Tabbouleh

Butternut Squash Quinoa Tabbouleh Recipe  I love preparing ‘big batch’ meals that I can store in the fridge and pull out for lunch the next day. This recipe falls into the category of a perfectly satisfying and flavorful meal that tastes just as delicious the next day! 1 small butternut squash (about 1½ pounds), sliced…

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