Christmassy Quinoa

I thought I would enter a little contest through Kitchen Play this month + came up with a Christmassy Quinoa Salad! The sponsor for December’s contest is My Spice Sage + substitutions / creativity to deviate from the original suggested recipe was encouraged! Thanks! Christmassy Quinoa (yields 2-4 servings) Ingredients 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 {Read More…}

Zucchini Boats

This past weekend I had some leftovers to use up so I decided to make some zucchini boats! The leftovers included red quinoa + ground turkey. Have no fear… enter Turkey-Quinoa Zucchini Boats. Serves 2. 1. Slice 1 zucchini in half. 2. Scoop out zucchini seeds to create your “boats”. 3. Combine the leftovers: 6 {Read More…}

I Love Broccoli and Other Happenin’s

Catching up from the weekend? Don’t miss these posts: Friday: Side Stitches, CVP Biking Saturday: National Dance Day Sunday: Adorably Cute Doggie Photoshoot So, what actually happened this weekend during my Mom’s visit? Lots of things. Friday Since mom had a long drive, so we were low key. I made dinner at home (quinoa, chicken, {Read More…}

Quinoa – “keen-wah”

The following quotes are from the Streit’s Brand of Quinoa pictured below. “Quinoa is an ancient grain first cultivated 5,000 years ago by native Indians in the high altitudes of the Andes Mountains, that is continually gaining in popularity today, due to its exceptional nutritional content, delicious taste, and total ease of preparation!” “Quinoa is known {Read More…}