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Mediterranean Chickpea Chopped Salad with Quinoa and Avocado. Creamy Pumpkin Quinoa Risotto. I get all twitter-pated over pumpkin each fall.

Creamy Pumpkin Quinoa Risotto

The store shelves fill up with big cans of pumpkin puree and suddenly it’s pumpkin flavored everything as far as the eye can see. I certainly don’t complain. I think it’s a cheery thing. Quinoa Cabbage Salad. If your body needs a reset, it's time to eat clean.

Quinoa Cabbage Salad

This lemony toasted quinoa and wilted cabbage salad is the perfect recipe for any clean-eating endeavors; not only do the flavors meld well together, but each ingredient helps aid digestion, like the fiber in the quinoa, chickpeas, and cabbage and the detoxifying properties of lemon. Serving with an optional dollop of probiotic-filled Greek yogurt will also aid in regulating your system. Read on for the recipe. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup red quinoa, rinsed well 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 head Savoy cabbage (about 1 pound), cored and thinly sliced lengthwise, divided 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 3 ounces pitted large green olives, such as Castelvetrano or Cerignola, halved (about 3/4 cup) 1 lemon, zested and juiced 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh dill Salt and pepper to taste Nonfat Greek yogurt, for serving (optional) Directions Bring water to a boil in a medium pot over medium-high heat.

Hostess Quinoa. Soon after Matthew and I started dating, he caught a nasty case of cryptosporidium that left him with no appetite.

Hostess Quinoa

I watched a skinny chef get skinnier over the course of a few weeks and felt an overwhelming urge to take care of him the best way I knew how – through food. I was terrified to give my home-cooked food to a chef, fearful that it wouldn’t live up to what I thought he was used to. Still, I made a salad using some of the healthiest ingredients I could think of so he’d have something to snack on during a particularly long night at the restaurant. I’ll never forget handing over that little container of quinoa salad to him that day after a pre-shift meeting. The entire night I stood up at the hostess stand, wondering what he would think. Sesame Ginger Kale and Quinoa Salad Recipe. I'm a sucker for any salad that includes the powerhouse duo kale and quinoa.

Sesame Ginger Kale and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Both are jam-packed with nutrients like vitamins A, C, and K (kale) and healthy fats, protein, and fiber (quinoa), making the combination a healthy and filling lunch option. One of my favorite ways to enjoy this superfood salad combination is from a local eatery by our San Francisco office, Urban Picnic. Quinoa Lentil Pilaf With Roasted Cauliflower, Pistachios and Cranberries. There’s still time for winter comfort food!

Quinoa Lentil Pilaf With Roasted Cauliflower, Pistachios and Cranberries

Try this one dish wonder that is both gluten-free and vegan… This vegan, gluten-free recipe from holistic nutrition counselor, Elizabeth Stein is unbeatable. Talk about whole food cooking, this recipe manages to squeeze atremendous amount of protein, vitamins, fiber and minerals into one dish that completely satisfies. We’re not surprised to see a recipe like this from Elizabeth who is also the founder of Purely Elizabeth, a line of organic, gluten-free granola, oatmeal and baking mixes that leave little to be missed. Green Goddess Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese. It seems that this blog is finally working for me: I have an archive of recipes I love, largely ones that work as they should, and the answer to “What should I eat today?”

Green Goddess Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese

Is now, quite often “Aw man those turkey koftas were legit. Let’s have them again!” Gone are the days when I would invite someone over for dinner and had to rack my brain thinking what should I make. All I need to do is simply peruse the recipe index and voilá, problem solved. I had Sis over for dinner on Wednesday, but I also had a lot of stuff to get done that day. Was this the time to make that cheater chorizo burger I have been eying on F&W mag? Was this the time to try making cauliflower crust quattro formaggi pizza? Meatless Monday: Grain Power Salad. When we take a trip to Vegas, health is usually the last thing on our mind.

Meatless Monday: Grain Power Salad

But as we’ve learned, what happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas — and we often come back with a few less bucks in our pocket, and a few more pounds on our hips. So we went on a search for a healthy alternative in Sin City, and found our newest Las Vegas obsession: Honey Salt! This farm to table-inspired restaurant features amazing regionally-grown ingredients, healthy options, and fresh and innovative fare. Finding that you’re dragging around lunchtime? Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Grapes, from Clean Plates Cookbook. Quinoa and Mango Salad with Lemony-Ginger Dressing recipe on Cooking is more fun with friends.

Quinoa and Mango Salad with Lemony-Ginger Dressing recipe on

Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join. Let's GoLearn more Join Our Community Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Sign Up. Grilled/roasted fennel + quinoa crunch salad. Rather recently, I was talking to the man in my life about how my day went, happenings, weather… you know, small talk.

grilled/roasted fennel + quinoa crunch salad

Then he said something big, my idea of big anyway. He had bought himself some organic quinoa at Costco. This is awesome because A) he independently thought it would be cool to have some super grain kicking around and B) uuum, did you see A? Mushroom and Apple Quinoa. With the October sun setting painfully earlier than it used to and only a thirty minute window to make dinner and snap a few photos before dark, I was on mission.

Mushroom and Apple Quinoa

Abby listed off some ingredients she had been craving…pregnantly craving: apples, squash and mushrooms. I figured she had been planning a little, since we had all three in our house. I decided to test my ability to make this a one pot meal. I started cooking the hard squash first and added the remaining ingredients in a particular order so as not to turn it all to mush. Spring Quinoa Salad. Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Peas, Avocado & Lemon Basil Dressing It is spring, right?

I think it is, but mother nature is telling me otherwise. It’s been cold and we’ve even had snow in Utah this week. Yes, snow, the white stuff that I wish would go away until Christmas day. Summer in a Bowl: Warm Veggie Quinoa Salad — Kitchen Hoopla. Quinoa and Zucchini Stuffed Peppers - Naturally Ella. As promised, a recipe. But before I dive into this post, I just wanted to say thank you for the outpouring of amazing emails/comments after yesterday’s post.

While the internet can be a place of chaos and angry people, it’s also an amazing tool to bring people together. So thank you, so much. Moroccan spiced quinoa, buckwheat and eggplant salad. Yesterday was a perfect Saturday - I went for an early morning swim in the near-by ocean pool, had a light breakfast after that and then headed off to hatha yoga for 2 hours. It was a low-energy but strong class and I felt utterly inspired and energised afterwards, which was exactly what I wanted! I was expecting a friend for a long lunch, so I prepared a couple of big salads that would keep us going while we catch up on all things in life. Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad with Soft-Boiled Eggs. I walked into my kitchen with one goal in mind: make a hearty salad without having to go to the store. I still on occasion walk into my kitchen and feel ho-hum, as if all the ingredients I have can’t make one decent meal.

I used to be horrible about this and that would often lead to me convincing M to order food (but, I’d do it in a way that seemed like he came up with the idea to order food so I didn’t feel guilty about not tackling something in the kitchen). I knew I wanted a salad. I bought lettuce at the store (my first time since March- I get so spoiled with the CSA) with the goal of making a big salad.

I needed some color in my life. One Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf recipe on Minted Red Quinoa, Fava Bean and Cashew Salad. Although I always keep lots of dried fava beans on hand for making falafel, I rarely buy them fresh, simply because they usually aren't available at Whole Foods. However, this past weekend, I spotted a ton of these dull green pods, so I scooped up plenty of them.

Once I brought them home, I broke open their double layer of tough outer husks to reveal the small and vibrant green-colored beans inside. Toasted quinoa bowl. When it comes to eating, I’m a pretty lazy person. Grilled/roasted fennel + quinoa crunch salad. Butter-Roasted Radishes with Dill, Feta and Walnuts - Small Bites. Cannellini and Celery Root Hummus with Fried Capers and Sage - Small Bites.

Marinated Mushrooms and Asparagus Salad. Raw Kale Salad with Pineapple and Tahini. I sit at the bottom of the bell curve for bone density. Lemon Quinoa with Ricotta and Peas. Warm Quinoa Salad with 3-Herb Green Sauce. Spring Dinner Recipe: Quinoa with Chickpeas, Asparagus, and Fresh Peas Recipes from The Kitchn. Lightened Up Protein Power Goddess Bowl. This week, the first sign of flowers and leaves put me into full Spring mode. My meals have been fresher than ever and I’m feeling on fire energy wise.

Wheat Berry Salad with Green Beans and Corn. Seasonal Chef: Who's Got Thyme for Tasty Quinoa Burgers? - Small Bites. 1 Pot of Quinoa, 5 Dinners. Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way. Today: Carolyn Cope from Umami Girl takes quinoa from fitness superfood to weeknight superhero. My friend Steve once spent a long day biking in Northern California with a fitness-obsessed colleague. They talked a lot about getting in shape, how to work out, what to eat.

Black Bean and Barley Salad Recipe – The Lemon Bowl. Baked Quinoa Burgers. Kicking off my first post. Quinoa Salad with Hazelnuts, Apple and Dried Cranberries recipe from Food52. Kale and Sweet Potato Brown Rice Bowl. Quinoa Salad with Apples, Walnuts, Dried Cranberries, and Gouda. Low Fat Quinoa Stuffed Peppers - How to Make Low Fat Quinoa Stuffed Peppers. Lunch Recipe: Golden Quinoa Salad with Lemon, Dill & Avocado Recipes from The Kitchn. Sausage and Quinoa One-Pot Supper - Recipes - Whole Foods Market Cooking New York City. Quick Dinner Recipe: Saucy Sautéed Shrimp over Lemon Quinoa Recipes from The Kitchn.