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10 Amazing Chicken and Avocado Recipes (Slideshow) One Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf Recipe on Food52. One Pot Kale and Quinoa Pilaf Recipe on Food52. Half Baked Harvest - Made with Love. Today, I am telling you to turn your oven on. I know a lot of you are like she’s crazy, BUT it was thunder storming all day yesterday. Basically, just the kind of weather that makes you want to curl up and take a nap. Actually, it didn’t just rain, it hailed, and if you have ever experienced Colorado hail, well then you know, one – it’s HUGE, and two – it hurts. I know this because I decided I’d better get the garbage in before it poured and filled the empty cans up. Only I procrastinated and waited till the last possible second. I walked outside and it began hailing. Of course. I seriously have little pellet marks in my skin from the hail hitting me so hard. So yeah, yesterday I just needed to turn on my oven and bake something a little cozy. I also really, really needed to use up my eggplant, as you can see from the above photo.

Since I am not hugely in love with eggplant I made this with zucchini too. Oh, and of course the quinoa. Ingredients Instructions. Enchilada Chicken & Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers. Apr 22 Ahhhhhhhh! I’ve been so completely busy lately. Today I competed in a Chinese take-out cook-off. It was amazing to see the turn out and all of the creative dishes. We were required to make 250 samples. I know… that’s a lot of freakin’ samples! I spent my Saturday night chopping, dicing, and listening to Bon Iver. Here’s a sneak peek: Every morning I wake up and dig through my cupboards.

I suppose it would have been really helpful to have figured all of this out four years ago, but that’s not how life works. For the contest I ended up making ginger-garlic chinese chicken lettuce wraps with sweet mango salsa. Even though my dish didn’t win, I’m actually incredibly happy I competed. Right now I can tell you one thing. Life is completely bonkers right now… in a good way! Just look at these. By now you should know that I don’t joke around when it comes to mexican flavors.

Quinoa. Chicken. Cilantro. Garlic. Enchilada Sauce. Gooey Cheese. Mexican Spices. In my world these are a dream come true. Quinoa Breakfast Skillet. Hello hello. Yep, quinoa for breakfast again. Doesn’t really make you want to have a sleepover now does it? Even though I might shove quinoa down your throat in the morning, I promise the actual sleepover part will be fun. I LIVED for sleepovers when I was little. Well, sort of – I only lived for them with my best friend who lived across the street from me, because any further away from my house and I’d have a major meltdown.

Not much has changed folks… not much has changed. Anyhoo – we had the best sleepovers. This may come as a shock… but that’s the extent of my camping resume. Super surprising!!! The morning after our sleepover… sometimes we made videos. We also discussed 90210… a LOT of 90210. Sleepovers were the bane of my mom’s existence. I’m going to embarrassingly admit that my sleepovers from 20 years ago would be eerily similar to my sleepovers today.

I don’t know. What time can you be here? Leave a Review » Yield: 4 servings Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add bacon. Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos | Crispy Burrito Recipe. Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos with Creamy Avocado Yogurt Dip are the perfect weeknight meal! What’s for dinner? Don’t you wish you always knew the answer to that question! I do! We cook a lot and sometimes we still struggle with dinnertime. One of our go to recipes are Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos. I love these Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos for many reasons. The burrito filling is colorful and full of flavor. We roll up the burritos and heat them on a griddle pan until they are nice and crispy. If you are not sure what to have for dinner tonight, I hope we just solved your problem. Crispy Black Bean Quinoa Burritos Yield: 10 burritosPrep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 25 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Crispy burritos with black beans, corn, peppers, cilantro, quinoa, and cheese.

Disclosure: this post is sponsored by Libby’s, but our opinions are our own. Quinoa Breakfast Hash Browns. Do you have any foods that are a weekend ritual for you or your family? I didn't until I discovered these quinoa hash browns. I had just started a strict nutrition plan to try and help with some minor health issues, and there was a long list of things that I couldn't have for a few months.

In my search for ingredient-approved recipies, I found this little gem in a great quinoa cookbook and decided to give it a try. SO glad I did! Quinoa Breakfast Hash Browns, serves 2Adapted from Quinoa 365: The Everyday Superfood by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming 1/3 cup quinoa (I used a tri-color blend of quinoa for mine, but any color will work)2/3 cup water1 1/2 cups peeled and grated raw potato1 large egg1 teaspoon fine grain sea salt1/4 teaspoon pepper1 tablespoon butter2 green onions Combine the water and the uncooked quinoa in a pot and bring to a boil.

In a large bowl, mix the cooked quinoa with the egg, grated potato, pepper, and salt. Credits // Author and Photography: Laura Gummerman. Thai Chicken Quinoa. Say hello to your stereotypical trying-to-be-healthy Monday recipe. Like the many Mondays that have come before, I attempt to lure you in with the promise of half-assed vegetables and a balanced meal.

Only to finish you off with a bowl full of butter and a glass of tequila on Friday. I guess it doesn’t have to be Monday… but it is. And the truth is that even though I like quinoa, one of my main goals in life is seeing how many unhealthy things that I love can be stuffed inside the same bowl so I can dub the entire thing health food. I love how that works. And I want to tell you that this is another one of my cop-out Thai recipes because it sort of is, but I just love that sauce soooooo much. Don’t worry. Print Thai Chicken Quinoa Bowl Yield: serves 2 Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed 1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded 1/3 cup chopped carrots 1/3 cup shelled edamame 1/3 cup chopped green onions 1/4 cup chopped peanuts 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro. Kidney Bean and Quinoa Soft Tacos.

There’s a new taco in town. Ewwwww, why did I say that? I thought I would like the way it looked and read. But I just sounded like a total d-terd instead. Let me try this again. Oh hey there, look at these super interesting, nutritious to the max and colorful tacos that are sure to please the whole family, AND MORE. Why am I sucking at this? You’re like, OH THANK GOD. WAIT. You’re like, CRAP. I was making this up on the fly, so let me give a quick word to the wise (which, okay. frankly that little phrase is dumb because it should be a word FROM the wise, right?

And there’s my 23 words from the wise. So what you do is puree half a can of kidney beans with the chipotle peppers, garlic, lime juice and cilantro. And then you’ll mix it with little cooked red quinoa spirals, the rest of the whole kidney beans, and the little ghost that apparently hangs out at the rim of my saucepan. Okay now taste that. Yes, yes you may. Kidney Bean and Quinoa Soft Tacos: What it took for 6 tacos: That’s right. Quinoa Pizza with Meyer Lemon, Goat Cheese, and Basil | Cafe Johnsonia. My new favorite gluten-free pizza crust is made from nothing more than quinoa, water, and salt. I usually add garlic and/or herbs too, but that’s seriously it! It makes such a good crust. You cannot even believe it. I came across the recipe one day when I was looking for something else online and I was totally intrigued. I love the layer of flavors. Because everyone loves a good pizza, I’m joining in on some of my blogging pals for PizzaWeek hosted by NoshOn.It. Check out these other fabulous homemade pizzas for #PizzaWeek: (will be updated throughout the week) Breakfast Pizza from Very CulinaryCarne Asada Pizza from Mountain Mama CooksRaspberry Brie Dessert Pizza from Completely DeliciousKale and Artichoke Pizza with Roasted Garlic Ricotta from The Corner Kitchen BlogShrimp and Grit Naan Pizza with Cajun Remoulade Sauce from Climbing Grier MountainCaramelized Spring Onion and Fennel Pizza with Beer Crust from Girl Versus DoughSpinach Artichoke Pizza from The Vintage Mixer Total time.

Half Baked Harvest - Made with Love. You know all about breakfast for dinner, right? It is something I personally do not do enough of, but that changed the moment I made these omelets. Is it weird that just before Christmas I showed you dinner for breakfast and now I am showing breakfast for dinner? I think I have my breakfast foods mixed up with my dinner foods and my lunch is just all over the place. Yes, my brain may be a bit confused.

Actually there is no questioning that one! But that pasta for breakfast was good. When I was younger, maybe seventh or eighth grade I remember going to a Kenny Chesney concert with my parents, my aunt and my then teenage brother Trevor and a few of his friends. I think someone else dropped out and I got their ticket. Well, whatever I got to go and I was pumped. Pretty sure my aunt wasn’t though. By the way the concert was awesome. So after the concert Mom and I were starving. And the only thing that is good at that hour is eggs. I remember this meal like no other. And then you add some eggs. Quinoa Recipes | Simple & Easy Quinoa Recipes | Ancient Harvest. Quinoa Recipes. What Is Quinoa? A Breakdown For Those Of Us Who Eat It But Don't Truly Understand It. Second only to maybe kale, quinoa is the health food star of our time.

The Food and Agriculture Organization named 2013 the International Year of Quinoa, after all. This tiny grain-like food is full of good-for-you nutrition and tastes great in just about anything: salads, omelettes and even cakes. We're willing to bet you've eaten a good deal of the stuff, but do you know what it really is? It's okay if you don't, because not many of us do. Today's the day we change that with a few fun facts and photos that tell us about where quinoa comes from. Here are 8 important things everyone should know about quinoa: What quinoa looks like on a plant. 1.

Another shot of quinoa in a field. 2. Quinoa being harvested by a combine. 3. The combine harvester shoots out quinoa seeds. 4. Seeds being removed by hand, rather than with a combine harvester. 5. Seeds being processed. 6. More seeds being processed. 7. The final product. 8. Got that? Follow Us On Pinterest |