Tag Archives: quinoa

Basic Quinoa & Lentils, Diabetes & Diet Soda

  Cooking up quinoa to accompany vegetables has become a no-brainer in our household.  Sometimes I make an additional protein source and sometimes not.  Recently I was in the mood for some extra protein and was planning on making a … Continue reading

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Countdown to the New Year: Day 2 of 6

How did you do with your food journal yesterday? I hope you learned a thing or two about your eating habits. Do it again today.  It will keep you accountable for what you eat and offer information you can use … Continue reading

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Sesame Teriyaki Tempeh Stir-Fry

Don’t be intimidated– it’s easier than you think.  Stir-frys are so great because you can pick a variety of your favorite veggies– and that’s good because each has its own special nutrient profile and you’ll get a broad range of … Continue reading

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Red, White, and Blue Quinoa-Berry Salad

  Ahh, summer picnics and barbecues.  You know they are here and many more are coming.  One piece of advice we dietitians often offer to people who are trying to stick to a healthy eating plan is to bring a … Continue reading

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Weird Meal Wednesday: Sweet Kickin’ Peanut Sauce

Peanut butter.  Is there nothing it can’t do?  It goes with everything from chocolate to broccoli.  Today’s featured Weird Meal consists of my dinner staples.  We all have our favorite go-to foods and mine happen to be:  quinoa, broccoli, mushrooms, … Continue reading

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Lentil-Quinoa-Walnut Loaf

Looking for a good lentil loaf recipe?  I came across this one awhile ago and had it stashed in a binder that holds my collection of favorite recipes.  I made it 2 or 3 times in the past and found … Continue reading

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Super-Sized, Super-Priced, Super-Foods

Yes, I know I am usually eagerly promoting Whole Foods, organics, and local farmers markets.  And I am still all for them! I am also all for bargains and getting good quality food at the best prices.  Most of the … Continue reading

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Cherry-Almond Quinoa Muffins

  I used to make muffins a lot but I’ve gotten out of the habit.  I love them and homemade muffins are something I tend to overeat.  But I came across this really interesting recipe from Veganomicon for muffins that … Continue reading

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Quinoa Brownies with Peanut Butter Frosting

This is what I often do on days like Sunday when it’s well below freezing outside and my wimpy self can’t bear the cold- I create some new sweet concoction in my warm kitchen!  It’s a dangerous hobby to partake … Continue reading

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Apple Raisin Peanut Butter Quinoa

I can’t believe I have waited this long to post this recipe!  It’s one of my very favorites and one I make often.  If only I could give credit to the person from whom I got the idea.  I saw … Continue reading

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