Roasted Vegetable Coconut Quinoa Curry

Monday's are my quinoa or pasta nights. I usually feel like the house is in complete disarray from the weekend and I spend more time on getting the house back to normalcy and less time in the kitchen.. After the weekend I also really want a home cooked meal and usually a hearty one. Quinoa and pasta are it! Easy to do, quick, filling and totally enjoyable. It's not about working smarter, not harder! ...more

Zucchini Feta Fritters

You know there are just some things that take you by surprise.  Well that would be the night I served my version of Zucchini Walnut Feta cakes.  ...more

Angelina Jolie dishes diet of ancient grains, from quinoa to chia seeds, and coconut oil

In an age where gluten-free and grain-free diets have become glorified, Angelina Jolie is taking a different path. Her diet is overflowing with the glory of grains, from quinoa to chia seeds, according to Marie Claire magazine.Angelina maintains her sleek physique by carefully following her strict diet. It emphasizes portion-controlled servings of nuts and seeds. The mixture includes quinoa, millet, chia seeds, spelt and buckwheat, which Angelina feels helps with her weight and well-being....more

Gluten Free Quinoa Coconut Cookies

 Baking is like... a series of chemical reactions, which is science, which would make me... A scientist....more

Quinoa Vegetable Skillet

You may remember me mentioning a couple weeks ago that my husband and I have started to eat more produce since we signed up for a produce delivery program. Well, I am still taking advantage of this and am loving receiving fresh produce every week. This week we had a zucchini in our box of goodies, which is one of my favorite veggies (technically it's a fruit, but we won't get into that). ...more

Quinoa Granola

 First, I need to state that I'm very proud of this recipe.Over the last couple months, I've seen granola recipes around the net. I glanced at them, made a mental note to try it sometime, then moved on. I finally decided to make my own and it's so good!...more

Blueberry, Pecan & Goat Cheese Quinoa Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

These look really really good.more

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

 These quinoa stuffed peppers are an amazing healthy and gluten free meal!...more
These look really good. I mean really really good.more

Chipotle Quinoa Mac n Cheese

Chipotle Quinoa Mac N Cheese...more

Spicy Shrimp Quinoa That's Just as Good the Next Day

Mr. Real Food and I don't agree about many things (it's not a bad thing - just different tastes).  One thing we do agree on is our love for quinoa.  Yes, I would say we love quinoa.  Of course, we disagree of which kind we like best.  He prefers red and I like plain quinoa.  But the good thing is that even if he gets his way and we have red quinoa, no one really loses.  I used plain quinoa for this recipe but it's just as delicious (or more delicious if you agree with Mr. ...more