quinoa

Sweet Potato, Apple and Kale Quinoa Salad

Sweet Potato Apple and Kale Quinoa Salad

I can remember my grandmother being able to make extraordinary meals and sweet treats.  I was always surprised how some leftovers, a few fresh ingredients, and the kitchen basics created a new meal in a matter of minutes.  She didn’t need a cookbook, anything fancy, or hours of prep, but somehow everything was delicious.  Grandmothers are the best! Yesterday was the first time I walked into the kitchen to make […]

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Mango Avocado Black Bean Salad

Mango Avocado Black Bean Salad

Typing while looking at this photo is making my mouth water.  You just have no idea how effortless this salad is to make and how incredible it taste.  This is what I packed in my mason jar salad for the week, so I wanted to share it with you.  I usually make two sets of salads — a garden salad for a side dish and a heartier salad to have […]

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Creamy PB&J Quinoa

Creamy PB&J Quinoa

Getting kids to eat quinoa for the first time is equivalent to getting them to eat their greens.  At least, that’s the way it was in this house.  Maybe it’s the texture, or the nutty flavor, or maybe the name alone makes them not so keen.  Whatever the reason, it took some getting used to here.  So if quinoa is a new pantry item in your house, or maybe you […]

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Pancakes

GF PUMPKIN PANCAKES

Everyone in my house adores pancakes and I love that you can make a big batch and freeze them so they can be ready to go at a moments notice.  We all like pumpkin and the delicate spice in this recipe is perfect anytime of year.  If you want to kick it up just add a bit more of the spices until it is where you want it.  Add just […]

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Dark Chocolate Coffee Chia Muffins

Dark Chocolate Coffee Muffins

Dark chocolate and coffee – what’s not to love?  This is slightly sweet but not over the top.  You will love its rich coffee flavor that complements the dark chocolate chips and the faint taste of oats thanks to the oat bran.  I love taking a recipe and making it better for others and I hope that you will agree when you taste this muffin!  I made up a batch […]

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Spring Quinoa Salad

quinoa radish salad

Spring is in full swing here in Atlanta, the trees are brimming with new bright green leaves and spring flowers are everywhere!  So what better to accompany these warmer days than a really clean tasting quinoa salad?  I have been looking for ways to up my iron and quinoa is stellar in everyway so naturally I look to it to give me lots of good nutrition. Quinoa is a good source of iron, which is […]

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Chicken Sausage Minestra Soup

Turkey Minestra Soup

Well it looks like we are in for some rain today and this hearty and gluten-free soup is going to be a perfect way to wind down and end the day.  Soup is so nourishing and can not only warm the tummy but the heart too!  Why is it that when we get sick chicken noodle is the cure-all?  I guarantee that this soup will hit the spot and fill […]

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