Autumn Quinoa Buddha Bowl

Autumn Quinoa Buddha Bowl Recipe drizzled with pomegranate dressing

I shared my first quinoa buddha bowl recipe with you just over a year ago. Hard to believe that was my first time ever having one. Since then I’ve made countless other versions, experimenting with different flavors, ingredients and textures. And while I have enjoyed them all, today’s recipe is by … [Read more...]

Quinoa Pad Thai Salad

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When I was growing up, we didn’t have a ton of ethnic food options in our area. We had Chinese food and Italian, but that was pretty much it. It wasn’t until I went to college that I started to explore new cuisines – and discovered my love for Thai food. Like most, I started out with the basic … [Read more...]

Easy Detox Quinoa Salad

Simple & Easy Detox Quinoa Salad

I think the most sacred part of food is that it has the ability to heal. And not just in the cure a hangover (bring on the grease!) or help you get over a bad breakup (hello, chocolate!) kind of way. I mean really heal us, from the inside out. If you remove all the flavors and aromas that come with … [Read more...]

Nourishing Quinoa Bowl

I wouldn't call myself a yo-yo dieter, but I definitely get on kicks where I choose to severely cut back on what I eat to get my body back on track. I'm not saying cut back in the amount of food I eat, it's more about the types of food that I allow myself to eat. I've told you about my two 21-day … [Read more...]

Game Day Salad with Crispy Quinoa Chicken

Okay so two things are happening this weekend. First, we're starting our yoga challenge (yippee, come join us!), and second it's the Super Bowl. If you follow football (in fact, even if you don't I'm sure you know this already), the Super Bowl is this Sunday at Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey … [Read more...]

Grilled Pork Chops with Sweet Potato, Kale & Red Quinoa Salad

Today, we're bringing a little bit of summer to January. I love, love, love grilling, but for the past 6+ years, I've bounced around from apartment to apartment and never had the chance to own my very own outdoor barbecue grill. But I refused to give up this method of cooking, so I bough an … [Read more...]