Buffalo Quinoa Pizza Bites

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Living in NYC has it’s challenges when you’re gluten-free. For one, we have amazing bagels. And second, our pizza is awesome. Practically every street you walk down you are surrounded by the smells of these delightful eats. Although I can’t personally vouch for the bagels, nor have I found a suitable gluten-free alternative, we are lucky enough to have some pretty great gluten-free … [Read more...]

Simply Quinoa Loaded Sweet Potatoes

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I've never been much of a football fan or even bothered with the Super Bowl game. It's the food and company that I enjoy. It's a great excuse to get together with friends and treat yourself to junky food and drinks. You know, the kind that you only eat at a football party. But in the last few years, my tune about football has changed. I remember in college, going over to a friend's house to … [Read more...]

Christmas Kale Quinoa Salad

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Today I’m going to let you in on a little secret. A secret that I just discovered that has really helped me. And I think it might help you too!  First, let me ask you: do you struggle with maintaining your healthy diet during the holidays? I know I do! For me, it’s a constant battle of satisfying my sugar cravings with the latest batch of cookies that I’ve made or drinking a green juice. I know … [Read more...]

Roasted Brussel Sprout Quinoa Salad

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This Roasted Brussel Sprout Quinoa Salad recipe was originally shared as a guest post, but I have since updated the recipe and now am including it on Simply Quinoa. Enjoy!  The holiday season is all about thankfulness and giving. It’s a time where we reflect on our lives and share special moments with the ones we love. Much of this time of year is spent around the dinner table, surrounded with … [Read more...]

Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad with Toasted Spice Vinaigrette

Roasted Veggie Quinoa Salad with a Toasted Spice Vinaigrette

Okay, so who else is thinking about Thanksgiving already? It's hard not to when you're a food blogger and your life pretty much revolves around food, but this year in particular, my mind is swirling with new recipe ideas to share with my family. This year we're having Thanksgiving at my Aunt and Uncle's house in Massachusetts. All the cousins will be there like usual (there are 10 of us), and … [Read more...]

Quinoa Pad Thai Salad

Quinoa Pad Thai Salad found via simplyquinoa.com

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 dishes and pretty much only ordered Pad Thai. It wasn’t spicy, had familiar flavors and was made with … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Flour Tortillas + a giveaway

I'm really excited to be sharing two things with you today: 1) A lightened up version of a classic recipe (hint: it involves jalapeños!) 2) A brand new gluten-free flour blend that I'm just crazy for. We'll start with the recipe though because the flour is what makes this recipe so fantastic. I've always loved Mexican food - I've sang its praises here, here, here AND here - I seriously … [Read more...]

Summertime Asian Quinoa Slaw

So...I just started doing Bikram yoga. I've always loved yoga and have been practicing on and off since high school (which yes, was a long time ago), but there was something about bikram that just didn't jive with me. In all honestly, I think it was the fact that I didn't want to be sweating my butt off in a room full of complete strangers. And also the fact that I have this weird thing … [Read more...]

Black Bean Quinoa Bites with Vegan Queso Dip

As many of you know, it's been a stressful past few weeks. But what's made it easier is knowing that I have this group of people around me cheering for me, sending me notes and reassuring me that everything is going to be okay. And thankfully, it is. We came out the other side of a scary situation and in large part it's because of all the thoughts and prayers that were sent out way. I truly … [Read more...]