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 … [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 … [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 … [Read more...]

5-Ingredient Quinoa Mac and Cheese

Seriously is there anything better than a bite of super creamy, cheesy goodness? It's pretty much heaven on earth if you ask me. Still to this day, even though I know how awful it is for me, I sometimes crave Kraft macaroni and cheese. It's so weird, because that was never anything that I even … [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...]