Superfood Chocolate Brownie Energy Bites

Chocolate Brownie Energy Bites made gluten-free & vegan PLUS with loads of other superfoods |

Well friends, we're at it again. Making little balls of energizing deliciousness. Except this time, we're not going in the cookie-flavored direction. Nope, today we're talking chocolate brownie energy bites. They're rich, fudgy, nutty, chocolatey and sweet. Basically everything that I adore about a good brownies. Except hey, these are actually good for you! I've packed these little balls … [Read more...]

Clean Eating Refried Bean Dip

Clean Eating Refried Bean Dip made with five layers of healthy ingredients and 100% gluten-free + vegan too!

While everyone else is filling out brackets, I’ll be sitting on the couch stuffing my face with Mexican dip. What else is new?  Truth is, I’ve never liked basketball. Matt on the other hand? Straight up obsessed, especially when it’s college basketball. So when March Madness hits, it’s goodbye trashy TV shows and hello sweaty men running around on the screen. While there could be worse things … [Read more...]

Vegan Snickerdoodle Energy Bites

Snickerdoodle Energy Bites (gluten-free + vegan)

Thank goodness for energy bites. Like for real. After the weekend we've been having, I'm needing all the extra energy I can get. Not only has it been a physically draining one, but my emotions are all over the place. But don't get your hopes up. I mean really, when I tell you why, you'll probably laugh... My weekend drama? It's about a sofa. *yawn* But if you don't mind, indulge me for … [Read more...]

Cashew Cherry Quinoa Granola Bars

Healthy Cashew-Cherry Quinoa Granola Bars - made with all natural ingredients, gluten-free + vegan!

If you've ever had a cherry granola bar before, then you know what I'm about to say: HOLY YUM! If not, I hadn't either before I whipped up these bad boys. Plus, now's your chance because I've got a tasty quinoa granola bar recipe that uses tart cherries, sweet dates and crunchy cashews, and pretty much makes the most awesomest snack ever. What I love most about these quinoa granola bars … [Read more...]

Turtle Cookie Quinoa Energy Bites


No bake energy bites that taste like cookies? I'll take a million, please. And then maybe a few more. It feels like energy bites have taken over the world, or at least my Pinterest feed, but how can I complain when these little balls are typically gluten-free, packed with goodies and super healthy? It's more like picture after picture of snack-spiration (you know, snack + inspiration) which … [Read more...]

Buffalo Quinoa Pizza Bites


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


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...]

5-Ingredient Quinoa Granola Bars


If you’re ever in need of a travel-friendly, on-the-go, healthy, easy to make snack, these quinoa granola bars are it. They come together in under 30 minutes, have only 5 ingredients, and are so much healthier than the sugar-heavy bars you buy at the grocery store. They’re 100% natural and are full of healthy fats and fiber. I mean I don’t really travel all that much, but whether I’m going … [Read more...]

5-Ingredient Vegan Quinoa Fudge

5-Ingredient quinoa fudge made gluten-free & vegan

Fudge is one of those things that I’ve never really eaten. I think it’s because it was never around when I was a kid and when I go to chocolate shops, I’d so much rather have a truffle or a chocolate caramel. But it’s one of those sweets that when I eat it, I’m shocked at how good it is. It’s velvety texture, it’s ultra rich flavor. It’s pure decadence. And I know it’s not healthy. Plus, it’s a … [Read more...]

Baked Eggplant Parmesan Crisps

Gluten-Free Baked Eggplant Parmesan Crisps - recipe from Simply Quinoa (

First, I want to welcome you to the brand new SIMPLY QUINOA! I'm thrilled for you to be here and encourage you to take a peek around and see what's new. I think you're going to really like it :) Yes, there's a new name and look, but there's so much more to take in - I can't wait to hear what you think. The thing I'm most excited for is that the content is organized I have cooking videos that … [Read more...]