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Tag Archive | quinoa

The Best of 2013

Happy New Year!  I hope your year is off to a fantastic start!  I always like to spend the last couple days of the year reflecting on the past year and reviewing all the amazing things that happened throughout the year.  It really sets the tone for the upcoming year.  And this year was no […]

Sweet Potato Quinoa Chili

I’ve kind of been stuck on new ideas for recipes to make.  I can’t ever seem to find a happy medium….either I have a billion ideas that I need to do RIGHT NOW or nothing.  So I asked some friends for suggestions.  And healthy chili was one of those suggestions.  It was perfect timing too.  […]

Spicy Shrimp Quinoa

Mr. Real Food and I don’t agree about many things (it’s not a bad thing – just different tastes).  One thing we do agree on is our love for quinoa.  Yes, I would say we love quinoa.  Of course, we disagree of which kind we like best.  He prefers red and I like plain quinoa.  […]

Quinoa Spinach Pilaf

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been experimenting with some different uses for quinoa.  Now don’t get me wrong, I love, love, love plain quinoa and could eat it for almost every meal but certain other members of my family like a little more variety.  I like variety too but sometimes I just don’t […]

Gluten free Quinoa Brownies

Since discovering quinoa a few months ago, I’ve looked at tons and tons of recipes with quinoa.  If you haven’t heard about all the amazing healthy benefits of quinoa, read this article.  I ran across a recipe for a quinoa chocolate cake that sounded very interesting.  I still wasn’t sure about making a dessert with […]

Quinoa Pizza Bites

I’ve been looking at various recipes that can be made with quinoa instead of just the typical recipes that replace rice.  This recipe from Fit for Success caught my attention so I thought I’d give it a shot.  I’m so glad I did!  It was a delicious, easy, AND healthy snack (or appetizer) and only takes […]

Quinoa and Sauteed Veggies

I’m sure I’ve mentioned it before, but quinoa is one of my favorite foods!  If you missed my post about quinoa and aren’t sure what the heck quinoa is, you can read about it here.  This is one of my favorite meals and can be prepared with a variety of different ingredients with whatever veggies […]