quinoa

Skinny Vegan Quinoa with Black Beans

November 13, 2013
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I have a wonderful quinoa and black beans recipe to share today from SkinnyMs.com! Quinoa is a perfected substitute for traditional ‘Rice & Beans’ and it cooks much faster too. If you’ve been skeptical of trying quinoa in the past and are not sure just what to pair it with, this is a great recipe [...]

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Vegan Chickpea Quinoa Burgers with Lemon and Thyme (Gluten Free)

July 7, 2013
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Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to be enjoying outdoor barbecues and picnics. Everyone wants to enjoy a freshly grilled hamburger or veggie burger. But making your own is quite easy and insanely tasty without using oils or refined soy products. My chickpea quinoa burgers are soy-free, nut-free and gluten-free so they will [...]

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Vegan Southwest Sweet Potato Quinoa Breakfast Hash

February 23, 2013
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While I was driving back through the states (on my trip back to Canada from Texas) and luckily I got to try a few vegan breakfast options along the way. (Which I use for inspiration!) I got this breakfast hash (picture below)  at the Flying Star Cafe in Albuquerque New Mexico. It’s normally served with eggs, [...]

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Vegan Quinoa Chickpea Pilaff

November 26, 2012
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Quinoa is all the rage now, and so are quinoa salads and pilaffs. There are hundreds of ways to season quinoa and you don’t have to just eat it plain on the side. If you find cooking quinoa properly still a challenge, check out my post How To Cook Quinoa Perfectly to make sure your next [...]

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Low Fat Vegan Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini Boats

October 24, 2012
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These vegan quinoa stuffed zucchini boats would make a delicious entree for a special dinner or any holiday occasion. I really think it’s important to have a nice entree when serving a holiday meal without meat so those who are not used to eating vegan feel more comfortable eating something more eye catching and filling [...]

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Super Protein Packed Spinach Salad With Quinoa, Chickpeas and Creamy Orange Hemp Seed Dressing

July 17, 2012
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I think it’s time for more salads. Yes, sometimes you can get tired of the same old ones, so I wanted to create a better recipe that was all around tasty, just like you’d find at a vegetarian restaurant. All salads are not created equal of course… sometimes you just eat one because they’re good [...]

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How To Cook Quinoa Perfectly Every Time On The Stove Or In A Rice Cooker With Photos

January 23, 2012
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Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wa) is a delicious low fat superfood grain (actually a pseudo cereal, it is not a grass like wheat is) that comes from South America and is closely related to beets, spinach and tumbleweeds, believe it or not! This is also why it is gluten free. Quinoa is not related to wheat and [...]

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