quinoa

Stealth Cooking
Recipe: Quinoa pilaf

Oct 30, 2012
Recipe: Quinoa pilaf

I'm amazed every year how the change of seasons influences the change in my taste buds. Suddenly, I'm craving warm, comfort foods - hearty soups, pilafs with deep flavors, and many things roasted. This pilaf helps me welcome fall. It features eart...

52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Mini quinoa-zucchini frittatas

Recipe: Mini quinoa-zucchini frittatas

Life is a little hectic right now. First there was the baking competition, which took up a good amount of my time. At the same time, I was looking for a new place to live and found a house to rent after a few weeks of searching around town. Which means the one thing...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Cheesy quinoa casserole

Jun 20, 2012
Recipe: Cheesy quinoa casserole

Resolutions and goals aren't solely reserved  for New Year's. I'm a firm believer that you can set them for any time of the year. One of the goals we've in embraced in our household for summer is to get healthy and I'm not talking about sucking do...

Poor Girl Eats Well
Recipe: Kale, quinoa and fresh strawberry salad with Minneola vinaigrette

Recipe: Kale, quinoa and fresh strawberry salad with Minneola vinaigrette

Have you ever had one of those weeks (months, years) when everything that could go wrong does go wrong, to the point where it goes beyond tragic and right into comical? That’s been my life lately, and at this point I don’t know whether to break down into sobs or laugh maniacally at the...

Poor Girl Eats Well
Recipe: Fudgy quinoa brownies

Recipe: Fudgy quinoa brownies

Yes, I went there. By now, most of you know about my slight quinoa addiction.  Its ability to multitask makes it one of my favorite ingredients during Bare Bones times (which is all the time right now, lol), and its versatility simply can’t be beat.  Salads, soups, main dishes, sides… you name it, quinoa...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Quinoa with cauliflower, cranberries and pine nuts

Quinoa with cauliflower, cranberries and pine nuts Serves 6 to 8 as a side dish Recipe by Nina Atlas. INGREDIENTS 1 1/4 cups quinoa, rinsed in a fine sieve 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium...

Poor Girl Eats Well
Recipe: Warm shrimp, quinoa and spinach salad

Recipe: Warm shrimp, quinoa and spinach salad

I should probably call this post “The Little Recipe That Could”.  It’s a story about an old recipe of mine that has gone through so much just to get here, that I can’t help but hold it near and dear to my heart as one of my favorites. My original intent was to share...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Warm quinoa and roasted vegetable salad with Meyer lemon (riesling) vinaigrette

Recipe: Warm quinoa and roasted vegetable salad with Meyer lemon (riesling) vinaigrette

Warm quinoa and roasted vegetable salad with Meyer lemon (riesling) vinaigretteWarm quinoa and roasted vegetable salad with Meyer lemon (riesling) vinaigrette Serves 3-4 This recipe comes from Kimberly Morales, author of the Poor Girl Eat...

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Stealth Cooking
Recipe: Quinoa tabbouleh

Mar 9, 2012
Recipe: Quinoa tabbouleh

Quinoa, the superpower of grains, is back. It figures prominently in this tabbouleh, which uses fresh lemons and olive oil, with the addition of some green vegetables. If you'd like to be more traditional with your tabbouleh, use tomatoes and cucumbers...

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Poor Girl Eats Well
Recipe: Strawberry-banana quinoa muffins

Recipe: Strawberry-banana quinoa muffins

It’s been fun getting more comfortable with baking over the past year and a half.  While I’m still nowhere near the level of some my more baking-capable friends, I no longer fear things like precisely measured baking powder or overworking my dough.  Like the old adage says, practice makes perfect, and while perfection still...

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