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Spicy Chipotle Roasted Butternut Squash With Cilantro Lime Quinoa

This is hot! Seriously. Like 5 alarm fire hot. But, not to worry, you can make it less spicy, and the cilantro lime quinoa adds a nice balance. It is both vegan (Note: some vegans don’t eat honey. In that case sub agave) and gluten-free, and tastes great reheated the next day. Also, the cilantro… Continue reading Spicy Chipotle Roasted Butternut Squash With Cilantro Lime Quinoa

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Spicy Herb Tricolored Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

I love mushrooms, and especially around the holiday, stuffed mushrooms make a perfect party food. They can be used as an appetizer, a side dish or sometimes even part of a main dish if you have a vegetarian or vegan at your table. The problem I tend to run into is that they are usually… Continue reading Spicy Herb Tricolored Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

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Shaved Brussels Sprouts & Pomegranate Tricolor Quinoa

As soon as I saw the package of shaved brussels sprouts at Trader Joe’s I knew I wanted to try something fun with them. My first thought was to substitute them for spinach in a dip, but since every time I bought a bag, it went bad before I could make one, I took it… Continue reading Shaved Brussels Sprouts & Pomegranate Tricolor Quinoa

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Quinoa Pilaf with Artichokes, Leeks and Sugar Snap Peas

The nice folks over at Carapelli sent over this delicious recipe the other day! Leeks, quinoa, artichokes and sugar snap peas — doesn’t that just make you want to jump in the kitchen and start cooking this delicious combination?! As long as you use the vegetable broth, it’s vegetarian and gluten free. To make it… Continue reading Quinoa Pilaf with Artichokes, Leeks and Sugar Snap Peas