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Easy Sunday Food Prep + {Curry Pumpkin Chowder}

Do you do weekly food prep on Sundays? I know some bloggers who cook / bake / prep 15+ things and spend hours upons hours in the kitchen on Sunday afternoon getting everything ready for the week. I am not one of those people. BUT, over the past year I have developed some habits that are quick, easy, and worth sharing to help you set yourself up for a healthy and delicious week ahead! ... Read more » about Easy Sunday Food Prep + {Curry Pumpkin Chowder}

Top 5 Quinoa Recipes, an Interview, and a Giveaway!

If couldn't already tell, I love quinoa! It's super versatile, a great plant-based source of protein, and so good for you... which is why it's one of the 10 superfoods in my upcoming cookbook! I love using it in desserts, main dishes, salads, everything!! So when Ancient Harvest asked me to do an interview with them and give away some of their fabulous quinoa to my readers, I didn't hesitate. I talk about ... Read more » about Top 5 Quinoa Recipes, an Interview, and a Giveaway!

Silk Almond Blends + {Sweet Sticky Coconut Quinoa}

Silk recently came out with a new Almondmilk with Protein + Fiber that I talked about in this post. It was creamy and thick and perfect for savory uses. Remember those amazing Super Greens Mac & Cheese Cups?!?! But today I'm even more excited to share another new Silk product with you: their Unsweetened Almond/Coconut Blend. It has all the same good-for-you ... Read more » about Silk Almond Blends + {Sweet Sticky Coconut Quinoa}

Guest Post: {Warm Zucchini Pasta w/Quinoa}

I'm excited to have Alyssa, the official "Queen of Quinoa" here today to share her knowledge on quinoa in general (one of my favorite superfoods!!) as well as a delicious recipe. Even more exciting, I literally JUST ordered my own spiralizer on Amazon this week, so these spiralized zucchini noodles are definitely going to be in my immediate future. Soooooo, without further ado... ... Read more » about Guest Post: {Warm Zucchini Pasta w/Quinoa}

Recipe w/Chicken, Kale, & Quinoa: Tuscan Chicken Soup

So I was watching "The Kitchen" the other day on the Food Network and they mentioned that the top three search words on their site are:

  • chicken
  • kale
  • quinoa
These are currently the most popular foods that people want to cook with. Well, I've got you covered with this new Tuscan Chicken Soup, because it has all ... Read more » about Recipe w/Chicken, Kale, & Quinoa: Tuscan Chicken Soup

Over-the-top Delicious Pecan Pie without Corn Syrup

First a confession: I am totally into that Food Network show "Chopped"!! I love seeing what's in the basket and what each contestant decides to create -- both from a culinary perspective and also the design/presentation. So when Ancient Harvest Quinoa invited me to participate in a "Chopped-style" contest this winter, I was almost giddy. ... Read more » about Over-the-top Delicious Pecan Pie without Corn Syrup

A Healthy Snack: {Quinoa Pizza Bites}

I hope you all had a fabulous long Thanksgiving weekend -- filled with friends, family, delicious food, and even a little holiday shopping! Our food was over-the-top delicious, especially the smoked turkey. Dear Hubby said it was the best turkey he'd ever eaten -- in 30+ years! Babycakes helped me a lot with the turkey...stirring the brine in a big bucket, cleaning the turkey, removing the neck, brushing on the butter, etc... She thought everything was ... Read more » about A Healthy Snack: {Quinoa Pizza Bites}

Yummy {Sweet Potato Pie} on a Maple Quinoa Crust

Let me just start out with this:    I am in love with this pie. It was all I had hoped for and more:

  • Tasted divine.
  • Perfectly cooked.
  • A quinoa crust success.

And Babycakes and I may or may not have had 2.5 slices for breakfast after yesterday morning's photoshoot... OK, we did, and it was awesome!!! And I didn't even feel that bad about "pie for breakfast" because, ... Read more » about Yummy {Sweet Potato Pie} on a Maple Quinoa Crust

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